News & Events
January 9, 2015
January 9 - March 6, Visit Contemporary Craft and backtrack through time and space as you enter into The Clock Shop, a nostalgic reality created by artist Toby Atticus Fraley. Drawing inspiration from the visual culture of 1950’s America, Fraley incorporates vintage found objects alongside newly fabricated elements. Visit the exhibit at Contemporary Craft on Smallman street. Admision is free. Visit the website for additional information: Click here
January 22, 2015
Creative Reuse needs help to replace their 21-year-old van that died just before Christmas. Click here or donate at the PCCR store to help raise $5,000 by Valentine's Day and they'll receive matching funds from an anonymous donor. They are also holding a Reusemobile Potluck Fundraiser on February 12th, 6-8pm at PCCR.
January 22, 2015
Commit to making southwestern Pennsylvania a better place to live and work. Sign up for the Challenge! Deadline to sign up: January 31, 2015. K-12 schools, businesses, nonprofits, universities, and local governments—sign up here, it's free!
January 23, 2015
We are very grateful to local artist and reuse supporter Tim Oliveira—click here for his website— for agreeing to judge the Art & Furniture entries on our behalf. The winners in each catetory are listed below.
Art and Furniture
1st place - Alligator table – Indian River Habitat
2nd place - Abstract shelving – Houston
3rd place - Keystone industrial coffee table – Construction Junction
Remodeling & Construction
1st place - Container home – TRP NorCal
2nd place - Kate’s Folly – Community Forklift
3rd place - Stairwell remodel – ReHouse
January 31, 2015
Saturday, January 31 - The East End Food Co-Op is having a get together at the Hosanna House on Wallace Avenue, Pittsburgh, to help raise money for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. They'll have food, drinks, raffles, music and kids activities. Additional Information/tickets: Click Here
March 1, 2015
Sun., Feb. 1, noon-3pm, join WYEP on Superbowl Sunday to kick off a free celebratory afternoon of live music at the Carnegie Library (Quiet Reading Room) in Oakland! Guests are asked to bring non-perishable donation items to help stock HEARTH’s food pantries and transitional housing units offered to women in need and their children. Performing acts at the Alternative Souper Bowl include Grand Piano, Kai Roberts, and The Early Mays. Info here.Read more...
April 21, 2015
CONTEXT 2015, Apr. 21-23, 2015, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. The CREATE Lab Satellite Network and The Sprout Fund are excited to announce registration is now open for the first annual CONTEXT: Tech Fluency for Teaching & Learning Conference.Read more...