Throughout the Cultural District
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
April 26, 2013 Ticket Prices: Free
Art. Music. Dance. Architecture. Film. Networking. Fun. FREE!
The Gallery Crawl is a free quarterly showcase of art and entertainment in the heart of the Cultural District. All events take place at a variety of galleries and spaces and are FREE and open to the public. The event is ongoing between 5:30 and 9:00 pm, and patrons may start at any location.
Wood Street Galleries | 601 Wood Street
Mary Mazziotti: Momento Mori | Gregory Barsamian | In a strobe lit room, kinetic sculpture spins rapidly on an armature with imagery based on Barsamian’s dream recordings. At once low-tech and approachable, Barsamian simultaneously floats between the conscious and unconscious worlds in collaboration between artist and perceiver.
SPACE | 812 Liberty Avenue
Mean Girls | Guest curated by Jill Larson | Mean Girls examines the reality that bullying among girls in America has become an epidemic in our society. The exhibition is a springboard to gain awareness, encourage dialogue and promote positive social change. This traveling exhibition is partnered with the non-profit organization: Strong Women, Strong Girls, and debuts in Pittsburgh, PA. | Music by DJ Pingting
WYEP Music Station | WYEP Live
Remote Broadcast outside of SPACE
Urban League | 610 Wood Street
Celebrating the Urban League in Pittsburgh | To celebrate the Urban League’s 100th Anniversary, artist Leslie Ansley creates vibrant paintings and murals for the Pittsburgh affiliates 95 years of service.
Shaw Galleries | 805 Liberty Avenue
Brave New World: Maps of the 19th-century An exhibit exploring world cartography in the 19th-century through period maps and engravings.
Trust Arts Education Center | 805-807 Liberty Avenue
Harris Theater | 809 Liberty Avenue
Arcade Comedy Theater | 811 Liberty Avenue
Pop in for some laughs at the Arcade Comedy Theater in the Cultural District, featuring Pittsburgh’s best sketch, improvisational and alternative comedy year-round. Time to play!
Catholic Charities Susan Zubik Welcome Center | 212 Ninth Street
Darkroom Mania | During the winter of 2013, students at Manchester Craftsmen's Guild took part in an intensive after-school photography course. Using traditional darkroom processes, they printed on a variety of photographic media, including archival fiber based paper.
Amazing Books | 929 Liberty Avenue
An independent bookstore with an amazing selection of awesome new and used books. Open until 7pm.
937 Liberty Avenue
Toonseum | 947 Liberty Avenue
Toonseum presents Cartoon Quickies! Join us for rapid fire drop in cartooning lessons. Each session is 4 minutes.
August Wilson Center for African American Culture | 980 Liberty Avenue, Theater
Tonic | 971 Liberty Avenue, 2nd floor Gallery | NOT UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE
Works by D.Hopper and Justice Coughenour from Modern Pop Art Live Music by Shay and Bryan William Kinney
August Henry’s City Saloon | 946 Penn Avenue
Magic by Peter Corbett | Be prepared to be wowed!
Urban Pathways K-5 Dance Studio | 925 Penn Avenue
Free Dance Lessons by Pittsburgh Dance Center’s Holly | Merengue at 6:30pm & Salsa at 7:30pm. Freestyle dance between and after the lessons.
Urban Pathways 6-12 Gallery | 914 Penn Avenue
Wild Life Proudly | Presenting student artwork, photography & three dimensional design. Music by the Sounds of Steel steel pan band, 6:15pm & 7:45pm
Pilates Sol | 900 Penn
Pilates as Art in Motion | Stop by at 6pm & 7pm to play this interactive game. Match the exercise that is being demonstrated in the studio to the professional photographs displayed on the street front window. Winners receive a free private Pilates session!
CAPA | 111 Ninth St.
Push-pinned Prints and Drawings | An exhibition of screen prints, relief prints, blotted line prints, printouts, conceptual drawings and formal portrait studies by Pittsburgh CAPA Visual Art Students in grades 6-12.
