MCGI & All City Arts Showcase

April 12–May 14, 2021

Virtual Exhibition of accepted work

Award Winners featured in the MCG Gallery



All submissions due by March 7, 2021

11th &12th Grade

*up to 4 pieces per student may be submitted

9th &10th Grade

Work must be submitted by a teacher

*Teachers may submit up to 5 pieces


cash + workshops + college scholarships

Over $200,000

in Scholarships and Prizes

MCGI Virtual Awards Ceremony

April 28, 2021 @ 7:00 p.m.

Broadcast live by PCTV

Prizes From:

Academy of Science & Art

The Andy Warhol Museum

Associated Artists of Pittsburgh

Dorothy Raizman

Eleanor Friedberg

Media Awards

Standard Ceramic Supply

Workshop Scholarships

FallingWater Institute

Pittsburgh Glass Center Steeltown Entertainment Project Touchstone Center for Crafts

Arrowmont School of Crafts

College Scholarships

Bethany College

Carlow University

CCAC Educational Foundation

Chatham University

Eleanor Friedberg Scholarships

LaRoche University

Slippery Rock University

Westminster College

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

For more than 50 years, the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild has been a champion for youth, art and education in Pittsburgh. Historically, MCG has hosted an annual juried arts exhibition where talented students from Pittsburgh Public Schools competed for accolades and awards. The MCG Invitational continues this tradition of serving Pittsburgh area high-school students. By providing this opportunity, the MCG Invitational will highlight talent, reward achievement, and encourage hope among those who might otherwise be overlooked.


The MCG Invitational seeks to recognize excellence and extol achievement demonstrated by youth in urban and economically disadvantaged communities. By heralding these values, this exhibition will reward meritorious students with cash awards, prizes and post-secondary education scholarships.

MCG Youth &Arts

1815 Metropolitan Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15233

(412) 322-1773

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MCG Youth & Arts is an affiliate of Manchester Bidwell Corporation

We admit students of any race, sex, national origin, religion, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any other beautiful identifier.

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