Friday, April 18, 2008

Pittsburgh Art Gallery Crawl Downtown Cultural District Friday April 25 2008

Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District Friday, April 25th 5:30 - 9:00 pm Presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Department of Education and Community Engagement. Don't forget there's an art exhibit opening not part of the gallery crawl at Fein Art Gallery on the North Side with never before seen images of Pittsburgh from 1908 as well as current artwork to celebrate Pittsburgh 250. Friday April 25 from 5-9pm. Fein Art Gallery,519 East Ohio St,Pittsburgh,PA,15212 North Side. More info here .

Wood Street Galleries 601 Wood Street (above the "T") Text Memory Installations by Jim Campbell and Mark Scheeff based on text and abstract notions of physicality.

SPACE 812 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh Now A survey exhibition emphasizing the breadth of current Pittsburgh artistic practice, curated by Murray Horne. Music by DJ Bonaparte

707 Penn Gallery 707 Penn Avenue Live Green, View Blue, Paint the Town Red Exhibition of The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's 2006 International Design Competition finalists

709 Penn Gallery 709 Penn Avenue Jazz in Pictures Improv/Observations by Nathan Schritter and Classics/Standards from the Teenie Harris Archives courtesy of Carnegie Museum of Art. Live jazz music by Howie Alexander

820 Liberty 820 Liberty Avenue One Cold Hand An exhibition of the gloves and notes from Jennifer Gooch's onecoldhand.com, a site for the collection, and hopeful reunion, of Pittsburgh's dropped gloves.

Pennsylvania Culinary Institute 808 Liberty Avenue Culinary Sculptures Various sugar and tallow sculpture pieces created by PCI faculty. Hot food and beverages prepared by PCI students available for $1.

Bricolage Space 937 Liberty Avenue -1st floor The Photography of Pittsburgh Filmmakers man vs himself/man vs himself/man vs himself by Missy Jarzenske, Transparency #1-4 by John Cartwright

Three Rivers Arts Festival Gallery 937 Liberty Avenue 2nd floorART UP and Dilated Dialogues: A Photographic Perspective A photographic conversation between Americans who capture images abroad and foreigners? images that live in the States. The exchange explores ideas of globalization, corporation, identity, labels, religion and cultural context.

937 3rd floor 937 Liberty Avenue 3rd floor H20 Contemporary Dance Company The H20 Contemporary Dance Company presents staged improvisations, excerpts from their upcoming performance "Textures" and a student choreographed work by H20 apprentice set on pre-professionals from The Dance Conservatory of Pittsburgh. Performance times: 5:45, 6:45 & 7:45

Salon Christine 954 Penn Avenue Photography, Music, and More! Photography by Arvin Clay, music by DJ Kelli Burns, grand opening of salon/spa, complimentary makeovers and more

Trombino Piano Gallerie 942 Penn Avenue One Life, Many Dimensions Renaissance Art Gallery presents artwork by Elizabeth Asche Douglas (oil, watercolor, pencil & ink, inkjet and sculptures.)

Northside Urban Pathways Gallery 914 Penn Avenue Current Student Works Asian & African inspired student artwork featuring senior portfolio by Tiaisha Almond, with music by Sounds of Steel steel pan band.

August Wilson Center for African American Culture Gallery209 Ninth StreetBlack Clay in PA: A Dialogue in Flux Curated by Sharif Bey, this exhibition presents vessels, sculptures and installation art by nine African American Pittsburgh- or Philadelphia-based ceramic artists.

Watercolors Gallery 901 Penn Avenue Members and Friends Artwork by Watercolors members and friends

CAPA High School 111 Ninth St. 2008 Pittsburgh Public Schools High School Arts Showcase A celebration of visual arts and music

Future Tenant 819 Penn Avenue I Am a Heather; Art for Anyone with a Name The I-am-a-Heather exhibition intends to explore the social and psychological relevance and connotations of names. By analyzing artwork by or about Heathers from varying social and geographical climates, everyone is invited to consider the importance and impact of their own first name. Guest curated by Heather Mallak.

MCG @ 800 Penn 800 Penn Avenue Between Surface and Self: Images on Clay Works created by Pittsburgh area teens during a residency with author, curator, ceramic artist and educator Paul Wandless.

Cabaret at Theater Square/Backstage Bar 655 Penn Avenue First Commonwealth Hospitality Spot Live music by Ishtar and bellydance by Ayleeza. Cookies courtesy of First Commonwealth in lobby

Katz Plaza 7th St. and Penn Ave. Riverhounds and Fusion Mix and Mingle in Katz Plaza with Riverhounds soccer players. Show your soccer skills and win tickets for the upcoming season! Meet here for Fusion Singles Network Group gallery crawl tours. Call 412-281-6560 for more details.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio 136 Sixth St. Free Dance Lessons Beginning swing and Latin lessons ongoing from 7-9 pm, instructor demonstrations and hor doeuvres

Verve Wellness 142 Sixth St., 3rd floor Feel the Verve of Fine Art Artwork by Sylvie Hillion del Duca

Pittsburgh Petals 142 Sixth St. Sculpture, Painting, and Floral Designs Scupture and paintings by noted public artist David Edwards, artistic floral designs by Michele Siagiannis

Upstairs Palazzo 144 Sixth St. Sticks and Stones Works by Peter Johnson: abstract wood sculptures, Bernadine Saint- Auguste: mixed media paintings and Rachel Sager: contemporary translations of mosaic

Various Locations Sidewalk Art Artists to paint images on sidewalks in front of residential buildings during the Spring Gallery Crawl, Walk and Dine and Arts Festival. Images to last 5-6 weeks and raise awareness of the buildings that house downtown residents in order to promote the idea of Downtown Living.

AFTER THE CRAWL!

Music & Dancing with Fusion
142 6th Street Olive or Twist Lounge (2nd floor) & Verve Wellness (3rd floor)

Music, Dancing & Art $5 Nakturnal PR presents Nightcrawler
131 7th Navarra (next to Bossa Nova) 8 pm - 2 am
Local bands, DJs and art $5 ...

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