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Community Highlight: Free Event!

Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse Reuse-a-Palooza Saturday July 21 from 11:00AM-3:00PM Allegheny Library, 1230 Federal Street  Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Free! PCCR’s Reuse-a-Palooza is a hands-on creative activity for participants of all ages, perfect for any public event. Come (re)create with us!  The Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse’s Reuse-a-Palooza is a fun, educational, and inspiring event for all ages,
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Making MAKESHOP™

Join us and professionals from museums across the country to learn about the design, development and practice of MAKESHOP™ at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Discuss practical ways to integrate authentic and supportive making experiences for children and families into your museum. Meet and mingle with our city’s dynamic maker community, and experience Pittsburgh’s annual Mini Maker Faire! We wi
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Playtesting Grant Opportunity

Spark and The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh are offering a Playtesting Grant Program for anyone seeking to benefit from the design, engagement, research, evaluation, and resources of MAKESHOP at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. Playtesting aims to expose the level of fun and enjoyment that players get out of a certain game, exercise, or project. What, how, who? Anything can be playtested, honestly. Testing can
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Community Highlight: Free Workshops!

Constructing Identity: A series of workshops in costume making Interested in costume making and  performance art? Want to be in a fashion show? Now is your chance… Sign up now to participate in a summer-long series of FREE workshops at the Pittsburgh Gay and Lesbian Center with local artist Scott Andrew.  Youth ages 13-17 are invited to participate in workshops that span art history, sewing, performance, and fa
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Community Highlight: Planet Parade

What is it like to be Jupiter or Mars? What is it like to be a planet that only has a number for a name? Only your vision creates the cosmos as you design your own Extrasolar planet. Join Assemble to make a Planet Parade so that together we re-imagine the stars! We will learn about both living and nonliving systems, as we make, break, and remake our worlds. Using DIY electronics, e-textiles, recycled materials, wonde
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Join Assemble for M3!

Our friends at Assemble are hosting a series of awesome workshops for children. Materials, Media and Me (M3) is a series of Saturday afternoon workshops for children ages 8-10. Each week, a different artist or technologist will introduce a material, show students how they use the material, and lead them through a project. M3 classes will highlight Metal, Paper, Fabric, Found Materials, Electronics and Paint. Students
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