Hoping to get involved with the Crawl for the first time? After reviewing the requirements to participate below, please tell us more about you and your ideas for participating in the form below and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your interest!
2020 Crawl dates and deadlines are as follows:
- September 18, 2020
Participation Deadline: August 7, 2020
- All Gallery Crawl events must take place within the 14-block Cultural District footprint, from Tenth Street – Stanwix Street between Liberty Avenue and Fort Duquesne Boulevard.
- All Gallery Crawl events must incorporate the work of at least one visual or performing artist. For example, a visual art display, live music performance, artist talk, spoken word, etc. We encourage all Gallery Crawl partners to pay participating performing artists and to allow visual artists the opportunity to sell their work during the event.
- Events must take place for a minimum of three hours during the Gallery Crawl; however, it is preferable for all events to last for the duration of the event (5:30 – 10 PM).
- All events taking place during regular Crawl hours, from 5:30 – 10 PM, must be family-friendly and suitable for all ages (e.g. with no cursing or mature content).
- All events taking place during regular Crawl hours must be free and open to the public.
All Gallery Crawl participants receive the following:
- Listing in the quarterly Gallery Crawl brochure that gets distributed throughout the city and to all Crawl Stops the night of the Crawl.
- Listing on the Gallery Crawl website, TrustArts.org/Crawl.
- A “Crawl Stop” sandwich board sign during the event to mark their street entrance.
- A clicker to record attendance at their venue during their event.
Each Gallery Crawl also receives the following promotion:
- Press release from the Trust’s publicity team listing all “Crawl Stops,” to be delivered to all major news desks, relevant freelancers, bloggers, and more
- Email blast to tens of thousands of Trust ticket buyers, donors, and list subscribers
- Paid social media advertising, targeted for individuals who support similar Trust events and demonstrate relevant interests online
- Grassroots promotion, including distribution of posters and flyers throughout the Pittsburgh region
- Inclusion in seasonal Pittsburgh Cultural Trust marketing efforts, including monthly calendars in Pittsburgh Magazine and Pittsburgh Quarterly, annual events brochure, monthly calendars in the Cultural District, etc.
- Advance coverage of the event on KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today Live television show