Art All Night Celebrates 19th Year in Pittsburgh

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Community Comes Together in Lawrenceville for Free 22-Hour Art Event

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The 19th installment of Art All Night: Lawrenceville will be held beginning 4 p.m. Saturday, April 23, 2016, to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the Arsenal Terminal Building on 39th and Butler. The annual non-juried, uncensored 22-hour art show in the Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh, is open to the public and admission and artist participation is free. Anyone can submit one piece of art to the show to be viewed and bid on by the public.

The 19th annual Art All Night will feature original artwork, activities for children and adults, an art auction and live entertainment. Throughout the night, guests can participate in collaborative art activities and enjoy performances by local bands and comedians. On-site artists will collaborate to create a work of art, and the live art auction held at noon on Sunday, April 24th gives guests a chance to bid on the pieces created during the 22-hour period. Art All Night merchandise is also available for purchase. All the proceeds from the evening directly support Art All Night.

Art All Night for Children

Children's activities will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, April 23rd, and again 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday, April 24. The children's area will be adjacent to a youth-friendly section of art; the rest of the show is uncensored. Children and families will have the chance to build their own cardboard city and create silkscreen prints, among other fun activities.

Call for Artists

Artists are encouraged to participate by submitting one work to the show, regardless of age or skill level. All mediums are accepted and participation is always free. Registration will be available online in early April at

To participate in the show, artists must drop off their work between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday, April 23, at Arsenal Terminal Building at 39th and Butler Streets in Lawrenceville. All artwork must arrive before 2 p.m. and be ready to hang or otherwise be displayed. Artists submitting work will need to show a photo ID during both registration and pickup; art pickup is from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, April 24.

Call for Donations and Volunteers

Donations can also be made to the event in all forms from local businesses and friends of Art All Night. All donors will be listed on the acknowledgement board during the event. Art All Night is an event organized and staffed entirely by a dedicated team of volunteers. Volunteer shifts are available throughout the 22 hour period and volunteers can assist with various tasks during the event. Visit to learn more about volunteering and donation opportunities.

Art All Night Online

Connect with the Art All Night team via social media. Join the event on Facebook at and follow @ArtAllNight on Twitter for event updates, behind-the-scenes pictures and more. Find inspiration, photos and other information for this year’s Art All Night: Lawrenceville by searching the hashtag #ArtAllNightPGH. Use #ArtAllNightPGH to be a part of the conversation with the Art All Night volunteer team and other Art All Night participants.

Event Address:

39th and Butler Streets, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Hours: 4 p.m. April 23, 2016, to 2 p.m. April 24, 2016
Admission: Free

General Contact: (412) 235-1950
Press: press(at)artallnight(dot)org
Address: Lawrenceville Corporation, 100 43rd Street, Suite 106, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

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