Manchester Craftsmens Guild
Rating: 5 stars 1 review
Issues: Arts & Culture
Location: 1815 Metropolitan St Pittsburgh PA 15233 USA
Our guiding vision leads Manchester Craftsmen's Guild to create environments of hope, professionalism, opportunity and excellence that enable people to realize a better quality of life for themselves and their communities through arts, education, culture and enterprise programs. To fulfill Manchester Craftsmen's Guild's vision, we engage it as our mission to directly employ the visual and performing arts to:
* Educate and inspire inner-city youth to become productive citizens;
* Preserve, present and promote jazz and the visual arts to stimulate intercultural understanding, appreciation and enhancement of the quality of life for our audiences; and
* Equip and educate leaders to further demonstrate entrepreneurial potential.
Programs: MCG-Arts - MCG recognizes the visual arts as a universal form of communication. As such, the Arts program promotes cultural discovery and empathy by connecting diverse, accomplished artists to young people and their communities. Visiting artists participate in exhibitions, workshops and lectures in photography, ceramics, digital imaging, drawing and painting. The Visual Arts-Visiting Artists Program is integrated with the Guild's educational programs. MCH-Youth - MCG Youth provides art and life skills experiences for students in grades sixth through twelve. MCG Youth programming includes: Arts Apprenticeship Training, Arts Collaborative, Artists-In-Schools Program, Summer Arts Intensive, Arts Leadership and Public Service Initiative, and Riding Through History. MCG-Jazz - The Jazz division of MCG preserves, presents and promotes America's music-Jazz. MCG Jazz programming includes an active concert season at the Guild's Music Hall, participation in the Mellon Jazz Festival, The Student Jazz Spectacular and Third Grade Jazz.
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