Loading Events
Find Events

Past Events

Events List Navigation

March 2016

MINDFUL Lecture: Lecture: Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, Phenomenology and Treatment

March 10, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Dr. Birmaher serves as the Director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Program and Co-Director of Child and Adolescent Bipolar…

Find out more »

Mindful Closing Celebration

March 12, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us on Saturday, March 12 as we bid farewell to Mindful" Exploring Mental Health Through Art.

Find out more »
April 2016

Out of Hand 2016

April 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Out of Hand banner

It’s time for things to get Out of Hand!

Find out more »
May 2016

Fiberart International 2016 Opening Reception

May 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join SCC in celebration of the opening of Fiberart International 2016! Featuring work by 78 established and emerging artists, this…

Find out more »
June 2016

Sapphire Celebration – SCC’s 45th Anniverary

June 17, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us for an evening honoring SCC’s 45th Anniversary featuring an artist talk and new enamel work by Alex Raphael.

Find out more »
July 2016

WORLD’S LARGEST PAPER QUILT Project

July 1, 2016 - July 3, 2016
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

WHAT: The WORLD'S LARGEST PAPER QUILT is being created right in SCC's backyard! This sustainable and creative paper making experience will be so BIG, so WET, and so FUN!

WHO: You! Please join artists Katy Dement, Albert Pantone, and Amy Masters while you are in the Strip as they'll be crowd sourcing the labor needed to create this ambitious project.

WHERE: The project will take place out doors in Contemporary Craft's adjacent parking lot at 2100 Smallman Street.

WHEN: July 1, 2 & 3 from 11:00am to 3:00pm each day

• Join us and bring your shredded paper
• Create handmade paper from trash
• Help the environment
• Be part of Pittsburgh's hand paper making movement!
• Break all records
• FREE and open to the public

Find out more »
September 2016

Edward Eberle Retrospective: Opening Reception

September 9, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Edward Eberle event title

Be one of the first to experience the Edward Eberle Retrospective.

Find out more »
October 2016

Contemporary Craft’s RADical Day

October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Contemporary Craft's RADical Day will take place on Saturday October 8, 2016. We invite you to discover the maker in you! Explore Edward Eberle’s striking porcelain sculptures in the gallery, get creative in our Drop-in Studio, and experiment with making handmade paper with local artist Katy Dement (from 11am-2pm).

Find out more »
November 2016

CRAFTED 2016 – Opening Reception

November 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and sale featuring a wide variety of ceramic tableware in an effort to encourage people to reflect on the relationship between the food we consume and the objects that hold it. This year’s event and sale will include over 100 pieces of work by 30 hand-selected ceramic artists from around the world.

Find out more »
December 2016

Teacher Development Maker Night

December 8, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us in the studio for this FREE event. Learn some strategies for teaching hands-on learning while making something great!

Find out more »
March 2017

The Space Between

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

One event on February 9, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on March 9, 2017 at 6:00pm

Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free
The Space Between at Contemporary Craft.

Inspired by Pittsburgh ceramic artist Edward Eberle’s black and white motifs, Contemporary Craft’s new salon-style speaker series – The Space Between – invites two local thought-leaders representing different viewpoints and backgrounds to discuss the role of creativity within their respective fields. Loosely organized around themes of language, the body, and food, each event joins together fascinating and buzz-worthy local cultural producers in an evening of inspiring and revealing conversation.

Find out more »
April 2017

Out of Hand Hoedown!

April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for an evening of Bluegrass, blue jeans, bourbon, and BBQ at Out of Hand, Contemporary Craft’s annual giving gala supporting free exhibitions, education, and arts programming for all ages. Earthy and emotive, the Bluegrass genre features a cultural blend of musical narratives focused on everyday life—a fitting backdrop for an evening celebrating craft, an accessible art form perfectly suited for creative storytelling and personal discovery.

Find out more »

Oaths and Epithets: Works by Sonya Clark Opening Reception

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Join us for the opening of Oaths and Epithets as artist Sonya Clark leads viewers on an investigation of the inherent histories embedded in familiar materials ranging from human hair, to thread, to gold.

Find out more »
August 2017

The Space Between

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
The Space Between at Contemporary Craft on October 12, 2017

Contemporary Craft’s salon-style speaker series – The Space Between – invites two local thought-leaders Njaimeh Njie and Corey Carrington representing different viewpoints and backgrounds to discuss the role of creativity within their respective fields. Each event is a fascinating and buzz-worthy local cultural evening of inspiring and revealing conversation.

Find out more »
September 2017

Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home Opening Celebration Weekend

September 8 @ 5:30 pm - September 9 @ 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home opening celebration weekend

How does lack of safety and security, from the physical elements as well as unseen external dangers, affect our psyche and ability to live and flourish? Shelter:Crafting a Safe Home is a socially engaged art experience that provides a forum for craft artists’ responses to issues of shelter—global and local, public and private.

Enjoy an evening of thoughtful art, entertainment, and community building as we celebrate the opening of Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home. This event is open to the public with a $5 suggested donation at the door.

Find out more »

Artist Lecture: Sonya Clark

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Meet the Artists: Sonya Clark and Women of Vision, Inc.

International recognized artist Sonya Clark will present a public lecture about her creative process and her work. This hair inspired community conversations will not only be about identity and perception, but also a place to share intergenerational Black hair stories with African women from the Pittsburgh region. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

Find out more »

Contemporary Craft RADical Day 2017

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
2017 RADical Days

We invite you and your family for an exciting art experience at Contemporary Craft's RADical Day on Saturday, September 23,…

Find out more »
October 2017

Doors Open Pittsburgh

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
the exterior of SCC

Discover the maker in you! Explore Shelter: Crafting a Safe Home, a socially engaged art exhibition in the gallery, get creative in our Drop-in Studio, and shop artfully in The Store specialized in contemporary craft during the annual Doors Open Pittsburgh event! If you would like participant in a guided tour and a hands-on art activity with embroidery during the event, RSVP with a Doors Open Pittsburgh Insider Tour ticket!

Doors Open Pittsburgh will take place from October 7 & 8, 2017. This event opens the doors to some of Pittsburgh’s most impressive buildings in Downtown, North Side and the Strip District. You decide which buildings you want to explore, make a list and go. You can buy general Doors Open Pittsburgh tickets to see all the amazing Pittsburgh buildings today.

Find out more »

SHELTER Saturday Information Session

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
Free
Saturday Information Session

Representatives from Shelter's community partners will present in the the gallery on the first Saturday of every month throughout the duration of Shelter as a resource for the visitors.

This Saturday, Bethlehem Haven, Women's Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, Homeless Children's Education Fund will be in the gallery from 10 AM to 3 PM.

Find out more »

The Space Between

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
+ Google Map
The Space Between at Contemporary Craft.

Contemporary Craft’s salon-style speaker series – The Space Between – invites two local thought-leaders, Majestic Lane and David Oresick, to discuss the role of creativity within their respective fields. Each event is a fascinating and buzz-worthy local cultural evening of inspiring and revealing conversation.

Find out more »
+ Export Events