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THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH presents Superhero Red Carpet Reveal on December 10, 2018 at 1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

By: Justin Shook

December 10, 2018

Media Contact: Justin Shook, 412-291-6614, jshook@aii.edu

THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH presents Superhero Red Carpet Reveal on December 10, 2018 at 1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

This event honors children battling serious illness and supports the nonprofit Superheroes Believe in Miracles. Student-created superhero posters, calendars and a video all featuring the children will be unveiled and presented to the children and their families. A new logo will be presented to Superheroes Believe in Miracles.

Pittsburgh, PA, 11/19/18 – The Art Institute of Pittsburgh Superhero Red Carpet Reveal is scheduled for December, 10, 2018 at 12PM located at 1400 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. Through the Community Arts Resource Exchange program (CARE) at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh, Design Studio students joined forces with Superheroes Believe in Miracles to create a new logo for the nonprofit and to hold a superhero photoshoot featuring 12 kids battling serious illnesses. The photographs have been used to create a 2019 superhero calendar and superhero posters featuring each child. The logo, calendar, posters and a special video featuring the children will be unveiled during the Superhero Red Carpet Reveal event. The children, their families and Superheroes Believe in Miracles will be the honored guests. Calendars will be sold to raise funds to support the nonprofit and the kids they serve starting in December 2018 from the organization’s Facebook page or website . There is no charge for this event.

Superheroes Believe in Miracles is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit that provides birthday gifts to kids (ages 0 - 19) that are battling serious, chronic or mental illness. The purpose: to bring smiles to children’s faces. Each gift includes a superhero mask and a personalized card based on the child’s interests and favorite color. According to the organization’s website, Superheroes Believe in Miracles has delivered over 8,000 gifts to children with illnesses across the United States since their inception in 2013.

Schedule of Events:

Gallery on Two

12:00 PM Children’s Superhero Red Carpet Parade + Photo Op

12:15 PM Superheroes Believe in Miracles New Logo Reveal

12:20 PM Superhero Calendar Reveal

12:25 PM Superhero Video Premiere

Gallery on One

12:40 PM Superhero Poster Reveal

12:50 PM Refreshments

To request accommodations in connection with this event, contact Dana Melvin in advance at 412-291-6270 or dmelvin@aii.edu.

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By: Justin Shook

December 10, 2018