Little House, Big Art

Little House, Big Art

February 14
Noon – 7 p.m.

Looking for a creative way to spend Valentine’s Day?

Head up to Little House, Big Art in Spring Hill for a day filled with homespun DIY fun. February 14 is not only Valentine’s Day, it’s also Little House, Big Art’s third birthday. Help the studio celebrate three creative years in the Burgh with special Valentine’s Day-themed activities from noon until 7 p.m.

Make personalized valentines and gifts, nosh on homemade cupcakes and get your creative juices flowing. A variety of make-and-take projects will also be offered, such as terrarium building, pottery, canvas and birdhouse painting, jewelry making and beadwork.

The best part is that admission to Little House, Big Art is always free—you just pay for the supplies. Average supply costs typically run from $5 to $15, making the space highly accessible.

An eclectic house nestled in the Northside nabe, Little House, Big Art provides a nurturing and informal studio space where children, youth and adults of all ages can participate in a variety of art and craft activities. Run by Elizabeth Bashur and Lindsay Herforth, Little House, Big Art also offers classes, open studios, one-on-one lessons and rental space for parties.

No appointment is necessary. Just look for the green house with the brightly painted “938” sign on Haslage Avenue.

Jennifer has worked at the Mattress Factory, Brooklyn Museum of Art and Dahesh Museum of Art and is co-author of Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania. She also is co-coordinator of Handmade Arcade. Musically, she is in a band called The Garment District and is a founding member of Brooklyn's The Ladybug Transistor.