The RAC Spring Institute Scheduled for  24 March 2020 has been postponed until Spring 2021 due to the  coronavirus.

RAC 2019 - 2020 School Year Video

Past RAC Spring Institute's

RAC Spring Institute

Frederick L. Smeigh Education Center

Frazier Middle School


23 May 2019

On  23 May 2019 a Rural Arts Collaborative Spring Institute was held at Frederick L. Smeigh Education Center in Perryopolis, Pennsylvania. Along with demonstrations and performances by Pittsburgh musician Calvin Stemley, the Bricolage Production Company, the immersive theater troupe headquartered in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, and Attack Theatre, a dance company from East Liberty, the institute gathered together regional artists who have been in residence at schools in SW Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Ohio.

2018 - 2019

RAC Spring Institute – Bentworth High School – 09 May 2018

On 09 May 2018 a Rural Arts Collaborative Spring Institute was held at Bentworth High School. Along with demonstrations and performances by Pittsburgh musician Calvin Stemley, the Bricolage Production Company, the immersive theater troupe headquartered in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District, and Attack Theatre, a dance company from East Liberty, the institute gathered together regional artists who have been in residence at schools in Washington, Greene and Fayette counties and Wheeling, W.Va., since the program’s founding in 2012.