The Westmoreland has partnered with the Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse and the Pittsburgh Glass Center to present this FREE engaging do-it-yourself art making opportunity! Drop by during regular Museum hours, 10am-5pm, Wednesday, May 19 – Sunday, May 23, to pick up your free art making kit outside the Museum’s main entrance, while supplies last. Each kit includes instructions and all of the supplies required to complete. Share your art activity with us at #CommunityArtWeek and tag the Museum on Facebook/Twitter: @TheWestmoreland, or Instagram: @WestmorelandMuseum.
Limited kits available. So, grab them while they last!
In the videos below, PCCR and PGC staff walk you through the entire process of making your own shadowbox art or glass mosaic!
Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse Shadowbox Art Tutorial
*Please note that the shadowbox created in this tutorial is one example of what your shadowbox art project may look like and results will of course be variable due to artistic interpretation as well as the possibility of material and supply restrictions.
Pittsburgh Glass Center Mosaic To Go Kit Tutorial
*Please note that the fish-shaped mosaic in this tutorial is an example and that you can choose from 1 out of 5 basic mosaic shapes for your art kit. Results will of course be variable due to artistic interpretation as well as the possibility of material and supply restrictions.