Future Tenant | 819 Penn Avenue
Displacement | Guest curated by Kristen Kovak, featuring artwork by Phil Hessler and Natalia Gonzalez Requena | The show provides an opportunity to see the raw materials of industry poetically displaced in space and time.
Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council | 810 Penn Avenue, Suite 200
carbon first, then light | Ivette Spradlin | A photography survey of three projects, from Habana, Cuba to Philadelphia, aptly binds this exploration of the artist’s past, alongside an attempt to illuminate the invisible inhabitants and mysterious everyday objects that surround us.
Bend Yoga | 808 Penn Avenue, 2nd floor
Guided meditation | 6:30pm to 7pm. Please register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Poetry reading with Tarun Reddy from his haiku book Bru-ku | 7:30pm to 8pm, with signing afterwards.
Night Market IV | 8th Street & Penn Avenue Parking Lot
An expanded collection of Pittsburgh’s most creative independent food and art vendors – combined with music and dance in a parking lot on Penn Avenue. 7pm to 11pm.
709 Penn Gallery | 709 Penn Avenue
Cast of Characters Curated | by Cindy Lisica and Vicky Clark | Dramatis personae, fictional figures who tell a story, reveal insights while helping us to make sense of our world and our place in it.
707 Penn Gallery | 707 Penn Avenue
Adult Arcade | Marc Burgess | This new media installation will be composed of a variety of organically textured paintings, large geometric sculptures, robotic lasers and disorienting soundscapes.
Magnolias for Pittsburgh | 7th St. and Penn Avenue
Learn how Tony Tasset created this sculpture installation and craft your own (origami) magnolias with the Office of Public Art.
Katz Plaza | 7th St. and Penn Avenue
Backstage Bar | 655 Penn Avenue
kNOT Dance at Verve Wellness | 142 Sixth Street, Third floor
Creating Your Own Perspective | kNot Dance explores the diversity of individual perspectives from the lofty heights of the aerial silks to the baser human emotions that bubble from below. 7:30pm, 8:30pm & 9:30pm
Arthur Murray Dance Studio** | 136 Sixth Street (above Melange Bistro) | NOT UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE
Free Dance Lessons and Demos | Merengue at 7:30pm. Bachata at 8pm. Salsa at 8:30pm.
Braddock’s American Brasserie | 107 Sixth Street
The Art of Pierogie Making | Join Chef de Cuisine, Brian Volmrich, as he demonstrates how to create a pierogie. Attendees will enjoy making their own pierogie creation. Learn from the restaurant that is known for their signature pierogies.
Renaissance Pittsburgh | 107 Sixth Street
Three Local Artists creating masterpieces LIVE in the Renaissance lobby.
Boutique 208 | 208 Sixth Street
Meet several of the local artists creating art and artisan products for this all local, all handmade boutique.
Robot Repairs | 210 Sixth Street
Is your robot experiencing technical difficulties? Consider visiting this place for a potential fix.
PNC Legacy Project | 600 Liberty Avenue
An interactive exhibit that showcases Pittsburgh’s transformation and reflects PNC’s dedication to revitalizing the city.
Cabaret at Theater Square | 655 Penn Avenue
Salsa Friday | Free Admission to Salsa Friday at the Cabaret at Theater Square with DJ Jeff Shirey of Salsa Pittsburgh from 10pm to 1:30am. Get your Salsa! Bachata! and Cha Cha Cha on!
Arcade Comedy Theater | 811 Liberty Avenue
After the Gallery Crawl, plunk down your quarters at the brand-new Arcade Comedy Theater and enjoy High-Scoring improvisational comedy by our house team, Player One, and the up-and-coming Ruckus! Only $10.00 ($5 student rush), and $2.00 BYOB! http://arcadecomedytheater.com/?event=player-one-ruckus
ALL INFORMATION AND LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
All official Gallery Crawl locations will be marked with a Cultural District Stop sidewalk sign.
**All locations are wheelchair accessible unless otherwise noted