Participating Organizations

RAD Pass brings cultural literacy and learning to life by connecting library cardholders to the region's vast array of cultural assets.

front entrance to the Andy Warhol Museum

Andy Warhol Museum

Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the place of Andy Warhol’s birth, The Andy Warhol Museum holds the largest collection of Warhol’s artworks and archival materials. We are one of the most comprehensive single-artist museums in the world and the largest in North America. 


August Wilson African American Cultural Center

August Wilson African American Cultural Center champions artists and programs that reflect universal issues of identity illuminated in the works of the 20th century’s greatest American dramatist and which still resonate today.


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Carnegie Museum of Art

Carnegie Museum of Art creates experiences that connect people to art, ideas, and one another. The museum is committed to global engagement and regional advancement. We champion creativity and its importance to society with experiences that welcome, inspire, challenge, and inform. Our core activities—collecting, conserving, presenting, and interpreting more than 34,0000 works of art—make those experiences possible. 

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, is among the top natural history museums in the country. It maintains, preserves, and interprets an extraordinary collection of artifacts, objects, and scientific specimens used to broaden understanding of evolution, conservation, and biodiversity.

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Carnegie Science Center

Recipient of the 2003 National Award for Museum Service, Carnegie Science Center inspires and entertains by connecting science and technology with everyday life. In addition to providing valuable scientific experiences, Carnegie Science Center engages in outreach programs that serve Pittsburgh’s diverse community. The Science Center is located on Pittsburgh’s North Shore along the banks of the Ohio River and is accessible to persons with disabilities. 

Children's Museum of Pittsburgh

The mission of Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is to provide innovative and inclusive museum experiences that inspire kindness, joy, creativity and curiosity for all learners. We forge connections with artists, community partners and neighbors to work on behalf of children, youth and families. Our vision is to transform education.

Ticket Type: Digital/Print Pass with ID

The Frick Pittsburgh Museums & Gardens

Discover authentic experiences engaging with art, exploring history, and enjoying nature at The Frick Pittsburgh, one of the city’s great hidden gems. Nestled on 10-acres of lush garden surrounds in the heart of Pittsburgh’s East End, the Frick is home to Clayton, the only intact Gilded Age mansion remaining from Pittsburgh’s Millionaire’s Row, the Frick Art Museum hosting a series of rotating special exhibitions, the Car and Carriage Museum, a charming Café, and more! To learn more about all the Frick has to offer, visit

Ticket Type: Digital/Print Pass with ID

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Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Named after 20th century entertainment legends, Gene Kelly and Billy Strayhorn, both natives of Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood, the Kelly Strayhorn Theater (KST) is reflective of the passion that its founders had for the arts. Today, the Kelly Strayhorn Theater carries on the legacy of its founders by fostering bold and innovative artistry with a global perspective. The theater celebrates diversity in voice, thought, and expression, and upholds a firm commitment to inclusion. Furthermore, KST provides a safe and welcome space for dialogue and artistic expression for all who enter. The Kelly Strayhorn Theater has a dynamic footprint in Pittsburgh, with two venues running along Penn Avenue. The KST Alloy Studios is a cultural hub in the heart of East Liberty, and the historic Kelly Strayhorn Theater is located in the thriving business district. “Together We Build Community” at Kelly Strayhorn Theater. And more than fifteen years after the founding of the theater, KST continues to use its broad reach to impact the contemporary arts and the community.

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The Latin American Cultural Center (LACC)

The Latin American Cultural Center (LACC) is an outreach initiative of the Latin American Studies Association (LASA), a non-profit organization of nearly 13,000 scholars and students from around the world that has been based in Pittsburgh, PA since 1986. Significant expansion of both membership and programs led LASA to seek a new headquarters facility, and they found the perfect building in the historic district of Oakland—the educational center of Pittsburgh. Ample space in the new facility offered LASA room to expand, as well the opportunity to develop this exciting new outreach initiative for the public—the Latin American Cultural Center.

