Rivers of Steel works with communities throughout the Heritage Area, collaborating and supporting programs that foster the creative economy, while working together with creative professionals, enterprises, and communities to establish the region as a thriving destination—to live, work, and play.
Rivers of Steel Arts
Rivers of Steel Arts celebrates creative inquiry by crafting opportunities to interpret the region’s past, reimagine its future, and explore a sense of place. Through exhibitions, festivals, workshops, tours, and happenings, Rivers of Steel Arts helps individuals connect with their communities in meaningful ways.
Mon Valley Creative Corridor
An initiative of Rivers of Steel, the Mon Valley Creative Corridor aims to strengthen the economic and cultural vitality of the Monongahela River Valley by fostering the creative economy, collectively working together with creative professionals, enterprises, and communities to establish the region as a thriving destination—to live, work, and play.
Murals on a Mission
Murals on a Mission: New Kensington is a project designed to energize the community of New Kensington, Pennsylvania through high-impact public art. The partnership harnessesthe power of large-scale, text-based murals to enhance the visibility of the city, create a sense of place—and bring color, vibrancy, and new character to the urban environment.