FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – PITTBSURGH, PA
Art All Night Celebrates 20th Year in Pittsburgh Community Comes Together in Lawrenceville for Free 22-Hour Art Event The 20th installment of Art All Night: Lawrenceville will be held beginning 4 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 85 36th Street. The annual non-juried, uncensored 22-hour art show in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh. Art All Night admission and artist participation is free and open to the public. Anyone can submit one piece of art to the show to be viewed and bid on by the public.
The 20th annual Art All Night will feature original artwork, activities for children andadults, an art auction and live entertainment. Throughout the night, guests can participate in collaborative art activities and enjoy performances by local bands and comedians. On-site artists will collaborate to create a work of art, and the live art auction held at noon on
Sunday, April 30th gives guests a chance to bid on the pieces created during the 22-hour period. Art All Night merchandise is also available for purchase. All the proceeds from the evening directly support Art All Night.
Children’s activities will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 29th, and again 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, April 30. The children’s area will be adjacent to a youth-friendly section of art; the rest of the show is uncensored. Children and families will have the chance to do CD scratch mandalas, take away chalk art, participate in yarn and marble painting, and contribute to a collaborative piece that will be sold at auction called “Unity in Diversity”. There will be the puppeteers, storytellers, silk screening, button making and the cardboard village among other fun activities.
Call for Artists
Artists are encouraged to participate by submitting one work to the show, regardless of age or skill level. All mediums are accepted and participation is always free. Registration will be available online in early April at artallnight.org. To participate in the show, artists must drop off their work between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday, April 29, at 85 36th Street in Lawrenceville. All artwork must arrive before 2 p.m. and be ready to hang or otherwise be displayed. Artists submitting work will need to show a photo ID during both registration and pickup; art pickup is 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 30.
Call for Donations and Volunteers
Donations can also be made to the event in all forms from local businesses and friends of Art All Night. All donors will be listed on the acknowledgement board during the event. Art All Night is an event organized and staffed entirely by a dedicated team of volunteers. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the 22 hour period and volunteers can assist with various tasks during the event. Visit artallnight.org to learn more about volunteering and donation opportunities.
Art All Night Online
Connect with the Art All Night team via social media. Join the event on Facebook at facebook.com/artallnight and follow @ArtAllNight on Instagram for event updates, behind-the- scenes pictures and more. Find inspiration, photos and other information for this year’s Art All Night: Lawrenceville by searching the hashtag
Use #ArtAllNightPGH to be a part of the conversation with the Art All Night volunteer team and other Art All Night participants.
- Event Address: 85 36th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
- Hours: 4 p.m. April 29, 2017, to 2 p.m. April 30, 2017
- Admission: Free
- General Contact: (412) 235-1950
- Press: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Address: Lawrenceville Corporation, 100 43rd Street, Suite 106, Pittsburgh, PA 15201