Call for Artists -
In Conversation with Mo Willems' Opposites Abstract

What Is Opposite?

Opposites are ever-present in our lives.

This call invites you to reflect on abstract artworks by author and illustrator Mo Willems, which will be on exhibit at MuseumLab in 2023.

Propose a work of art or performance of your own that is in conversation with one or more of Mo Willems’ opposites.

Learn more about Mo Willems’ Opposites Abstract here;  the artwork is also displayed on the application form for reference.

We are interested in works that recognize and blur opposites, that celebrate our differences and similarities.

application deadline:  May 15, 2022

Apply here

By clicking on the link to apply, you agree to not duplicate, use or share for any purposes whatsoever the images and art work included in the application.

Download the Call for Artists flyer here.

Call for Artists - Remake Your Story Immersive Theater Camps

Call Details

The Children’s Museum is seeking local actors, writers and theater professionals to act as the playwrights and creative directors for four separate summer camp sessions.

About the Program

You will guide campers ages 8-13 through the process of writing, producing and performing an original play. Campers will create and perform their own original show while learning to form a community that works together from “Places!” to curtain call. Flexible/limited schedule, supplemented and assisted by Children’s Museum


Teaching Artists.

Camp Sessions:

June 20 – 24, 2022
June 28 – July 1, 2022

Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

application deadline:  May 29, 2022

Learn more and apply here

Tough Art 2022

We are pleased to reinstate the in-person Tough Art Residency in 2022 after a two year hiatus. Artists work. Artists work collaboratively with Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh staff to create and develop an engaging work of art tough enough to withstand the enthusiasm of our audience and to be exhibited in the museum.

The Tough Art 2022 Artists have been chosen!

The Tough Art exhibit will open in Fall 2022.

Learn more here.