Thursday and Friday March 15-16, 2012

What: SWAN Day Pittsburgh 2012
Where: The New Hazlett Theater
When: Thursday and Friday

The New Hazlett Theater and No Name Players are presenting some of the best local  female artist, poets and performers that Pittsburgh has to off this weekend in the Northside.  SWAN Day stands for Support Women Artists Now Day, which is an annual event that celebrates women artists every year in March.
“SWAN Day Pittsburgh 2012 will highlight numerous fantastically talented female artists, promoting unity, poise, and progression throughout the Pittsburgh community among women of all ages and backgrounds,” it said in the event’s description.
The lineup of artists includes: Bodiography Contemporary Ballet, STAYCEE PEARL Dance Project, Continuum Dance Theater (resident company of Evolve Productions), Betsy Lawrence, EMay, Eve Goodman, Deana Muro, Camelia Road, Toi Derricotte, Robin Walsh, Virginia Wall Gruenert, Carol Mullen, Melissa Hill Grande, Lisa Ann Goldsmith, Holly Thuma, Marci Woodruff, Jennifer Schaupp, Nalini Prakash, Em Harpp-Meulbroek, Alyssa Herzog-Melby, Christina Farrell, Rebecca Covert, Becky Thurner Braddock, Mundania Horvath, Alanna James, Bernadine Preetha Saint-Auguste, Anna Lee-Fields, Cynthia Stanchak, Patty Tran, Lauren Zurchin, iroNiece Designs by Kari Kramer, and more.

Thursday and Friday March 15-16, 2012

What: Art Lab
Where: The Mattress Factory Lobby
When: Saturday, 1-4 p.m.


Once a month, on the third Saturday, visitors are invited to participate in a range of art-making activities that illuminate the creative process of in-residence artists. Projects and materials are developed to complement current and ongoing exhibitions. This program is free with museum admission and highly recommended for individuals or families with children of all ages. (From The Mattress Factory)