The 2023-2024 Prospectus Application is closed.


The ideal Prospectus candidate is actively engaged with cultural creation and is dedicated to growing their curatorial practice in a collaborative environment. 

All individuals over 21 years of age are eligible to apply. Applicants must be located in the Pittsburgh region and able to attend all scheduled sessions and commit a minimum of ten to fifteen hours per month throughout the program duration. 

Applications will be evaluated based upon the strength of concept, feasibility for the time and space provided,  potential impact of the program on applicant’s curatorial career, and alignment with Brew House Arts’ values. Previous curation of an exhibition is not required. 

Underrepresented candidates, including black and non-black people of color, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTQ+, are encouraged to apply. Brew House Arts is committed to being accessible to all. If you have specific accommodations or needs, contact us at and let us know what accommodations we can make to ensure your experience is positive. 

Collectives or collaborative submissions are eligible to submit for up to two individuals working together. For collaborative applications, curator honorarium will be split evenly among participants. 

*Individuals considering applying to both Distillery & Prospectus must select one program for which to apply each season. Individuals selected to participate in the Prospectus program will be ineligible to participate in BHA’s Distillery program simultaneously. Previous Prospectus participants are not eligible to reapply.

*All program participants must agree to the Brew House Arts Community Agreements


All program participants must be able to:

  • Attend all workshops and complete any assigned tasks
  • Oversee the selection of artwork & development of an exhibition checklist
  • Communicate directly with artists or artist representatives to secure artwork for exhibition
  • Oversee the floorplan and installation of your exhibition
  • Oversee the scheduling for delivery of artwork to the Brew House Gallery
  • Complete all assigned exhibition texts 
  • Attend exhibition opening reception
  • Develop and participate in public programs such as a curator tour and/ or artist talk  
  • Communicate professionally with artists, Brew House staff, and mentors


The program awards selected curators with a $2,000 stipend for program participation. Honorarium will be paid in two parts direct to curators.  

In addition to honorarium which is paid directly to curators, the program provides financial support for pre-approved exhibition production expenses including promotional support, catalog design & printing, opening reception costs, exhibition photography, artwork production costs, artist stipends, and artwork transit. There is no fee to apply.


February 28, 2023: Virtual Information Session. Register Now. (6:30-8:00pm)

April 1, 2023: Deadline for receipt of applications 

May 1, 2023: Accepted curators will be notified 

June – November 2023: Professional development meetings with bi-monthly sessions

Nov. 9 – Dec. 30, 2023: Prospectus Exhibition 1

Jan. 18 – Mar. 9, 2024: Prospectus Exhibition 2

To Apply

The 2023-2024 Prospectus Application is closed.

Applications must be received by 5:00 PM (EST) on April 1, 2023. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Please review the Application Questions in advance. Application does NOT allow for partial completion or saving of work to return, so applicants should have their materials ready and able to submit in one sitting. 


Please send any questions to: