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Out of Hand Hoedown!

April 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Jan Kerr and Clark Nicklas
Rebecca Ringham Myerburg and Mike Myerburg

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.

$1000 ? Behind-the-Scenes Sponsor ($700 tax deductible)
-?2 VIP Patron 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 Patron tickets
– Contemporary Craft keepsake
– Recognition at the benefit
-?Invitation to exclusive?Patron Preview Party

$350 – VIP Patron ($275 tax deductible)
– 1 Out of Hand ticket
-Invitation to exclusive?Patron Preview Party

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

Expect a hootin? and hollerin? good time!
* Learn the ropes at hands-on art stations and artist demonstrations
* Bid?em high in the silent art auction
* Belly up to the bar for handcrafted spirits and local fare
* Do-si-do to live music and performances

Be sure to don your creative cowboy and cowgirl finery!
Hats, lace, denim, and leather are encouraged, or make your own bolo tie at the event.


?The 2017 Out of Hand Auction is Live!

Don’t miss your chance to fasten your lasso around these items!

Get a jump start on bidding for your favorite craft items. ?Participate?in the auction now to discover?jewelry, ceramics, wood, fiber, and mixed media?artwork from nationally and internationally?recognized?artists.

Whether or not you’ll be attending Out of Hand on April 1, our online auction platform allows you to take part in all of the bidding action.?

A hearty thank you to our generous sponsors!



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Alco Parking Corporation
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
GBBN Architects, Inc.
Jendoco Construction and Real Estate Corporation
McCaffery Interests
Patty Silberstein Realtor – COLDWELL BANKER
Peoples Natural Gas, LLC
Print Tech
Rugby Realty
Schifino Design
Sitko Bruno, LLC
Sota Construction Services, Inc.
Trib Total Media

?Food and Drink Sponsors

Allegheny Coffee & Tea
Bar Marco
Boyd and Blair Vodka
Colangelo’s Bakery & Cafe
Everyday’s a Sundae & Cafe
Giant Eagle
Maggie’s Farm Rum
Mercurio’s Artisan Gelato and Neapolitan Pizza
Morgan & Nancy Phillips – Carving Station
Thin Man Sandwich Shop
Salem’s Market & Grill
Spoonwood Brewing Co.
Strip District Meats
Whole Foods Market

Special thanks to Aubergine Bistro, Josephine’s Toast, and 1792 Ridgemont Reserve for sponsoring the Out of Hand Patron Preview on March 2!


April 1, 2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Contemporary Craft
5645 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States
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