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Handmade Arcade 2017 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center

  • David L. Lawrence Convention Center (map)

HANDMADE ARCADE: The Cutting Edge of Craft
FREE ADMISSION from 11 AM to 7 PM
EARLY BIRDIE PASSES available for an exclusive shopping preview from 10 to 11 AM
Buy your Early Birdie pass for $15 today online or at Wildcard or The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh!
http://www.handmadearcade.com/early-birdie/
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Handmade Arcade (HA) returns to celebrate its 14th event on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in the heart of Downtown Pittsburgh. 
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2017 HIGHLIGHTS:

- 170+ vendors
- 66 First-time vendors
- Hands-on Handmade Activity Area with 17 make-and-take projects (Sponsored by the Artsmiths of Pittsburgh)
- Craft Corridor with 19 emerging vendors (Sponsored by NEXTpittsburgh)
- Largest event to date
- Youth Maker Alley featuring eight scholarship tables awarded to local youth makers
- Live streaming with Work Hard Pittsburgh
- Raffles featuring limited-edition products by HA vendors
- Framer's Market & Activity led by Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council
- Music by DJ Mary Mack, DJ Pandemic and DJ The Garment District
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2017 LIMITED-EDITION MERCHANDISE: 
- NEW Handmade Arcade tote bags
- 2 Handmade Arcade greeting cards designs by Hey Beast Studio(available for purchase and in Early Birdie swag bags)
- HA Grapefruit Soap created by Hip Modern Soap Co. (available for purchase and in Early Birdie swag bags)
- Pittsburgh's very own Craft-o-Tron filled with $5 limited-edition items custom-made for HA: 2017
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EARLY BIRDIE PASSES for exclusive pre-event shopping from 10 to 11 AM are available for $15 online, at Wildcard in Lawrenceville, and at The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh in the South Hills.
http://www.handmadearcade.com/early-birdie/
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Check out the complete HA:17 VENDOR LIST here: http://www.handmadearcade.com/vendors/2017-vendor-list/
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View the free, all-ages HANDS-ON HANDMADE Activity Area schedule here: http://www.handmadearcade.com/hands-on-handmade/2017-hands-on-handmade/
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EVENT INFORMATION:
http://www.handmadearcade.com/about/shopper-info/
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COMING SOON!
Event and shopper information including Vendor Map, DJ schedule, information about directions and parking, and more. 
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THANK YOU to our generous 2017 SPONSORS featured here:
http://www.handmadearcade.com/sponsor/2017-sponsors/
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For more information about Handmade Arcade, please visit:
www.handmadearcade.com

For 2017 media images, please visit:
http://www.handmadearcade.com/about/media-images/
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2017 PRESS RELEASE AVAILABLE HERE:
http://www.handmadearcade.com/press/
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ABOUT HANDMADE ARCADE:
Founded in 2004, HA produces an award-winning, one-of-kind marketplace showcasing 150-plus innovative craft-based artists and designers, who sell, share and promote handmade, locally produced goods.

HA is committed to showcasing local, regional, national and international artists who excel in areas of design, innovation and creativity. Every year, HA recruits both new and returning vendors, and reaches out to potential new and underserved audiences. 
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MISSION:
Handmade Arcade is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that provides craft artists working outside mainstream and fine arts sectors with opportunities to sell products, build community, network and share their artistic practice at an award-winning marketplace. A pioneer in Pittsburgh’s maker movement, Handmade Arcade also develops and implements educational outreach programs that bridge the gap between consumers and creators while increasing awareness about handmade, locally produced craft goods and processes.