We build Pittsburgh’s creative infrastructure by operating a magical  SHOP where artists, teachers, and everyone else can get materials they need for their projects, and by offering hands-on creative PROGRAMS, both at our center and around the region.

When: Saturday, August 1 – Monday, August 31
11:00 am – 6:00 pm every day

Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse


When: Sunday, August 2
6:00-9:00 pm
When: Tuesday, August 4
5:00-7:00 pm

When: Saturday, August 8
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
When: Thursday, August 13
6:30-8:30 pm
Where: Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse
What: Take a backstage tour of the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, and learn about the environmental benefits and creative potential of reclaimed materials. Gain essential jewelry design/making knowledge and skills while creating unique wearable art. Simple jewelry-making techniques, when combined with a little innovative thinking, can transform discards into high fashion. This workshop will focus on creating jewelry using some traditional materials and some non-traditional materials (such as: design samples, computer parts, and anything else that could be an “alterna-bead”).

This free workshop is for youth aged 10-19. Participants are eligible to earn two digital badges through the online platform, Pittsburgh City of LearningRegistration is required. Click here to register!


Creative Reuse at the Wilkinsburg Thurdsay Open Market

When: Thursday, August 27
3:00-6:00 pm
Where: 733 South Avenue (South Avenue Methodist Church Parking Lot)
Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

 Save the Date!  Join your friends from Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse at our 3rd annual Wigle Whiskey Bantam Night Benefit.  Monday, September 14, 6-9 pm, at the Wigle Distillery in the Strip.  Best Monday ever!