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Grand Opening Gala (Cancelled)

April 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

2020 Contemporary Craft new Home

*Based on the current guidelines that recommend cancelling events for the next eight weeks, we regret that we must cancel our April 18 Grand Opening Gala. Stay tuned for an update on the silent auction!*

For more information, please contact donorsupport@contemporarycraft.org or by phone at 412.261.7003 Ext. 1635

Grand Opening Gala, the first gala in Contemporary Craft’s new, permanent home in Upper Lawrenceville, will be Pittsburgh’s ultimate hands-on creative experience this spring. Come dressed in Butler Street Chic: from boutique fashions and urban couture to historically alternative steam-punk garb, come as you imagine the essence of Butler Street in Lawrenceville!

Get ready for our inaugural exhibition featuring an internationally-acclaimed street artist – The Heart Lives through the Hands, tour Contemporary Craft’s new home, get inspired by art making activities and artist demonstrations, and fun music, and to support bold art in action.

Honorary Chairs
Cathy Raphael
Alexandra Raphael
Thaddeus Mosley
Grand Opening Gala Co-chairs
Sylvia Hill Field and Fred Fields
Gretchen givens Generett and Bill Generett
Gala Planning Committee Chair
Lisa Krieg

Invite you to get creative with us! Plan to be here to have a fantastic time while supporting Contemporary Craft’s free art exhibitions, education programs, and community events for all ages.


“Thank You!” to our generous Grand Opening Gala Presenting Sponsor

Jendoco Construction Corporation

Grand Opening Gala Corporate Sponsors

Silversmith Sponsors ($5,000)

GBBN Architects

UMPC Health Plan

SNAG 50 Event

Coppersmith Sponsors ($2,500)

Fragasso Financial Advisors

Lugaila Mechanical, Inc.


Blacksmith Sponsors ($1,000)
ALCO Parking
Bridgeway Capital
CorCom, Inc.
Dunham reGroup, LLC
Guardian Protection
Independent Mechanical
Point Bridge Realty Advisors, LLC
Sitko Bruno, LLC
Wagner Agency, Inc.


April 18, 2020
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Contemporary Craft
5645 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States
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