Remake Learning Days

Learn, Create, Celebrate at Manchester Craftsman’s Guild

As part of Remake Learning, on Fri, May 19, 4:00-6:00pm you can tour Bill Strickland’s Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild, a world-class youth arts education facility that teaches ceramics, photography, design, and digital arts, including laser engraving and 3D printing.

still from the video The Reel Teens: Pittsburgh produced about MCG

The Reel Teens: Pittsburgh

MCG Youth & Arts was recently featured on The Reel Teens: Pittsburgh. Our segment begins around 19 minutes in. Check out www.thereelteens.com for more.

Photo101 - Phtoo by Tyell Eleam

Photo 101

Photography 101 features dynamic images from first and second year students participating in the MCG Youth and Arts photography program. These high-school students engaged in both traditional film photography as well as digital photography. Students had the opportunity to experience >>> read more

MCG Youth & Arts summer course guide cover

2017 Summer Studios

MCG Youth & Arts is offering an exciting opportunity for Pittsburgh area youth (grades 5-12) to create art in our world-class facility. Use state of the art equipment and professional-grade materials to create one of a kind works of art >>> read more

SIX x ATE

SIX x ATE at MCG on March 30

Created by former MCG Youth & Arts teaching artist Casey Droege for the 2013 Carnegie International Apartment Talks, this series of food, art, and lecture continues to create a more diverse conversation and stronger creative community in Pittsburgh. For each >>> read more

Photo by Dalia Maeroff

2017 MCG Invitational Submissions Now Being Accepted

Student artwork submissions are now being accepted! For more than 25 years, the Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild has been a champion for youth, art and education in Pittsburgh. Each year, MCG hosts an annual juried arts exhibition where talented students from >>> read more

Winter Family Night 2017

Winter Family Night 2017

Manchester Craftsmen’s Guild would like to invite you, your family, and your friends to our Winter 2017 Family Night on Thursday, March 2 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. By attending, you will have the chance to see works of >>> read more

Profiles - MCG Youth & Arts student photography exhibit.

Profiles – Reception: January 20th

In December 2016, high school students at MCG Youth & Arts particpated in a three-day workshop with Xyza Cruz Bacani, an acclaimed international documentary photographer. Xyza grew up poor in the Philippines, and left home to work as a domestic >>> read more

Mary Tremonte art print

Mary Tremonte: Soft Tough Power

Mary Tremonte is an artist, educator, and DJ based in Toronto via Pittsburgh. A founding member of Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, she works with “printmaking in the expanded field,” including printstallation, interactive silkscreen printing in public space, and wearable artist multiples >>> read more

xyza cruz bacani

Xyza Cruz Bacani: Modern Slavery

Xyza Cruz Bacani was born in The Philippines, and like many Filipinos, she left her home country in search of economic opportunity. As a domestic worker in Hong Kong, Xyza (pronounced “sigh zah”) began taking photographs in her spare time. >>> read more