Arts and Crafts

This section includes local art schools, art museums, galleries, 3D fabrication services and makerspaces. Museums and galleries are included because they can be sources of creative inspiration even if their exhibitions don't fall within the steampunk category. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Art Museums

Carnegie Museum of Art

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The Carnegie Museum of Art in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, was founded in 1895 by the Pittsburgh-based industrialist Andrew Carnegie. . .


The Frick Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The Frick Art & Historical Center is a cluster of museums and historical buildings in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Pittsburgh. . .

Maridon Museum

Butler, PA, USA

The Maridon "is the only museum in the Western Pennsylvania region with a specific focus on Asian Art and Culture coupled with German Meissen porcelain. . ."

Mattress Factory

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The Mattress Factory is a museum of contemporary art in Pittsburgh. . .


Photo Antiquities Museum of Photographic History

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

This museum contains a large collection of vintage photographs. . .


The ToonSeum

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

ToonSeum is a museum in Pittsburgh devoted exclusively to the cartoon arts. . .

Westmoreland Museum of American Art

Greensburg, PA, USA

The Westmoreland Museum of American Art has a particular concentration on the art of southwestern Pennsylvania. . .

Fabrication Services/Makerspaces

3D Hubs - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

3D Hubs is a website that provides access to 3D printing services around the world. . .


Pittsburgh, PA, USA

MAKESHOP is a makerspace housed within the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh. . .

Makexyz 3D Printing - Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Makexyz is a website that provides access to independent 3D printing services around the world. . .

TechShop Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

TechShop Pittsburgh is one of 10 TechShop locations in the U.S. . ..


Create A Frame/Handworks Gallery

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Create A Frame opened as a DIY framing store and later added a gallery featuring fine art and crafts. . .


Trundle Manor: House of Oddities

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

The tagline: "The most unusual tourist trap in the world meets the most bizarre private collection on public display. . ."

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