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Inspiring Makers 2016

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InspiringMakers2016Inspiring Makers, showcases the talented staff’s artwork, and celebrates the artist-mentoring relationships that form the basis of MCG Youth & Arts programming. The exhibit runs 8/22/16 – 9/30/16.

Please join us for a public reception Friday, September 30 From 4:00 – 8:00 PM.

Yellowstone Revisited

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Yellowstone-poster2016Photography from MCG Youth & Arts high-school students who visited Yellowstone National Park.

The exhibition runs from Friday, September 23 through January 13 at the Susan Zubik Welcome Center at Catholic Charities, 212 Ninth Street in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. The opening reception is on September 23rd from 5:30 – 9:30 pm, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Gallery Crawl.

Fall 2016 Family Night

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Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild would like to invite you, your family, and your friends to our Fall 2016 Family Night on Wednesday, November 16 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

By attending, you will have the chance to see works of art created by MCG’s dedicated after-school students and to meet the staff that work with and inspire them daily. Refreshments will be served and our four studios (ceramics, photography, digital, and design) will host tours, demonstrations, and artist talks. This is an excellent opportunity for us to celebrate all that the students have accomplished during their after-school hours this fall.

If you have any questions about the evening or our after-school program, please contact Rose Mary Gubser at 412-322-1773 Ext. 302. Visit us online at www.mcgyouthandarts.org for additional information and to subscribe to our e-mail updates.

We hope to see you at MCG!

Fall 2016-2017 After School Enrollment

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Graphic showing icons for digital, design, photo, and ceramics.The dates for Fall 2016 after-school enrollment are September 8 – 9.

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Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild will hold two enrollment sessions for our upcoming after-school courses (ATP) from 3:00–5:30 p.m. Students will be introduced to MCG Youth & Arts, its teachers and the facilities. You must attend one of these sessions to be eligible for admission. Click here for more info.

Non-PPS students may register online for a fee. Please click here for online registration.

Celebrating a Legacy: A Collection of Works by Women of Visions Inc.

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Women of VisionsCelebrating a Legacy: A Collection of Works by Women of Visions Inc. runs from July 5 through August 5, 2016. A public reception is scheduled for July 28th from 6 – 8 pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Celebrating a Legacy is a collection of works by members of Women of Visions Inc., a non profit organization dedicated to the artwork created by women of the African diaspora.

Each work of art nurtures the roots of their heritage and captures their collective experiences on canvas, fiber, paper, and other media. The exhibition features the work of twenty four artists whose art has been exhibited nationally and internationally.

Exhibited Artists:

Lynne Barrow
Jo-Anne Bates
Ruth Bedeian
Christine Bethea
Tina Brewer
Richena Brockinson
Brenda Brown
Delores Currin
Elizabeth Asche Douglas
Celeta Hickman
Mayota Hill
Annette Jackson
Marica Jackson
Charlotte Ka
LaVerne Kemp
Christiane Leach
Gail Manker
Mary Martin
Harriette Meriwether
Njaimeh Njie
Altha Pittrell
Adrienne Powers
Ruth Richardson
Ruth Ward

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild
1815 Metropolitan Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15233
412-322-1773 | www.mcgyouthandarts.org

Come Together

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Students from Manchester Academic Charter School blended traditional and digital photo collage techniques at MCG Youth & Arts.

The exhibition runs from Friday, July 8th to September 16th at the Susan Zubik Welcome Center at Catholic Charities, 212 Ninth Street in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh. The opening reception is on July 8th from 5:30 – 9:30 pm, in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s Gallery Crawl.

Accomplishment 34

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Accomplishment 34We at Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild would like to invite you, your family, and your friends to our Accomplishment 34 reception and Spring 2016 Family Night on Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

By attending, you’ll have the chance to see the works of art created by MCG’s talented afterschool students, and you can meet our dedicated staff. Refreshments will be served and students will give artist talks. This is an excellent opportunity for you to celebrate your child’s accomplishments with us during the afterschool hours this spring.

If you have any questions about the evening or our after school program, please contact Rose Mary Gubser at 412-322-1773 Ext. 302. Visit us online at www.mcgyouthandarts.org for additional information and to subscribe to our e-mail updates.

Summer Youth Registration is Full

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Summer Studios for youth are now full. Thank you for your interest!

2016 MCG Invitational Photo Booth Images

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Photo booth images by the one and only Germaine Watkins.

Remake Learning Days

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Graphic for Remake Learning DaysJoin us Thursday, May 12 for a free Remake Learning event, 4:00-5:30 pm.

Tour Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, a world-class youth arts education facility that teaches ceramics, photography, printmaking, laser engraving and 3D printing. Visitors will get an inside look at the world-renowned arts education model that is being replicated globally.

Participants will experience a “raku” firing in the Ceramics studio. This Americanized version of a centuries old Japanese firing process involves red hot pottery being drawn out of the fire and placed into a bin with combustible material. They will also see a demonstration of screen printing in the Design studio, which is one of the world’s most popular methods for printing on fabrics such as t-shirts, as well as for creating fine art prints the way legendary Pittsburgh-born artist Andy Warhold did. While supplies last, visitors will be able to take home examples of these crafts.

RSVP to Rose Mary Gubser via email or phone, RMGubser@manchesterbidwell.org, 412-323-4000 ext 302

Learn more at http://remakelearningdays.org/events/environment-shapes-behavior/

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