Art All Night Pittsburgh Celebrates Its 22nd Year
Community Comes Together for Free 22-Hour Art Event
The 22nd installment of Art All Night Pittsburgh will be held from 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27th to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28th. The annual event provides a free, live, non-juried, uncensored 22-hour art show to a Pittsburgh audience. Both Art All Night admission and artist participation are free and open to the public.
The 22nd annual Art All Night features original artwork, activities for children and adults, an art auction, and live entertainment. Throughout the night, guests can participate in collaborative art activities and enjoy performances by local bands and performers. On-site artists will collaborate to create works of art, and a live art auction held at noon on Sunday, April 28th will give guests a chance to bid on the artwork. Art All Night merchandise is also available for purchase. All proceeds directly support future Art All Nights.
Art All Night for Children
Children’s activities will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 27th, and again from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday. The children’s area will be adjacent to a youth-friendly section of art. The rest of the show is uncensored. Children and families are invited to tie dye rock making, zine/ book making, felt heart making, paper marbling, a photo scavenger hunt, audio-sharing and a collaborative activity with feathers. Returning favorites will include button making, silk screening, face painting, and storytelling.
Call for Artists
All artists are encouraged to participate by submitting one piece of artwork to the show. These pieces may be sold or displayed not for sale. All media are accepted and participation is free. Online registration starts on the second week of April at artallnight.org. To participate in the show, artists must drop off their work between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 27th at 31st Street Studios – STAGE 5, 77 31st St., Pittsburgh, PA 15201.
All artwork must arrive before 2 p.m. and be ready to hang or otherwise be displayed. Teachers wishing to register their students’ work as a group should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements. Artists submitting work are required to show a photo ID during registration and pickup. Art pickup is 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th.
Call for Donations and Volunteers
Donations from businesses and friends of Art All Night will be listed on the acknowledgement board during the event.
A dedicated team of volunteers organizes and staffs Art All Night. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the entire show as well as before and after. Please visit artallnight.org to learn more about volunteering and donation opportunities.
Art All Night Online
Connect with Art All Night via social media. Join the event on Facebook at facebook.com/artallnight and follow us using #artallnightpgh on Instagram and Twitter for event updates, behind-the- scenes pictures and more. Find inspiration, photos, and other information for this year’s Art All Night Pittsburgh by searching the hashtag #artallnightpgh.
Use #artallnightpgh to be a part of the conversation with the Art All Night volunteer team and other Art All Night participants.