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Contemporary Craft at Handmade Arcade

December 7, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Handmade Arcade 2019 is on November 7, 2019 at the Lawrence Convention Center in Downtown Pittsburgh

Handmade Arcade returns to the?David L. Lawrence Convention Center?s Hall B??in Downtown Pittsburgh on Friday, December 6 and Saturday, December 7, 2019.?This year, they are celebrating their 15th year in Pittsburgh!

We are excited to be a part of Handmade Arcade and will be in the Hands-On Handmade Activity area on Saturday, December 7 from 11 AM – 2:30 PM.

Paper Weaving with past exhibition postcards with?Contemporary Craft
Give Contemporary Craft?s postcards from past exhibitions new life through paper weaving! Paper weaving is a fun and simple art, with countless potential using pattern and color. After the participants finish with the paper weaving, they can turn the piece into a holiday ornament! Once learned, paper weaving is something that can be done at home with magazines, junk mail, and more.

Paper weaving with past exhibition postcards Paper weaving with past exhibition postcards


  • FREE Admission from 11 AM to 7 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019
  • 250 Crafters,?Artists, Makers and Designers
  • 18 FREE activities?in the?Hands-on Handmade Activity Area
  • 20 Emerging Makers?in the Craft Corridor
  • 12 Youth Makers?in the Youth Maker Alley
  • 84 First-time Vendors?in the Handmade Arcade marketplace
  • Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council?Framer?s Market
  • Raffles, DJs and more!

Handmade Arcade is expanding our programming into the LOBBY to include:

  • Coat Check
  • Pop-Up Makers Mart:?Handmade Arcade expands its youth maker programming by welcoming 9 maker groups from area schools.
  • The Hatch Nest:?Shopping with young children? Looking for a place to take a break? Handmade Arcade offers an area in the lobby where children ages 6 and under can find a place to play, relax, and rest from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Hatch Nest also welcomes nursing moms.?NOTE: Children?MUST?be accompanied by an adult.


December 7, 2019
11:00 am - 2:30 pm


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