Pittsburgh
Upcoming Events
Monday, February 2, 2015 - Friday, March 13, 2015

Submit your work now for PGH365, AIGA Pittsburgh's Annual Juried Show. Regular submissions close on 03/06/2015.

The extended deadline is March 13, with a no late fee

 

To get started, members should verify their membership level to get the best pricing on their entries.
 
To do this, simply log in at http://my.aiga.org, and click on “renew” in the navigation on the left of the page. Your membership level will be listed there. 
 
Non-members, please choose the correct category below.
 
Please note that AIGA Pittsburgh will verify the membership level and student status of all entrants.
Saturday, February 28, 2015 / Pittsburgh

John Mahood, Chief Strategist of Imagebox, will present a talk on modern web design for the graphic designer. John is an industry veteran and entrepreneur with a wealth of experience in design, development, and marketing. John will discuss what graphic designers should know about web design including responsive web design, content management systems such as WordPress and Squarespace, theme development, and the use of frameworks. He’ll also talk about current design trends on the web in the areas of typography, photography, color, layout and digital storytelling. Please bring your personal laptops for use during the lecture. They are strongly encouraged, but not necessary.

Following the talk, join fellow AIGA Members for an exclusive conversation with John at a nearby, downtown watering hole. (Bar to be announced at event.)

We encourage advance registration for this event as space is limited.

Attendees will need to sign in at the security desk at the main entrance of the Art Institute on the day of the event. The lecture will take place in Room 440. Please look for signs to guide you.

Parking should be available at the garage across the street from the Art Institute (near the Blvd of the Allies and Cherry Way).

Thursday, March 12, 2015 / Pittsburgh

Join us for an evening of fun as we close the submission period for PGH365 with a Pints & Pixels happy hour at Harvard & Highland in East Liberty.
This event will be a chance to mix and mingle with other Pittsburgh area creatives. It also marks your last chance to submit your competition submissions in person for AIGA Pittsburgh’s 2015 Annual Design Competition and Exhibition. *
So come for a drink, some food, to enjoy some great company, or just to drop off your work and run. Whatever the occasion, we hope to see you there!

This event is free for AIGA members and non-members. 18+

* Prior to dropping off your submissions, please be sure to complete the submission process through our online tool. Online submissions for PGH365 will be accepted until midnight, Friday, March 13, 2015.

For complete rules and instructions, visit: pittsburgh.aiga.org/pgh365/submit/

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - Friday, April 10, 2015 / Chicago
Gain confidence to lead internal and external problem-solving workshops and learn how to address important issues like managing team dynamics and navigating community problems. Attendees will return to work with tools, techniques and resources to help run more effective meetings, foster collaboration and effect social outcomes. For more information, visit: aiga.org/facilitation-by-design/
Thursday, April 9, 2015 / Pittsburgh

Join AIA Pittsburgh and AIGA Pittsburgh, for PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 20!

Thursday, April 9 2015
7 p.m. – Cash bar opens  /  7:20 p.m. – Presentations Begin

Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Cafe 
4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

Admission: 
$15 General Admission / $10 Members* 

*Members include AIA Pittsburgh members & Industry Partners, AIGA members and CMOA members.

NO PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT. Payment accepted by cash or credit card at the door.

Words. Images. 20 slides x 20 seconds each. Experience it!

PechaKucha Night, devised in Tokyo as an event for young architects and designers to meet, network, and show their work, is now a global event, with over 700 cities participating. PechaKucha Night is based on a simple, dynamic presentation style: 20 images X 20 seconds each. PechaKucha Night is about artistic and creative celebration, and promotion of local talent. Some PechaKuchas tell great stories about a project or a trip. Some are incredibly personal, some are incredibly funny, but all are very different.

Attendees of PKN 20, sponsored by Carnegie Museum of Art, are encouraged to come early to view the Sketch to Structure exhibit. Free exhibit admission is available to all PKN attendees.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A PRESENTERPechaKucha Night is based on a simple, dynamic presentation style: 20 images x 20 seconds per image. PechaKucha Night is about artistic and creative celebration, and promotion of local talent.

To submit a presentation for consideration, please email the following information to info@aiapgh.org by March 19, 2015:

1. 3-4 images that best represent the content of your proposed presentation. It can be on absolutely anything!

2. Your name, the title of your presentation, and a brief outline.

3. A brief artist statement, or bio, to be used for promotional purposes.