Silver Eye Center for Photography Hosts 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY, Friday, May 17, 7-11 pm

 

Silver Eye Center for Photography Hosts 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY, Friday, May 17, 7-11 pm

 

An Exhibition & Sale of Over 200 Photos Submitted from Pittsburgh, 27 States, & 11 Countries

 

PITTSBURGH, PA, April 29, 2013 – Silver Eye Center for Photography hosts its first ever 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY on Friday, May 17, 2013 from 7-11 pm at 1015 East Carson Street on Pittsburgh’s South Side. The

 

8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY is a fabulous social gathering, an exhibition and sale of hundreds of 8 x 8 inch square photographs submitted from Pittsburgh and from around the world, and a festive celebration of the artist in all of us.

 

Advance tickets are $25 and $15 and can be purchased online until 12:00 noon on the day of the event at www.showclix.com/event/eightbyeight. Tickets will be available at the door for $20 (beginning at 8 pm). All proceeds from the 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY benefit Silver Eye Center for Photography, Pittsburgh’s nationally-acclaimed non-profit space for contemporary photography.

 

At 7 pm, the 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY kicks off with a special cocktail reception featuring delicious, light hors d’oeuvres from Square Cafe and specialty cocktails by Wigle Whiskey.  At 8 pm, the event swings into high gear with the electrifying beats of DJ Nate Da Phat Barber, a sampling of food, wine, beer, and spirits from top local restaurants and purveyors, photo booths, and much more. Throughout the evening, guests can purchase original work from the 8 x 8 exhibition at $20 per photograph – an affordable way to add or even start your collection while supporting a great cause!

The 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY is made possible in part by Wigle Whiskey, Square Cafe, Penn Brewery, Pittsburgh Winery, White Diamond Vodka, Trader Joe’s, Threefifty° Bakery, YinzBurg BBQ, Nakama Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar, E2, The Steer and Wheel, The Enchanted Garden, Sugarmaid, Dollar Bank, and Nakturnal.

 

For additional information or to arrange for interviews and photo/video opportunities, please contact: Juliana Zipay, Membership and Marketing Assistant, 412.431.1810, ext. 12, jzipay@silvereye.org.

 

 

Event Facts:

 

What: 8 x 8 PHOTO PARTY sponsored by Silver Eye Center for Photography

 

When: Friday, May 17, 2013

 

Time: 7-11 pm, (7-8 pm, Not So Square Cocktail Reception; 8-11 pm, General Admission)

 

Where: 1015 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203

 

Tickets: $25/ $15 in advance; $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online until 12:00 noon on the day of the event at www.showclix.com/event/eightbyeight.

 

Website:  www.silvereye.org

 

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Email: info@silvereye.org
 

 

About Silver Eye Center for Photography

Silver Eye Center for Photography is a nationally-recognized, non-collecting institution exclusively dedicated to contemporary photography. Founded in 1985, Silver Eye has been at the forefront of celebrating photography, both as an expressive art form and as a medium that brings to light the telling details and larger stories that influence and inform an understanding of ourselves and the world. With our singular commitment to exhibiting and promoting contemporary photography and photo-based multimedia, we are unique in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region.

 

Silver Eye is located at 1015 East Carson Street in Pittsburgh’s historic Southside. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 6 pm. Admission is free and open to the public.

 

 

 

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