Monday, May 14, 2012

Showcase Noir Celebrates the African Diaspora

Today's date: May 10, 2012
Veronica Corpuz
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents

SHOWCASE NOIR: African American Artist and Designer Market
June 2 & 3, 2012
Corner of 8th  Street & Penn Avenue
Downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District

Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Showcase Noir is an exhibit that celebrates the works of artists and designers of the African Diaspora. 2012 marks the 9th year the Cultural Trust has presented this exhibit showcasing works for sale -  paintings, sculptures, photographs, fiber art, jewelry, pottery and art in various mediums  ̶  from emerging and established artists, both local and national.

The exhibit will be located under the tents at the corner of 8th Street and Penn Avenue in downtown Pittsburgh’s Cultural District.  Exhibit hours are Saturday, June 2: Noon to 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, June 3: Noon to 7:00 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

 “Showcase Noir brings some of the most talented artists and designers from around the country to Pittsburgh to display and sell their art.  From fine jewelry, to beautiful abstract paintings, to pottery and sculpture, Showcase Noir has something for everyone with an interest in art.  We are very proud to present Showcase Noir in cooperation with the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival” comments Janis Burley-Wilson, Vice President of Education & Community Engagement, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

Showcase Noir will be complimented both days with live entertainment from the stages of the Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival.  The jazz festival (June 1-3) mission is to showcase, promote and nurture jazz musicians.  Showcase Noir and Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival are presented in conjunction with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival (June 1-10). For more information, visit, or call 412-456-6666.

Showcase Noir, Pittsburgh JazzLive International Festival and Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival are presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust.

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