Craft an evening of fun at the Science Centers's Maker Shop
October 24, 2017
Get crafty with Carnegie Science Center and the Pittsburgh Glass Center at the next no-kids night. 21+ Science Maker Shop happens on Friday, Nov. 3 from 6-10 p.m. and guests will have plenty of opportunities to express their creativity at this event melding art and technology.
Guests will discover how glass is made through live demonstrations by artists from the Pittsburgh Glass Center, and learn about naturally forming glass such a fulgarite, glass made when lightning strikes sand. Guests will also have the opportunity to make their own colorful fused-glass tiles in one of several specialty workshops. These workshops require advance registration and are an additional fee. Tiles will be fired at the Pittsburgh Glass Center and available for pick-up at their location in Pittsburgh’s East End.
All four floors of Carnegie Science Center will be open for visitors to explore. Along with the exhibits, guests are encouraged to see what they can create with special guests from the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Children’s Museum, and the Andy Warhol Museum. Displays and artistic opportunities will also be available from Assemble, Artist Image Resource, Rivers of Steel Art, and Creation Labs.
Artist C.B. Perry, a nominee for Pittsburgh City Paper’s Best Local Artist of 2017 will be showcasing some of his artwork and Magician Luke Robertson will create some extraordinary moments with ordinary objects.
Those who prefer auditory art won’t want to miss Jimbo and the Soupbones performing live in the Robot Lounge.
Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center will also be offering a special workshop where guests can make their own holiday ornaments using a laser cutter. Advance registration is required and the ornament workshop is an additional fee.
For more information and to register, visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org.