Hemispheric Conversations: Urban Art Project Meet and Greet Reception

April 28, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reception: HCUAP Artists Meet and Greet Friday, April 28, 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm Wigle Whiskey Distillery 2401 Smallman Street Pittsburgh PA 15222. RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/resident-aerosol-artist-meet-and-greet-mixe...

Hemispheric Conversations Urban Art Project (HCUAP, pronunciation hic‧cup) is a platform for conversation and education about aerosol art production, and to explore aesthetic and historical connections in the post-industrial cities of Pittsburgh, Chicago, and León Guanajuato Mexico. HCUAP is organized by Caitlin Bruce, Oreen Cohen, and Shane Pilster in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh and Rivers of Steel Arts offering Fall programming is focused on graffiti post industrial history in education and Spring programming focuses on graffiti, social change, and hip hop culture through outreach workshops throughout the city. All events are free and open to the public.

Come mix and mingle with HCUAP Resident aerosol artists hailing from Pittsburgh and visiting artists from Mexico and Chicago! Through the month of April, Resident artists have been part of extensive arts education and legal graffiti programs in their respective home cities. Some food will be provided, and drinks are available at Wigle Whiskey's fantastic bar (cash bar). Discuss ways to beautify our city, potential connections for future collaborations, or just to say hello! This event is in conjunction with Wigle Whiskey's is day of events around Mexican culture to celebrate the arrival of Mezcal barrels from Oaxaca. More info on that here:https://www.wiglewhiskey.com/fiesta-welcoming-mezcal-barrel

This event is free and open to the public of all ages, but is capped at 50 visitors. Be sure to register in advance.

Location and Address

Wigle Whiskey Distillery 2401 Smallman Street Pittsburgh PA