LACC features beautiful and highly informative museum display, as well as live programming in an intimate performance venue that highlights the diverse cultures, music, film, and current day issues of Latin America and the Caribbean. Exhibits and related programming are open to the general public and school groups who wish to explore this incredible region of our world. A large exhibit gallery is reserved for featuring changing presentations of special topics related to this vast geographical area. Additionally, the facility has been beautifully renovated, and several gracious areas are available for rental

Mattress Factory

The Mattress Factory is an artist-centered museum, international residency program and renowned producer and presenter of installation art. We say “yes” to artists, offering time and space to dream and realize projects in Pittsburgh. We invite audiences from around the world and around the corner to step inside, immerse and connect with the artistic process.


Ticket Type: Digital/Print Pass with ID

MCG Jazz

MCG Jazz is a social enterprise of Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, a subsidiary of Manchester Bidwell Corporation, a non-profit arts and learning center in Pittsburgh, PA.

Through our guiding principles: environment shapes behavior, people are assets and creativity fuels enterprise, and our mission to preserve, present and promote jazz, we aim to strengthen the Pittsburgh jazz community and contribute to the overall cultural and artistic diversity of the region.

The MCG Jazz concert series – one of the longest running subscription-based jazz performance series in the county –has been a safe place for artists to share their art and discuss relevant issues of the time. Our recording label produces distinctive albums from a wide variety of artists, our educational programs serve elementary, middle and high school aged students in urban and rural communities, and our archives of audio/video recordings, photographs, interviews and individual artist collections exists as a model for learning for future generations to help grow the audience for jazz and enhance the artform and its creators.

Ticket Type: Digital/Print Pass with ID

National Aviary

The one and only National Aviary is located on Pittsburgh’s historic Northside. The National Aviary is home to more than 500 birds representing more than 150 diverse species from around the world, many of them threatened or endangered in the wild. The National Aviary’s large walk-through habitats create an intimate, up-close interaction between visitors and free-flying birds, including opportunities to hand-feed and to meet many species rarely found in zoos.

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New Hazlett Theater

The New Hazlett Theater is an amazing, unique black-box performance space in Pittsburgh’s Northside. We are honored to be the caretakers of this significant and historic performing arts venue. Our role is to carry on the tradition of new, interesting, inspiring work, incubate local artists, and ensure that the New Hazlett Theater is available and accessible to audiences, performers, presenters and artists of all types.

We provide a nurturing, collaborative environment for artists – mostly local Pittsburgh artists – to push boundaries and make smart and surprising work. We do this in a couple of ways: by providing subsidized rental space for many local arts organizations, and by creating residency opportunities for independent artists, like the artists selected for our Community Supported Art (or CSA) performance series.

We are also a significant partner in arts education, presenting strong programming and outreach to schools and youth groups through the Educational Matinee component of the CSA program, and by partnering with our resident companies who target young people as performers and audience members. 

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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

A green oasis in the middle of Pittsburgh’s vibrant Oakland neighborhood, Phipps Conservatory has provided a world-class garden experience to its visitors since 1893. This pass allows a group of up to four people to enjoy the beauty and wonders of nature at Phipps’ 14-room glasshouse and 23 distinct gardens. There’s always something blooming at Phipps; visit our website to see what’s happening now!



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Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

The mission of Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures is to connect celebrated authors with the community, elevate civic discourse, and inspire creativity and a passion for the literary arts. Our commitment to knowledge, learning, and artistic excellence guides and informs our work. We endeavor to inspire members of diverse communities by providing opportunities to experience authors who speak on issues that reflect our values such as justice, compassion, citizenship, acceptance, courage, and equity. 

Ticket Type: Digital/Print Pass with ID

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden was founded in 1988 by horticulturists who envisioned a world-class outdoor garden for the Pittsburgh area. The journey to date has had many unexpected turns, but the community commitment to make the garden a reality has been unwavering. Pittsburgh Botanic Garden inspires people to value plants, garden design and the natural world by cultivating plant collections of the Allegheny Plateau and temperate regions, creating display gardens, conducting educational programs and conserving the environment. The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is a member of the American Association of Museums (AAM) and American Public Gardens Association (APGA).

