Celebrate the inaugural showcase featuring Carnegie’s unique connection to the arts with numerous new art exhibits, music, dance performances, historical tours, hands-on demonstrations, and a broad range of business participation
Carnegie is home to over 20 local businesses that support visual and performing arts. The visual arts organizations represent over 200 local artists, and performing arts organizations represent over 100 local performers.
· At least 5 Galleries will host Openings and Receptions Friday, July 8, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm during the monthly Main Street Crawl and will be open to the public for the event on Saturday, July 9.
· Over eight local bands and musicians will perform on two stages.
· A large portion of Main Street will be closed to traffic.
· The Pittsburgh Glass Center’s Hot Wheels will provide a live glass-blowing demonstration.
· A wide variety of family-oriented art-making activities will occur at the event.
· More than a dozen local restaurants will be open during the event.
· Local Food Trucks will be at the event.
· Many local businesses will feature specials during the event.
• St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Church will open its doors to the public to view the fantastic fresco paintings by local CMU graduate and Carnegie resident Mike Kapla. In addition, donations will be accepted to support humanitarian efforts in Ukraine.
• A Plein Air outdoor painting event will be led by Philip Salvato, owner of 3rd Street Gallery. Local artists will paint outside on the day of the event, and reception to sell their work will take place at the Gallery.
• The Andrew Carnegie Free Library & Music Hall, built-in 1901, is home to the Capt. Thomas Espy Grand Army of the Republic Post No.153. This room contains a rare preserved Civil War meeting room that will be open to the public.
• The Historical Society of Carnegie, including the Honus Wagner Museum, offers permanent exhibits, including the Military Wall and a miniature model of the historic downtown from 1897.
Check her. for more details: https://www.visitcarnegie.com/artswalk
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