C4C: The Workshop

Where: downstairs in the University Store on Fifth
Current hours: Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  

Note: Due to work in the University Store on Fifth, C4C: The Workshop will be closed from Thursday, June 15, through Sunday, July 16.​

The Workshop is the pilot space for the Center for Creativity, and an outcome of Pitt's Year of the Humanities (2015-2016). It's a place where members of the Pitt community can go to make things, to think through questions or problems by engaging hands and minds in making, or to try new things without fear of "failure" because the emphasis is on the process of creating rather than on product. 

The heart of The Workshop is an open maker space. With a Pitt ID, members of the University community are invited to exercise their creative spirit and muscles.

The Workshop provides walls for writing, diagramming, or chalking; space for challenging conversations or quiet writing; a clay wheel; art supplies; musical instruments; a 3D printer and laser cutter; a sewing machine; fabric and yarn; and more. 

As you make things here, expect people to come up to you and ask you how you do what you do. And as you see others make things, please feel free to ask them to show you how they do what they do. This is a community space and a place to make unexpected connections that can lead to new discoveries or ways of seeing.