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December 2018

CRAFTED 2018

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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Jewelry Edition

December 23, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Jewelry Edition V4 at Contemporary Craft in 2018

Don't miss Jewelry Edition Vol. 4, a one-month only, special pop-up sale showcasing the work of national emerging and established jewelry artists. The Vol. 4 collection features 4 makers, Ashley Buchanan, Raïssa Bump, Hannah Oatman, and Tabitha Ott, who will exhibit with Kat Cole and Laura Wood. This year's Jewelry Edition will feature a smaller but more focused series of work by each jewelry artist. Jewelry Edition will open on Friday, November 16, 5 - 8 PM, with CRAFTED to kick off the holiday season at Contemporary Craft!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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CRAFTED 2018

December 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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CRAFTED 2018: Save the date: November 16

CRAFTED is an annual Contemporary Craft Store showcase and a holiday sale featuring handcrafted functional artworks that encourages people to reflect on the relationship between the objects we use and the enjoyment they bring to us. Get first pick on the beautiful, functional artworks featured in CRAFTED at its kick off celebration on Friday, November 16, 5 – 8PM!

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February 2019

PGH Hand-Made Hearts

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Pittsburgh Handmade Hearts

We excited to host PGH Hand-Made Heart on Saturday, February 2, 1 - 3 PM. Join us to make a handmade heart and tagging it with a positive message that can be placed in public to share compassion throughout Pittsburgh.

On October 27, 2018, worshipers at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, were attacked in a senseless act of hatred. In response, local artist Barb Grossman and her family started "PGH Hand-Made Hearts" to make and place handmade hearts in public places as vivid reminders of the power of kindness. The mission of this project is to foster compassion for those impacted by acts of violence and hatred, as well as to discourage future acts of this nature. Let’s #ShareAHeartPgh, with #PghHandMadeHearts.

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March 2019

Out of Hand: Party like it’s 1986

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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$200 – $1000
Party like it's 1986 at Out of Hand

In honor of our last benefit and final celebration of craft in the current home — Produce Terminal — we are throwing it back to the year it all began and party like it is 1986! Out 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 hands-on art making / art auction/80's fashion / groovy tunes / delicious local cuisine, craft brews, and specialty cocktails! 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. 

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April 2019

Whiskey Tasting with Jarrod Futscher and Salvador Alane Studio

Whiskey Tasting: The Glass Makes A Difference

April 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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You are invited to join us on Saturday, April 20 between 2 to 4 PM for an afternoon of whiskey tasting and see how hand blown glass barware can make a difference in your drinking experience. "Whiskey Tasting: The Glass Makes A Difference" will feature glass barware handcrafted by talented Pittsburgh artists Jarrod Futscher and the Salvador Alane Studio duo, Julian Salvador Maturino and Leah Alane Lynn. You will also get the chance to try out delicious whiskey and spiced rum from the newest Strip District distillery - Kingfly Spirits.

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May 2019

Fiberart International 2019

Fiberart International 2019 Exhibition Reception

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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We would like to invite you to join us on May 31, 2019, 5:30 - 8:30 PM to celebrate the…

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July 2019

2019 Summer Youth Arts Apprenticeship

July 29 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 3:00 pm
2019 Youth Arts Apprenticeship

Are you looking for a summer art experience for your teens (13 - 16 years old)? Apply to our 2019 Summer Youth Arts Apprenticeship before April 15! Teens are invited to learn valuable hands-on techniques used in the art fields while having tons of fun. Students will work with experienced artists and professionals from Contemporary Craft's partners - Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Ton Pottery, to create one-of-a-kind works of artworks.

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August 2019

The Space Between at Contemporary Craft.

The Space Between

August 24 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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As part of the closing celebration for Contemporary Craft final exhibition in The Strip, Fiberart International 2019 (FI2019), we invite two exceptional FI2019 exhibiting artists, Jozef Bajus and Erika Diamond, to discuss creativity and their artistic journey in an inspiring conversation on August 24, 2019, 2:30 - 4 PM through our salon-style speaker series – The Space Between.

The featured speakers will talk briefly about their background and the way they approach the creative process. Topics may include the concepts and themes in their work, personal connections to craft, and creativity. The speakers and audience will then engage in an informal discussion inspired by the speakers' creative journeys and Fiberart International 2019. 

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September 2019

RADical Day 2019

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Contemporary Craft, 2100 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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2019 RADical Days at Contemporary Craft

Celebrate our 33 years in the Produce Terminal at the "Farewell Party"! You are invited for a free and fun art experience at Contemporary Craft's RADical Day on Saturday, September 28. Leave your mark on the gallery walls, vote for your favorite exhibitions, browse our final garage sale/giveaways, and make art with artists!

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October 2019

Artist Talk: Sarah Kate Beaumont

October 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Make+Matter, 3711 Butler St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States
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Sarah Kate Beaumont teaching mending to a student

What goes behind the creation of art? Artist Sarah Kate Beaumont will share her work, her process, and her vision for art making while thinking about sustainability and our impact to the world - in this personal and inspiring artist talk. Beaumont's artist talk will be held at Make+Matter in the Lawrenceville neighborhood (3711 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201) on Friday, October 4 at 6:30 PM.

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November 2019

Crafted: A Handmade Holiday at Contemporary Craft Holiday Pop-Up Store in 2019

CRAFTED: A Handmade Holiday

November 9 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Contemporary Craft Holiday Pop-Up Store, 5126 Butler Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States
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CRAFTED is a special store feature of functional artworks and ornaments to kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 9, 2019 from 11 AM to 7 PM at 5126 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201. Come celebrate winter, lift your spirits with handcrafted gifts, Shop for the holiday, and enjoy a relaxing, artful time with your friends, family, and neighbors.

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December 2019

Contemporary Craft at Handmade Arcade

December 7 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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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! Contemporary Craft is 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.

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