Saturday, September 1, 2007

A Fair in the Park September 7 - 9 2007 Mellon Park

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September 7 - 9, 2007

A F A I R I N T H E P A R K

presented by The Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh

http://www.craftsmensguild.org/

Mellon Park - Pittsburgh, PA

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

Look for A Fair in the Park's complete Event Schedule in the Sept. 5th issue of The Pittsburgh City Paper!


*** THE ARTISTS ***:
A F A I R I N T H E P A R K
is one of Pittsburgh's best kept secrets. Held in the lush surroundings of Mellon Park, this event is an end of summer artistic showcase. One of the only arts and crafts festivals in the United States presented and run by artists, A Fair in the Park features 100 American Contemporary Craft Artists from across the United States as they exhibit work in Clay, Textile, Glass, Metal, Jewelry, Wood and Mixed Media.
Visit: http://www.craftsmensguild.org/ for the complete list of A FAIR IN THE PARK Vendors!

Also featuring special exhibitions and demonstrations, Some highlights include:
- The Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors will also be present with an outdoor sculpture exhibition in the Mellon Park Rose Garden.

- Articulate; Pittsburgh's Creative Network will be present to showcase their online registry of artists from South Western Pennsylvania and distribute the first ever Pittsburgh Gallery Guide.

- The Sogetsu Pittsburgh Study Group - Ikebana (Japanese flower arranging) - will exhibit a show titled Iron, Glass and Flowers to commemorate the Sogetsu School's 80th anniversary and the Pittsburgh Celebrate Glass Events in The Mirror Room at Phipps Garden Center.

- The Mobile Museum featuring Alberto Almarza will be present to demonstrate the process of Pok Pottery.

- Glass, Wood, Metal, Jewelry and Mixed Media demonstrations by: The Pittsburgh Glass Center, Wood Turners Anonymous, The Tree Carver, Isis Art Jewelry, Facets of Light, Clancy Paper Works, DiRenna Designs and Fig Studios!


*** THE PERFORMING ARTISTS ***:
A F A I R I N T H E P A R K
is pleased to announce our WYEP (91.3 fm) Concert Weekend. Visit http://www.craftsmensguild.org/ for the complete schedule of 2007 Performing Artists. Featured performances: Joe Grushecky, The Gypsy Knights and The Edgewood Symphony Orchestra!


*** THE CHILDREN'S AREA ***:
A F A I R I N T H E P A R K
also welcomes The Saturday Light Brigade, The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, The Bubbleman, Oogles 'n' Googles and The Pittsburgh Mothers' Center to our event. Visit http://www.craftsmensguild.org/ for more information about the Children's Area.




Mellon Park is located along Fifth and Shady Avenues in Pittsburgh's Shadyside area. It is adjacent to the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts. Admission is free. Parking is also free on surrounding streets.


Fair Hours:
Friday, September 7th: 1 PM - 7 PM
Saturday, September 8th: 10 AM - 7 PM
Sunday, September 9th: 10 AM - 5 PM


A F A I R I N T H E P A R K would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:
Renewal by Andersen, Verizon, AmericanStyle Magazine, Gutter Helmet, WholeFoods, The Pittsburgh City Paper, Lite Rock (92.9fm), The Saturday Light Brigade, The Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, The Pittsburgh Mothers' Center, Oogles 'n' Googles, WYEP (91.3fm), Art-iculate and Carlow University.




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The Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh
c/o A Fair in the Park
4523 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
P. 412 687 8858
F. 412 687 6338

For more information about The Craftsmen's Guild or A Fair in the Park, please visit our web site: http://www.craftsmensguild.org/



A F A I R I N T H E P A R K is presented by The Craftsmen's Guild of Pittsburgh
with the cooperation of the City of Pittsburgh.



SEE YOU AT A FAIR IN THE PARK!



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