Sunday, June 29, 2008

Downtown Pittsburgh Art Crawl Friday July 11, 2008 Schedule Cultural District

Downtown Pittsburgh Cultural District Art Crawl Friday July 11, 2008

The event is ongoing between 5:30 and 9:00 pm, and patrons may start at any location.

Wood Street Galleries 601 Wood Street (above the "T")
Out of this World
Investigates symbolic macro and micro cosmologies in the form of interactive and video installations.

SPACE 812 Liberty Avenue
You Are Here
Art that addresses place, real or imagined, and will include various forms of representation from literal depiction to expressive interpretation to symbolic mark-making. Curated by Robert Raczka.
Music by DJ Zombo
Live WYEP broadcast and Gallery Crawl Infodesk outside of SPACE

707 Penn Gallery 707 Penn Avenue
Tools for Travel
Jarian Sadeghi's 2-dimensional explorations of travel, baggage, origins, and identity

709 Penn Gallery 709 Penn Avenue
Unicorn Mountain presents SYLVANIA
Unicorn Mountain presents Sylvania, an engaging installation chock full of comics, sound, sculpture and painting that previews what's to come in the third issue and reflects the physical and mental state that we live in.

820 Liberty 820 Liberty Avenue
RUST (Radical Urban Silkscreen Team)
A summer project of The Andy Warhol Museum and Artists Image Resource (AIR), a group of Pittsburgh-area teen artist-activists are pairing with local social justice and environmental groups, as well as national and regional artists from Just Seeds / Visual Resistance Artists' Cooperative to create prints that document Pittsburgh's activist past and present. Watch the young printers in action and enjoy tunes spun by teen DJs.

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.

Crazy Mocha 801 Liberty Avenue
Work in Progress
Come and speak with artist David Connelly this evening as he creates a mural for the Crazy Mocha in the Cultural District

209/9: August Wilson Center Gallery 209 Ninth Street
Black 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.

Future Home of the August Wilson Center Liberty and William Penn Pl
Community Mural Project
8 high school students participating in this summer's National City MLK (moving the lives of kids) Community Mural Project will create new murals around the construction site of the new Center. Gallery Crawlers will be able to check out the almost-finished murals and chat with the young artists about their work.

Bricolage Space 937 Liberty Avenue -1st floor
Photography of Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Untitled Series by Abby Somerville, Nature Series by Jessi Shoemaker

937 3rd floor 937 Liberty Avenue 3rd floor
Gallery of Galleries: SUMMER FUSION
Articulate; Pittsburgh Creative Network hosts a showcase of Pittsburgh's greatest galleries in one spot.

Show Here Gallery 945 Liberty Avenue
Recent work by four Post-Gazette artists

no wall productions 947 Liberty Avenue, courtyard
Summer Yard Sale and Spirited Entertainment
Come see what downtown residents don't want for their lofty digs, and buy some! Lots of goodies. Cheap prices. Entertaining live shopping music in the courtyard by Joni Perri and the Spirits, sponsored by the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and no wall productions

Salon Christine 954 Penn Avenue
Photography, Music, and More
Photography by Glenn Olcerst and Justine Romani, mosaics by Christine Goodis, murals by Justine Romani, and music by DJ Kelli Burns

Trombino Piano Gallerie 942 Penn Avenue
Summer Sights and Stuart Rosenthal Contemporary Ceramics
Renaissance Gallery presents summer-themed wall art, plus the introduction of a new line of exquisite, multi-colored, multi-tiered high glaze decorative ceramics

Northside Urban Pathways Gallery 914 Penn Avenue
While Sounds of Steel entertain your ears, peruse & shop the wares of local crafters and young artists

Future Tenant 819 Penn Avenue
Chatham Baroque
Future Tenant is excited to host Chatham Baroque, an innovative, vibrant, and unique baroque ensemble that has been named named "one of Pittsburgh's greatest treasures" by the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette.

MCG @ 800 Penn 800 Penn Avenue
Space and Place: SOS@800 Penn
In MCG's first collaboration with Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors, partners Ed and Carley Parrish transform the highly visible yet intimately scaled space of the gallery into a surreal, underwater cross section of modern sea life in the North Pacific gyre.

Katz Plaza 7th St. and Penn Ave.
Chino Nunez / First Commonwealth Hospitality Spot and More
Chino Nuñez Latin Big Band
Live music by New York's Chino Nuñez Latin Big Band

Third Annual Café Zao Portuguese Cookout*
*Note: there is a fee for the cookout. Please call 412-456-6666 for more information.
First Commonwealth Hospitality Spot
Cookies courtesy of First Commonwealth

Gallery Crawl Group Tours
Meet here for Fusion Singles Network Group gallery crawl tours leaving every 20 minutes open to all! Call 412-281-6560 for more details.

Backstage Bar 655 Penn Avenue
Dwayne Dolphin
Live jazz by Dwayne Dolphin (CD release show)

Upstairs Palazzo 144 Sixth Street, 2nd floor Palazzo Ristorante
Plein Air Paintings & Mosaics
Plein Air Paintings from County Clare, Ireland by Julie Pfirsch and Mosaics by Rachel Sager

Verve Wellness 142 Sixth St., 3rd floor
Feel the Verve of Fine Art
Music and art TBD

Arthur Murray Dance Studio 136 Sixth St.
Free Dance Lessons
Ballroom Dance demonstrations by our staff as well as offering Salsa lesson at 7:00, Rumba at 7:30, Hustle at 8:00, Swing at 8:30


Theater Square Parking Garage (Rooftop)
Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh
Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh a summer rooftop party under the stars! Buy your tickets in advance and get more info at Tickets $30 - $100


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