FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – PITTSBURGH, PA (MARCH 15, 2013) – The 16th installment of “Art All Night: Lawrenceville” will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 until 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, 2013. Art All Night is an uncensored, non-juried art show occurring once a year in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. The 16th annual Art All Night will feature original artwork, activities for children and adults, on-site art collaborations, an art auction and live entertainment. Art All Night is free and open to the public. The event draws over 12,000 visitors and 1,200 participating artists.
On-site activities will include chalk art, post card creation, still-life drawing stations and more. Throughout the night, guests will have the chance to witness art being created live. Collaborative Painting pairs up volunteer artists to create art throughout the evening as part of a live performance. Returning to Art All Night this year is Cartooning All Night, with cartoonists participating in a group collaborative process. Cartoonists produce their own work based on a storyline or idea, with the goal of compiling a book for distribution. All the proceeds from the evening directly support Art All Night.
Art All Night for Kids
Children’s activities will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27 and again 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28. Activities include in an interactive paint splash project, screen printing, weaving and bubble painting. Kids will have the chance to build their own cardboard city, using a variety of boxes. The children’s area will be adjacent to a youth-friendly section of art; the rest of the show is uncensored.
Call for Artists
Artists may submit one work to the show. All mediums are accepted and participation is free. Registration will be available in early April at www.artallnight.org. Artists must drop off their work between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m Saturday, April 27 at Willow Street Development, 40th and Willow Street in Lawrenceville. All artwork must arrive ready to hang or otherwise be displayed. Artists submitting work must show a photo ID during both registration and pickup; art pickup is 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28.
Call for Donations and Volunteers
The Donation team is actively seeking donations in all forms from local businesses and friends of Art All Night. Accepted donations include tax-deductible monetary gifts, and art supplies for on-site activities. All donations will be visible on our Thank You Board at the event. Every amount helps makes this event possible. Art All Night is an event organized and facilitated entirely by volunteers. Visit www.artallnight.org to learn more about volunteering and donation opportunities.
Event Address: 40th and Willow Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Hours: 4 p.m. on April 27, 2013 until 2 p.m. April 28, 2013
General Contact: 412-235-1950
Organization Address: c/o Lawrenceville Corporation, 5170 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201