Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Hosts Winter Gallery Crawl Today

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Hosts Winter Gallery Crawl Today

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces the line-up for its winter Gallery Crawl that takes place tonight, January 24, 2014, from 5:30-9 p.m. The crawl showcases a wide variety of thought provoking art exhibitions in downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District. Live bands, DJs, dance, comedy, and participatory activities are also part of the complimentary crawl events.

2014 marks the 10th anniversary of Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District. To mark this special occasion, the Trust is introducingCrawlAfterDark, which features select venues with additional events beginning at 9 p.m. Each of the CrawlAfterDark activities requires admission, ranging from $5-$15.

"We are pleased to introduce CrawlAfterDark, extending hours for certain Cultural District venues participating in the Gallery Crawl and promoting the District as a late-night destination," says Janis Burley Wilson, Vice President of Education and Community Engagement and Director of Jazz Programs for the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust. "CrawlAfterDark highlights the transformation of the Cultural District, promoting numerous options for late night entertainment, from comedy, music, theatre, clubs, dining, and more."

Gallery Crawl events are free and open to the public. For more information and a map of the Gallery Crawl events, visit or call (412) 456-6666.

Gallery Crawl in the Cultural District is a production of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust's Education and Community Engagement Department.

The following is a line-up of the January 24, 2014, Gallery Crawl events:

Venues marked with * remain open until 10 p.m.

All locations are wheelchair accessible unless marked with **.

Wood Street Galleries*

601 Wood Street

Structures of Time and Space

Artist Erwin Redl presents an investigation of reverse engineering that translates virtual reality and 3D computer modeling through large-scale light installations.


812 Liberty Avenue

Behind Our Scenes

Guest curated by Jen Saffron, photographers explore the relationship between two-dimensional form and space through photographic installations and constructions. Participating artists include Nancy Andrews, Leo Hsu, Dennis Marsico, Annie O'Neill, and Barbara Weissberger.

Carnegie Library Button-making

We supply the materials, and you supply the creativity!

Music by Aaron Clark of Humanaut / Honcho

Tito Way

Memento Mori by Mary Mazziotti

A set of billboards reminding the viewer that life can be short and its end unpredictable.

Cell Phone Disco by InformationLab

This surface visualizes the electromagnetic field of an active mobile phone. Several thousand lights illuminate when you make or receive a phone call in the vicinity of the installation.

Shaw Galleries*

805 Liberty Avenue

The 3rd Annual Bad Art Sale

An art show and sale of dozens of thrift store paintings and amateur art, as well as picture frames, mats, art books, and art supplies, all at rock bottom prices!

Trust Arts Education Center

805-807 Liberty Avenue

Peirce Studio

Traveling by Attack Theatre

Attack Theatre's Traveling is a witty contemporary dance performance that tells the story of a traveling salesman, his sample case of curiosities, and the enormous potential of the little things in life. With imaginative use of props, daredevil partnering, and a touch of nostalgia, Traveling transforms small objects into big ideas and physical fun. Performances at 7 and 8 p.m.

Third Floor*

Memory Terrain

From Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014

This exhibition presents paintings by Mia Tarducci Henry; Cycle Sam by Don Jones; Pittsburgh Past and Future by Matthew Buchholz's Alternate Histories; and Rhapsody in Steel (1959), a film with animation by John Sutherland and re-mastered by Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area.

Arcade Comedy Theater

811 Liberty Avenue

Pop in for some laughs, featuring Pittsburgh's best sketch, improvisational, and alternative comedy year-round. Time to play!

820 Liberty Avenue*

TRANSPOSE, a project of the Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University

From Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014

The exhibition will open with CHIMERA, an installation of student works. Chimera: A Journal of Art and Literature is a student-produced journal that showcases the best art and literature created by Edinboro's students.

Catholic Charities Susan Zubik Welcome Center

212 Ninth Street

Drawing Portraits and Figures

High school students in the Manchester Craftsmen's Guild Design Arts Studio explore portraiture and figures via graphite, Conte, and charcoal.

937 Liberty Avenue

Second Floor*

Welcoming the Future, Honoring the Present: New and Established AAP Member Works

From Highmark First Night Pittsburgh 2014

Established in 1910, the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh (AAP) is an artist member organization with more than 600 members in the southwestern Pennsylvania region. This exhibition is a salon-style hanging of works by current AAP artists alongside a showcase of 21 New AAP members.

Pittsburgh Playwrights Gallery

Therapy and The Muse

An exhibition by Ernest McCarty features acrylic paintings on wood and canvas, assemblage paintings, and wire sculptures.


947 Liberty Avenue

Wonder Women

One of the largest exhibitions of women in comics ever presented, featuring more than 50 pieces of original art.

August Wilson Center for African American Culture

980 Liberty Avenue

I Think I Can by Terrapin Theatre (Australia)

From the 2014 International Performing Arts for Youth Conference

This interactive installation invites the public to engage and play by becoming temporary residents via a tiny puppet. The piece asks, "What would you like to be today?" engaging participants in an optimistic task of collective storytelling that deals with dynamic notions of residency and responsibility.

Paper Planet by Polyglot Theatre (Australia)

From the 2014 International Performing Arts for Youth Conference

Polyglot Theatre creates an imagined world filled with tall, strange cardboard trees, paper leaves, boulders, ponds, and other mysterious forms that transform the space. Fantastic and unusual animals hang from the branches and sit around the trunks while audience members populate the space with their own creations and rustling paper selves.

Pittsburgh: Reclaim, Renew, Remix

This modular flagship exhibition dedicated to honoring and preserving Black culture in southwestern Pennsylvania uses imagery, film, and oral history narratives to explore communities, cultures, and innovations.


971 Liberty Avenue, second floor gallery: NOT UNIVERSALLY ACCESSIBLE

It Is What It Is

People. Art. Live Music. Drinks. Food.

Sonoma Grille

947 Penn Avenue

The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Art Show

Enter the creative world of The Art Institute of Pittsburgh. View the diverse work of design, media arts, and fashion alumni and students, and meet the talented designers.

Urban Pathways 6-12 Gallery

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