Press Release The Warhol to Present Night of 1,000 Marilyns
For immediate release
Thursday, August 3, 2017
The Andy Warhol Museum will present Night of 1,000 Marilyns on Saturday, September 16, 2017. This year’s theme, “Night of 1,000 Marilyns,” invites attendees to dress up as their favorite Hollywood golden age, silver screen star, like Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Marlene Dietrich, Jimmy Stewart, or Greta Garbo and explore the seven floors of the museum. Spaces will be activated with a DJ, dancing, and an underground VIP lounge. This is the closing event for the exhibition Andy Warhol: Stars of the Silver Screen, which closes September 24, 2017.
The evening features a DJ set by Title Town, and a late-night drag show featuring Bambi Deerest, among others. Cardamone’s Salon will provide free hair and makeup styling in The Warhol theater.
VIP and General admission begins at 8 p.m.; Late Night at 10 p.m. VIP tickets include access to the VIP lounge, unlimited drinks, and hors d’oeuvres. Activities in The Factory underground studio include casino games and portraits by caricature artist Jeffrey Harris. General admission tickets include one drink ticket and hors d’oeuvres. Late-night tickets include dessert. Cash bars are available. Wigs, glasses, and other iconic Warhol and Marilyn-themed items are available for purchase in The Warhol Store. Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting www.warhol.org or calling 412-237-8300; no tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets are $200 VIP; $50 General Admission; $25 Late Night.
Night of 1,000 Marilyns is generously supported by Larrimor’s, Flaherty & O’Hara PC, FAROS Properties, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Wigle Whiskey, Cardamone’s Salon, WHIRL Magazine, and Yelp.
The Warhol receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; and The Heinz Endowments. Further support is provided by the Allegheny Regional Asset District.
The Andy Warhol Museum
Located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the place of Andy Warhol’s birth, The Andy Warhol Museum holds the largest collection of Warhol’s artworks and archival materials and is one of the most comprehensive single-artist museums in the world. The Warhol is one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh
Established in 1895 by Andrew Carnegie, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh is a collection of four distinctive museums: Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, and The Andy Warhol Museum. The museums reach more than 1.4 million people a year through exhibitions, educational programs, outreach activities, and special events.