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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Since 1984, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, a non-profit arts organization, has worked to make the Steel City a place where the arts can flourish. Our efforts have focused on the cultural and economic development of the Cultural District, a 14-square-block area of downtown Pittsburgh. What was once a downtrodden red-light district now thrives as a vibrant center for culture, art, food, and community. Pittsburgh’s Cultural District stands as a nationwide model for how the arts can play a pivotal role in urban revitalization. 

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Pittsburgh Opera

Established by five intrepid women in 1939, Pittsburgh Opera is viewed as one of the most vibrant opera organizations in the U.S., with a rich artistic tradition, outstanding educational programs, an acclaimed artist training program, and a progressive outlook toward the future. Pittsburgh Opera enriches Pittsburgh and the tri-state area and draws national and international attention to the region by: creating live opera at the highest standards of artistic excellence; making opera accessible to a diverse audience; and developing young singers into tomorrow’s artists.

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The Pittsburgh Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates own a history filled with World Championships, legendary players and some of baseball’s most dramatic games. Experience the joy of watching the Pirates play at beautiful PNC Park, located on Pittsburgh’s North Shore.

Pittsburgh Public Theater

Pittsburgh Public Theater also strives to serve, challenge, stimulate and entertain while operating in a fiscally responsible manner. The Public shares its resources with the community through education and engagement initiatives intended for a wide range of people with the goal of expanding and diversifying the audience while enriching the community.

Ticket Type: Promo Code

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra performing on stage

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra seeks to engage, enrich, and inspire through unparalleled live musical experiences. 

Our Values:  

  • Excellence   
  • Inclusivity  
  • Integrity  
  • Celebration/Enjoyment  


Who We Serve: We serve the city of Pittsburgh, the residents of Allegheny County as well as residents from a thirteen-county region across Western Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. In addition, we serve an international audience through our touring, recording activities and legacy. 

Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium

The Pittsburgh Zoo & Aquarium is one wild place! Home to more than 8,000 diverse animals representing over 600 species, it is where elephants ramble, giraffes roam, sharks dive, and otters frolic. Here, penguins play, gorillas raise families, and kids have a kingdom. We celebrate and conserve wildlife in our backyard and around the world, inspiring our visitors to conserve nature for future generations. We offer many amenities to help you get the most out of your visit. In addition, all Zoo facilities can accommodate our guests in accordance with ADA standards. 

Ticket Type: Digital/Print Pass with ID

Prime Stage Theater

With over 100 Productions, we have been proudly executing our mission to entertain, inspire, and enrich through professional theater by bringing literature to life. A hallmark of Prime Stage is how we consistently present artistic and educational productions and community-wide programs presented alongside local partners.

All mainstage productions are performed by Prime Stage Theatre at the New Hazlett Theater Center for Performing Arts.

Quantum Theatre

Quantum Theatre is a company of progressive, professional artists dedicated to producing intimate and sophisticated theatrical experiences in uncommon settings, exploring universal themes of truth, beauty, and human relationships in unexpectedways.


Ticket Type: Promo Code

Senator John Heinz History Center

Voted the #1 History Museum in America by USA Today, the Senator John Heinz History Center is the largest history museum in Pennsylvania and a Smithsonian Affiliate. Located in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District, the History Center preserves and interprets American history with a Western Pennsylvania connection. Explore six floors of engaging exhibits and iconic artifacts, perfect for visitors of all ages. The History Center is home to the two-floor Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum, which celebrates legendary athletes and unforgettable moments from the City of Champions. Don’t miss the museum’s new exhibition, A Woman’s Place: How Women Shaped Pittsburgh, which shares the inspiring stories of fierce and unflappable women who helped change the world.


Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum is a unique military memorial dedicated to honoring the men and women of all branches of service, from all generations and conflicts. Our mission is to preserve a lasting tribute to those men and women who unselfishly gave of themselves in serving their country, particularly during the American’s conflicts. Through educational programs, museum exhibits and veteran service programs, we share and promote the significance of the facility with the community as a living memorial, an educational asset and cultural treasure.


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