sold out: Copper Etching: Intaglio Printmaking (Ages 10+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

This workshop is sold out.  We'll explore the process involved in copper plate electro etching, and learn how to transform drawings into etched intaglio printmaking plates. Create collaborative prints together that you can then take home. Sign up here to be notified of our next round of workshops! Metalworking workshops made possible by the generous […]

$15

Speak with Spray Paint: Personalize Your Style (ages 12+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

Use spray paint to express yourself through fashion. Inspired by street-art and graffiti, this workshop will explore the art and technique of spray painting and stenciling to redesign our clothes. Together we’ll talk about personal style as a tool for liberation and community building. Bring a piece of clothing you love, or hate, to redesign […]

$15

Metal Cutting 101: Intro to Sawing and Cutting (Ages 10+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

Create unique copper shapes through the use of jewelry saws and metal punches. The focus of this session will be on practicing tool use, but some practice pieces may be taken home at the end for use in future projects. Participants who have taken this workshop will be eligible for more advanced Metal Cutting 102 […]

$15

Copper Enameling 101: Intro to Enameling (Ages 10+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

Design and draw on small pieces of copper, then add color using powdered glass. This workshop introduces the techniques and processes used in enameling, including using a high-temperature kiln to melt glass onto metal. Your creations can be taken home at the end of the session. Enameling 101 lays the foundation required to participate in […]

$15

Natural Dye Workshop (ages 10+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

Have you ever wondered how your clothes get their color? In this two-hour workshop for ages 10-14, you will harvest dye plants, make your own natural dye, try out two different methods of dyeing, and explore the history and chemistry of fabric dyeing. Each participant will go home with a silk scarf, a cotton tote […]

$15

Alexander Calder-Inspired Metal Mobile Workshop (Ages 10+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

Learn about wire bending, balance-based kinetic sculpture, and elements of design and color in this workshop inspired by American sculptor Alexander Calder. In this one-hour workshop, participants ages 10-to-14 will create mobiles to take home at the end of the session. Tickets can be purchased in our online store Space is limited. Advance registration is […]

$8

Alexander Calder-Inspired Metal Mobile Workshop (Ages 10+)

MuseumLab 6 Allegheny Square E Suite 101, Pittsburgh

Learn about wire bending, balance-based kinetic sculpture, and elements of design and color in this workshop inspired by American sculptor Alexander Calder. In this one-hour workshop, participants ages 10-to-14 will create mobiles to take home at the end of the session. Tickets can be purchased in our online store Space is limited. Advance registration is […]

$8