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Assemble connects artists, technologists, and makers with curious adults and kids of all ages through interactive gallery shows, community talk backs, learning parties, and workshops focused on teaching STEAM principles (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). We host these activities at our space in Garfield’s Penn Avenue arts district and at events throughout Pittsburgh.

 

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The Handmade Adventure Photobooth with Sarah LaPonte

On Saturday, January 24th artist Sarah Laponte returned to Saturday Crafternoons with: The Handmade Adventure Photobooth! This activity allowed the kids to create backdrops, costumes, props, set designs, and storylines for a photobooth! After brief introductions, the kids were divided into four themed groups: superheroes, underwater, outer space, and candy forest. Each group took the […]

COMMUNITY MURAL PROJECT WITH BERNIE WILKE @ SATURDAY CRAFTERNOONS

This week at Saturday Crafternoons, community artist Bernie Wilke taught us about collaborative community murals! The afternoon began with an upbeat drawing game called Pass the Picture. For about two minutes, each person drew a picture and passed it to their neighbor after the two minutes passed. Neighbors were told to add anything to the […]

TEXTURED PAINTING WITH SADIE SHOAF @ SATURDAY CRAFTERNOONS

    On Saturday, January 10th local artist Sadie Shoaf and her assistant Andy came to Saturday Crafternoons to teach us how to make mobiles using reused objects and textured paintings!     Sadie described the concept of 3D and textured painting and showed us a few of her own pieces. She explained the concept […]