On Thursday, July 23 from 9:30am-12pm, TJ Arts hosts entertainer Tom Breiding at CCAC South Campus Auditorium in a free program available to West Jefferson Hills children and their families. Mr. Breiding is a singer, guitarist, songwriter and recording artist, and he will perform his program “Story of a Steeltown,” which includes musical stories about steelworkers, coal miners and family life in our region, showing our region’s key role in shaping America.

Children must be accompanied by an adult if not part of an organized group. All tickets are FREE, courtesy of TJ Arts!

Unfortunately, due to several factors we must cancel ARTS Day this summer, which was scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2015. We appreciate everyone’s enthusiasm for this new event and will refund those who had signed up to participate. If you have any questions, please email contactus@2cc.4e0.myftpupload.com.

TJ Arts launched a second Classic Crooners singing group for senior citizens this year. Originally scheduled to be at Jefferson Library, the group has been relocated to Arrowood at Southwestern, which is an independent senior living community at 512 Lewis Run Road.

The group rehearses every Wednesday from 2-3pm at at Arrowood.

This is FREE to all participants, and no experience necessary – just show up and sing along!

For questions, please contact Judy Ford at 412-469-3330.

TJ Arts announces its newest signature event- Arts Day! To be held on Saturday, June 27 at CCAC South Campus, this event will feature workshops with professional artists and an evening showcase free to the community. To get more information or to register for this event, click here!

Classic Crooners logoClassic Crooners is a singing group for senior citizens in West Jefferson Hills and the surrounding neighborhoods that is taught by esteemed local music educator Marian BollmanJefferson Hills Public Library has opened its doors to us this year to host our second Classic Crooners group, and we are excited to partner with the library to help reach even more WJH residents!

The first class will be April 22, 2015 from 2-3pm, and the group will rehearse every Wednesday at the library.

This is FREE to all participants, and no experience necessary – just show up on April 22 and sing along!

To register, either:

  • Call 412-655-7741
  • Go online to www.jeffersonhillslibrary.org and select “Event Keeper” and the start date (April 22)
  • Register in-person at the Jefferson Hills Public Library main desk
The Classic Crooners group from Atria South Hills performing at Hot on the Arts in June 2014.
The Classic Crooners group from Atria South Hills performing at Hot on the Arts in June 2014.

MadMexlogoYou can support TJ Arts and eat your burrito, too, when you attend TJ Arts’ Mad Mex fundraiser on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 7pm. Mad Mex in Shadyside will donate proceeds from all food and alcohol sales that evening to TJ Arts! Your dinner will help support TJ Arts enrichment activities for West Jefferson Hills students and residents, so add it to your calendar! Use the button below to purchase tickets online or call 412-655-0747.

This year’s Sweet Sweet Jazz will be held Sunday, October 12 at 7pm in the TJHS Auditorium. Proceeds from the evening’s ticket sales will benefit arts enrichment in all West Jefferson Hills schools, which includes field trips to see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra perform downtown at Heinz Hall. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door.


TJ Arts is proud to announce the third annual performance of its signature summer event, Hot on the Arts. Approximately 55 alumni, current students and area residents will return to the CCAC South Campus Theatre June 22 at 7:00 p.m. for a third year of cabaret-style performances exploring the theme of “Sentimental Journey.” That evening, TJ Arts will also announce the recipients of the Matteo Music Scholarship and the TJ Arts Scholarship.

Proceeds from Hot on the Arts will in part help support the various arts enrichment programs sponsored by TJ Arts for students in West Jefferson Hills School District. After five years of programming, the 2013/14 school year marks the first time that TJ Arts programs have benefitted all 3,000 students in the district.

– Sunday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m.

– CCAC South Campus Theatre

– Tickets are $15 and can be purchased HERE or by calling 412-655-0747

– Featuring Tim Hartman as Master of Ceremonies and the Classic Crooners senior citizen singing group

We just received word from the Pittsburgh Foundation with preliminary results from the Day of Giving on May 6… and with your help, TJ Arts raised more than $8,600 in 18 hours! This represents a 50% increase in our donations from last year. We are sincerely grateful to all who support our efforts to bring enriching arts experiences to students and residents in West Jefferson Hills.