Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Volunteer for Art All Night April 25 26 2009!

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The Pittsburgh Galleries blog is a volunteer effort from Rick Byerly to promote Pittsburgh art events which feature artists from the area. The website effort is an up-to-date directory with Pittsburgh area art venues. Thanks go to Sirani Gallery of 5875 Forbes Ave in Squirrel Hill for being a sponsor and David L. Edwards Art and Anonymous for their donations to this effort. Donation and sponsor info can be found here. Rick Byerly, Uniquetake Photography

If you would like to help before the event, we will be preparing and building out the site every Saturday in April from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Art All Night 2009 6 p.m. April 25th to 2 p.m. April 26th Smallman & 35th Street, Lawrenceville 15201

ART ALL NIGHT 2009 is looking for volunteers and would like to offer youthe chance to volunteer again this year! We have open positions in:

* Registration: Register artists and check in their artwork.

* Hangers: Take the artwork from the registration tables and hang themon the display panels.

* Parking and Traffic: Help control the traffic by the building.

* On-site Art - Assist artists creating art during the event as wellas help with children's activities.

* Minglers: Wear an event staff T-shirt so people can ask youquestions, also keep an eye on the artwork.

* Fire Patrol: Patrol building to look out for fires.

* Bar: Check ID's and hand out beer.

* Food: Keep food out on the tables and collect donations.

* Art Information/Sales Table: No sales take place, but man the table in order to write down name and contact information of interested buyers that we will give to the artist when they pick up their artworkafter the show.

* Art Check-out: Give art back to artists on Sunday.

* Tear-down: Take down the display panels, pack our supplies, andclean the building on Sunday afternoon.

* Monday Morning Crew: Help with the final removal of Art All Nightthings from the building.

* Additional positions are available to register for online:

* To help Art All Night in our greening efforts, we ask that you wearyour Staff T-shirt from previous years if you have one!If you volunteer for the event, we will schedule you for a 2 hour shift (3hour for registration) from 11:30 am Saturday to 8 pm Sunday. Online registration is available on our website:

If you would like to help before the event, we will be preparing and building out the site every Saturday in April from 9:30 am - 1:00 pm with a special Build Out starting tomorrow, Saturday, April 4th, from 9:30 a.m.until 4:30 p.m. All who are eager and willing to stop by and lend a helping hand are welcome - especially if you're good with a cordless drill!

You can also volunteer by calling Art All Night at 412. 235. 1950 andleave a message under Volunteers.The New Red Warehouse is AMAZING, BEAUTIFUL and BRAND NEW! Come see foryourself!

Cheers,Art All Night Team '09

Volunteer Coordinators Caroline Hirt & Silas Snider 412. 235. 1950


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