Society for Contemporary Craft
  • Pittsburgh, PA
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SCC was established in 1971 by Elizabeth Rockwell Raphael to broaden opportunities for craft artists to exhibit and sell their work. The impetus behind its creation was the belief that many artists working with traditional craft materials were developing a unique vocabulary for these materials and in the process they were opening up a new avenue of creative effort in contemporary art. The Society for Contemporary Craft offers cutting edge exhibitions focused on multicultural diversity and non-mainstream art, as well as a range of classes, community outreach programs and a fantastic retail store.

In 1990, SCC established a satellite exhibition space at One Mellon Center which is located in downtown Pittsburgh.  Six exhibitions are organized annually in this space.  Located in the “T” station lobby of One Mellon Bank Center and open daily through midnight.  

Exhibitions and family friendly hands-on art activities in a drop-in studio are always free to the public.

Located at 2100 Smallman Street in Pittsburgh's historic Strip District
412.261.7003 | info@contemporarycraft.org

 

 


 

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"Dan DiCaprio will be teaching Wood Rings & Wire Inlay on August 3 & 4! It's a great excuse to come to Pittsburgh for the weekend!"
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"Artist Jodi Colella will be here this weekend, teaching Fiber Sculpture in our Studio! Here's her blog: http://jodicolella.blogspot.com/"
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"Join us for the opening reception of Fiberart International 2013 this Friday evening. We'll also be welcoming artists Jodi Colella, Elin Nob"
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"We'll be welcoming enamelist Kat Cole back to SCC next weekend. Come to her lecture on Friday or her Saturday workshop on Liquid Enameling!"
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This blog is intended as a guide for potential and current MFA students, focusing on those in the craft disciplines. It will primarily focus on tips for prospective students, but will also address the needs of those currently working toward their degrees. By sharing my own experience, articles I find and interviews I conduct, I will work to offer guidance to studio artists who may be nervous to start the journey alone so that they can have the same phenomenal opportunity and experience that I…See More
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"We're excited about all our great workshops this weekend! spots still available for Paper Valentines, Polymer Necklace and more!"
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"These two are also amazing instructors and we're so lucky to have them involved with our organization! Don't miss the Yoko's workshop, Surface Decoration Techniques on Feb. 2nd, or Jim's Lost Wax Cast Rings, April 27 & 28th!…"
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