Promoting your Show

It is a good idea to co-ordinate your media efforts with other members you are showing with in order to eliminate redundant information for a show.  If any of this information changes or is inaccurate please let everyone know.


REQUIRED INFORMATION

Whether making a postcard or advertising on social media, please iclude the following information:

Address:                      Pirate: Contemporary Art, 7130 W. 16th Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80214

Hours:                         Friday 6:00 - 10:00pm

                                  Saturday 12noon – 5:00pm

                                  Sunday 12noon – 5:00pm

                                  Or by Appointment

                                      Note: If one of your Fridays falls on a First Friday the hours change to

                                      5:00pm – 10:00pm

Opening or Closing Reception: Date and Time

Show Dates

Show Title

Your Email and Website

 

Postcards

     Include the above info.  Please try not to use the term Gallery

Evite

     Please send information to Kelly Brewer one month in advance of your show opening.

          PLEASE INCLUDE:

           - Opening or Closing Reception: date and time

           - Show Dates

           - Show Title

           - One image (no larger than 200kb)

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Facebook
   Post often to generate interest but please be respectful of the artists whose show is up at the time

     Create a NEW event on Pirates FB -> Invite Pirate followers -> Share event on YOUR FB -> Invite your list of contacts -> Get friends to SHARE event!

     Must be an Admin to add images, events, etc.  If you aren’t already, contact Craig Robb to be made an administrator.

          https://www.facebook.com/PirateContemporaryArt/

     Also make a event on your page

Instagram
     Download Instagram on your mobile device -> Get login from Craig Robb -> Post images of art or project related images with: 

          #piratecontemporaryart #pirateartdenver #pirateart #contemporaryart

 

OTHER ONLINE SITES

WhoFish - click on Add My Event

 http://www.whofish.org/

Evensi

https://www.evensi.com/

Login is Pirateart3@gmail.com - password is PiPromotion


PRESS

Press releases

     These should be sent between 1-3 months prior to your show opening.

Pirates Press person

     Contact Louis Recchia with the show titles, brief description, image, dates etc.  Give him a few weeks advance notice.

Denver Post and Westward

     Newspapers require several weeks advance notice. 

     
PLEASE INCLUDE:

  • Opening or Closing Reception: Date and Time

  • Show Dates

  • Show Title

  • Artist Statement or Show Statement

  • Artist Bio (optional)

  • Show Invitation (optional)

  • Images with Titles (optional)

 

     If you wish to contact the Denver Post and others directly, below are their contact details.

       Denver Post:               weekend@denverpost.com  Put “calendar” for subject

       Westward Art Critic:    Michael Paglia           michaelpaligia747@msn.com

       Westward:                 Go to “Calendar” and submit an event

       Denver Arts                denverarts.org/

       5280 Magazine:        Karah Kemmerly         kekemmerly@gmail.com

                                       Required at least 6 weeks prior

       Zing Magazine:           zingrecsDENVER@zingmagazine.com

                                        Required at least 3 weeks prior

 

SOCIAL MEDIA IN GENERAL:

      Use your LinkedIn page, Instagram or any other social media that you use.

OTHER ON-LINE CALENDARS:

     City Search, This Week in Denver (on Facebook), Denver Artists.com, City Spark, Eventful.com, lovely Denver, Denver.com.

     Note that you may have to create a personal account to use these.  For the location of the event, Pirate may already be listed as a business entity in

     their archives (please make sure the address is correct).

© 2018 by Pirate Contemporary Art.

7130 W 16th Ave, Lakewood, CO 80214

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