History

Art All Night has a rich and storied history as one of Pittsburgh’s most popular populist arts events.

Art All Night debuted in 1998 with 101 pieces of art and 200 all night art lovers. In 1999, submissions grew to more than 200 pieces and attendance to more than 1,100. Art All Night drew even bigger crowds in 2,000, with record attendance and over 300 artworks on display. In 2005, 868 artists displayed their work and more than 7,000 guests attended. By 2007, 850 artists entered their work in the show which was seen by over 7,500 visitors. It has gained a cult-like following over the years and has been growing in popularity nearly every year.

See the posters of previous Art All Nights in our Poster Gallery.