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Out of Hand: Party like it’s 1986

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

$200 – $1000
Party like it's 1986 at Out of Hand

In honor of the final celebration in our current home of the historical Produce Terminal, we are throwing it back to the year it all began — and party like it’s 1986!

Photo Recap of 2018 Out of HandOut of Hand is Pittsburgh’s ultimate hands-on spring creative experience. Join us on Saturday, March 30, 2019, 7 – 10:30 PM for an all-in-one evening of handmade crafts, artist demos, ’80s fashion, far-out food, craft beer & theme cocktails, tubular tunes and rad dance moves celebrating Contemporary Craft’s 32 years in the Produce Terminal! Don’t miss the party — Out of Hand — Contemporary Craft’s annual giving benefit that supports its free art exhibitions, education programs, and community events for all ages.

$1000 – Behind-the-Scenes Sponsor ($700 tax deductible)
2 VIP Out of Hand tickets | Contemporary Craft keepsake | Recognition at the benefit
Private tour of Contemporary Craft with executive director Janet McCall | Invitation to exclusive Patron Preview Party

$800 – Craft Sponsor ($600 tax deductible)
2 VIP Out of Hand tickets | Contemporary Craft keepsake | Recognition at the benefit
Invitation to exclusive Patron Preview Party

$350 – VIP Patron Ticket ($275 tax deductible)
1 Out of Hand tickets
Invitation to exclusive Patron Preview Party

$200 – Individual Ticket ($140 tax deductible) 
Out of Hand ticket

Photo recap of Out of Hand 2018Want to do more than mark the calendar? RSVP your Out of Hand tickets today!

*RSVP tickets with a check made payable to Contemporary Craft
*Purchase tickets online

*Call us at 412.261.7003
*Email us at donorsupport@contemporarycraft.org

Behind-the-Scenes Sponsors, Craft Sponsors, and VIP Sponsors will receive special invitation to exclusive Patron Preview Party on Monday, February 25 at 57th Street Studios.

Time-travel back to 1986!

* Geek out with artist demos and art activities to make your own ’80s inspired crafts!

* Get amped to the most righteous tunes spun by DJ Paul Rosenblatt. Listen to the working playlist DJ Paul has planned for us on Spotify!

Show your true color at Out of Hand *Shop ’til you drop in the stellar silent auction with 150+ handcrafted art objects and rad Pittsburgh experiences, including performance tickets, gift cards, hotel packages, and gift baskets! Register today to participate in the auction (you can also bid in the auction without attending the actual Out of Hand).

* Get your game on with Back to the Future Pinball Machine and Pacman Arcade Machine generously lend by The Replay Foundation!

*Fill your belly with local bites by: Apoidea ApiaryBar MarcoBlack Radish KitchenCioppino Restaurant & Cigar BarColangelo’s Bakery & CafeDouble Wide GrillEveryday’s a Sunday Cafe, Nancy Philips Carving Station, Smoke BBQ TaqueriaSpirit, and The Vandal! Drinks by: Acclamation BrewingAllegheny Coffee & Tea Exchange, and Pennsylvania Libations. Desserts by: Enrico Biscotti CompanyGrandpa Joe’s Candy ShopMon Aimee ChocolateSalems Market and Grill, and Yummyholic!

*Get your nostalgia on with highlights from Contemporary Craft’s past… and get psyched for the fantabulous future ahead!

Decade attire and big hair encouraged – or PARTY TO THE MAX and dress like your favorite ’80s icon!


The 2019 Out of Hand Auction

You will get to check out what is in the 2019 Out of Hand Silent Auction before the event! With the online silent auction launching in February 2019, you will get to discover jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber, and mixed media artwork from nationally and internationally recognized artists or plan a trip with the experience packages.

Whether or not you’ll be attending Out of Hand on March 30, 2019, everyone can take part in the silent auction bidding. So be sure to register to bid and support Contemporary Craft at home on your devices.

The silent auction is now online! Start bidding on your favorite, handcrafted artwork and experience packages! More will be uploaded this week.

Robert Halborsen's Opposites Attract Tadao Arimoto's wooden bowl Hannah Niswonger's Hedgehog Bowl Andrienne Grafton's Long Ladder Pendant Clara Hoag's Small Wall Head Rae Gold's Merino Wool Throw


Dress up for Out of Hand

Hands-on Art Activity and Live Demonstration with Local Artists

* Create assemblage jewelry with Gerry Florida and rock it right on the spot
* Screen printing with Pittsburgh mixed media artists Katy DeMent and Albert Pantone
* Get a rad temporary tattoo
* Design a nostalgic and epic 8-bit image with perler beads led by the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
* Play around with Shrinky Dinks and make it into book marks, accessories, and more
* Admire how woodturning artists transform blocks of wood into spinning tops, how Daniel Baxter creates each one-of-a-kind kreepy doll, and how Matt Holbein from The Foliage Library designs and makes pop-up books.
* Chat with future designers – the students from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Design – about how they made their work in the silent auction and check out their prototypes leading up to the final artwork/product.


Directions to Contemporary Craft and Parking for Out of Hand

Directions to Contemporary Craft

If you have any questions, contact us at info@contemporarycraft.org or 412.261.7003!


A hearty thank you to our generous sponsors!

Silversmith Sponsors 

Flaherty & O'Hara

Coppersmith Sponsors

Judy & Michael Cheteyan Educational & Charitable Foundation   UMPC Health Plan   Yelp

Blacksmith Sponsors

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery of Pittsburgh: Dr. Marc D. Liang, M.D. - F.A.C.S   Alco Parking Corporation   Allied Insurance Brokers   Al. Neyer   Bridgeway Capital   Cohen & Grigsby   Coldwell Banker Real Estate Services - Patty Silberstein   CorCom      Dunham reGroup   Fragasso Financial Advisors   GBBN Architects      Oxford Development company    PITT OHIO   Point Bridge Realty Advisors      Rugby Realty   Schifino Design   Simpson McCrady   Sitko Bruno   Sota Construction Services   Springboard Design

Sponsors

The Buncher Company

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cost:
$200 – $1000
Website:
https://CRAFT86.givesmart.com

Venue

Contemporary Craft
2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Phone:
4122617003
Website:
www.contemporarycraft.org