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July 2016

WORLD’S LARGEST PAPER QUILT Project

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

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

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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
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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).

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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
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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.

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

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March 2017

The Space Between

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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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.

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April 2017

Out of Hand Hoedown!

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

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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
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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.

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August 2017

The Space Between

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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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.

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