The Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance (PRAA) is your one-stop shop to learn about arts and culture in southwestern PA. PRAA, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization, was founded in 1988 with a mission to develop and promote the arts throughout rural areas of southwestern Pennsylvania.  PRAA’s activities are supported by membership dues, grants and other donations.

Upcoming Events and Activities

The arts are alive and thriving in southwestern Pennsylvania! In communities throughout the region there are a great many arts and cultural events and activities for young and old. There are musical performances, theater productions, art classes, dance classes, art galleries, arts festivals, ethnic foods and so much more. Check out our calendar of events to find something fun to do!

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Member Organizations

Pennsylvania Rural Arts Alliance member organizations range from very small, all volunteer-driven groups to larger organizations with offices, performance and exhibit spaces and paid staff. Members include performing arts organizations, community arts centers, groups that focus on children’s activities, festival presenters, and more. Individual members are also welcome.

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