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Champlevé Lapel Pin

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Champlevé is an enamel technique that fills indented areas on metal with colored enamel. During this workshop, students will prepare a 1” - 1.5” drawing on copper, and form a base for packing colored glass enamels. After the process of torch firing, and grinding the piece students will come away with a unique champlevé lapel […]

$155

From Flat to Functional: Texture Slab-Built Pottery

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Event Description: Want to make a beautiful and functional ceramic ware? Don't miss this perfect opportunity to learn from nationally recognized ceramic artist Jen Allen, who will be our fall 2018 visiting artist traveling from Morgantown, WV. During this one-day workshop, you will create textured pottery with slab construction techniques using paper templates, bisque molds, and […]

$120

Rise Up! 3D Fiber Techniques

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Explore traditional and experimental fabric manipulation techniques to give art a new dimension. This workshop will address appliqué, resin forming, couching, dimensional folding, and rivet smocking that can be adapted to your art practices.

$115

Fantastic Recycled Plastic

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Delve into the art of recycled plastics! Artworks made from plastics result in lightweight and colorful pieces that have a festive, Pop Art aesthetic and an environmental subtext. This workshop will include demonstrations of equipment and fundamental techniques. Both large and small assembly project examples will be showcased. Students will complete three to four pieces […]

$105

Batik and Adire Indigo Dyeing

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

This workshop provides an overview of batik and adire (tie-dye), two traditional Yoruba cloth dyeing processes. Students will learn immersion and compression dyeing, as well as resist techniques using melted wax. These processes have over 1,000 years of history, yet still allow for fresh, personal creativity and self expression.

$155

Contemporary Craft: Window Charms

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

Beat the winter blues! Make a colorful ”faux stained glass" window decal with recycled materials for the sun to shine through! Students will use thin plastic lids that are adhered to static-cling film and will leave the class with at least one decal that is perfect for attaching to windows or shower walls and can […]

$111

PGH Handmade Hearts

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

We are 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 […]

Free

RAD Day: Contemporary Craft

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

The most RADical Days of it all! Contemporary Craft is moving! You are invited to Contemporary Craft’s RADical Day on Saturday, September 28, to celebrate its 33 years in the Produce Terminal at the “Farewell Party.”C Unleash your creativity and draw on the gallery walls, treasure hunt in the Garage Sale/Giveaway, transform exhibition postcards into […]

Free
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Food Justice: Growing a Healthier Community through Art

Contemporary Craft 5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA

More than 35 million people in the United States are food insecure, but contemporary issues preventing equitable access to food are extremely complex. Food Justice: Growing a Healthier Community through […]

Free