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MakeLab: Metal Flowers

Use foil, wire, decorative edge scissors, and pliers to bring floral forms to life in metal.

Be inspired by a real flower, or bring an imaginary plant to life.

Make Lab: Wood Burning

Join us in Make Lab to learn how to burn intricate designs into wood. This activity uses hot tools and is recommended for visitors age 8 and up.

Make Lab: Wood Burning

Join us in Make Lab to learn how to burn intricate designs into wood. This activity uses hot tools and is recommended for visitors age 8 and up.

Workshop: Soft Soldering (Ages 10+)

NEW TIME: This workshop has been moved to 3pm due to the Pittsburgh Marathon taking place on the morning of the May 5.

Explore sculptural soldering using copper tape, lead-free solder, copper wire, and soldering irons. Create a pendant, pin, or sculpture.  

This workshop is for youth Ages 10+.

Workshop cost is $15. Purchase your tickets at this link, in-person, or by calling 412-322-5058. Members receive 10% off using the code MEMWS10 at checkout. Workshop spots are limited.

Metalworking workshops are made possible through the generous support of Arconic Foundation.

All materials will be provided, but participants may choose to bring small, non-melting items such as seashells, ceramic or metal figurines, marbles, beach glass, etc. to use during the workshop.

Workshops for Ages 10+ will meet in the Lobby of MuseumLab.

Please let us know how we can best support your child. Contact [email protected] to request access accommodations.

Presented as part of Remake Learning Days; learn more at remakelearningdays.org

Youth Night at MuseumLab (6th-8th graders)

Save the date for our next Youth Night! Spring testing time is over and it’s time for another round of games, music, snacks and plenty of hands-on activities.

For 6th-8th graders (or equivalent ages) only.

Advance registration required. Tickets coming soon.

Made possible by generous support from Arconic Foundation.

 

MakeLab: Wire Wearables

Bend, wrap, twist and form wire to create wearable art. Use pliers, files and mandrels to shape and smooth your creation.

 

This activity is recommended for visitors ages 6 and up.

Made possible with generous support from Arconic Foundation.

MakeLab: Wire Wearables

Bend, wrap, twist and form wire to create wearable art. Use pliers, files and mandrels to shape and smooth your creation.

 

This activity is recommended for visitors ages 6 and up.

Made possible with generous support from Arconic Foundation.

MakeLab: Wire Wearables

Bend, wrap, twist and form wire to create wearable art. Use pliers, files and mandrels to shape and smooth your creation.

 

This activity is recommended for visitors ages 6 and up.

Made possible with generous support from Arconic Foundation.

MakeLab: Wire Wearables

Bend, wrap, twist and form wire to create wearable art. Use pliers, files and mandrels to shape and smooth your creation.

 

This activity is recommended for visitors ages 6 and up.

Made possible with generous support from Arconic Foundation.

MakeLab: Pop-Up Cards

Join us in MakeLab to learn paper engineering techniques and use specialized cutting tools to create dynamic pop-up cards.