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Gypsy Artistry Workshops for Spring by Tanya Bashor


Gypsy Artistry is a Pittsburgh based traveling pop up studio that brings artsy workshops to you!

Custom Art & Craft Workshops and Classes

Workshops are held regularly at Hobby Prodigy in the Mall at Robinson, and we partner with local venues such as bars, wineries, and coffee shops so that everyone's favorite spot can be a creative space!

We customize projects for private parties and fundraisers too!

 Elrama Tavern - Hello Spring Sign

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Mon, Apr 08

Elrama Tavern

Apr 08, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Elrama Tavern, 1520 PA-837, Elrama, PA 15038, USA

Join us at Elrama Tavern for a ladies craft night!

Register Now

 Whimsy on Fifth Art Night

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Tue, Apr 09

Whimsy on Fifth

Apr 09, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Whimsy on Fifth, 1 Forsythe Rd, Presto, PA 15142, USA

Chalk Couture Board and Pillar Stand Workshop

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Porked Lincoln Place Chalk Couture Craft Night

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Fri, Apr 12

Porked Lincoln Place

Apr 12, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Porked Lincoln Place, 5203 Interboro Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15207, USA

Porked Lincoln Place and Gypsy Artistry are teaming to bring this fun Chalk Couture chalkboard craft!

Register Now

 Wood Sign at Oils Inspire Life


Mon, Apr 15

Oils Inspire Life

Apr 15, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Oils Inspire Life, 3047 Industrial Blvd, Bethel Park, PA 15102, USA

Create your own 12 x 12 Wood sign. Choose from three quotes.

Register Now

 Ombre Picture Frame with Paper Flowers

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Tue, Apr 16

Hobby Prodigy

Apr 16, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Hobby Prodigy, 100 Robinson Centre Drive suite 1840, Pittsburgh, PA 15205, USA

Make something special for mom! Better yet make it with her!

Register Now

Whitehorse Brewing Chalk Art Night


Wed, Apr 17

Whitehorse Brewing at the Street

Apr 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Whitehorse Brewing at the Street, 400 Adios Dr suite 20, Washington, PA 15301, USA

Create your own design Chalk Couture chalk board (measures 5.5" x 7.5") includes a beautiful wooden stand for upright display vertically or horizontally.

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Porked East Liberty - Hello Spring! Porch Sign

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Fri, Apr 26

Porked East Liberty

Apr 26, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Porked East Liberty, 220 N Highland Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA

Join us at Porked East Liberty for a ladies craft night!

Register Now

Country Hammer Moonshine Happy Hour Event


Fri, May 03

Country Hammer Moonshine

May 03, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Country Hammer Moonshine, 6091 Steubenville Pike, McKees Rocks, PA 15136, USA

Country Hammer Moonshine and Gypsy Artistry are teaming up to bring this fun Chalk Couture chalkboard craft during happy hour!

Register Now

Fundraiser for Twilight Wish


Thu, May 16

First United Methodist Church

May 16, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

First United Methodist Church, 161 W Pike St, Canonsburg, PA 15317, USA

Join us for a fundraiser craft night for Twilight Wish.

Register Now

Patriotic Star Wreath Fundraiser


Wed, May 22

Pleasant Hills Public Library

May 22, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Pleasant Hills Public Library, 302 Old Clairton Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA

Join us for a fundraiser craft night at Pleasant Hills library.

Register Now

Sign up for the workshop you would like to attend. Show up, get crafty, and have fun!

Booking Policy:

Booking should be made online a minimum of 48 hours in advance of the workshop, as we need to prepare all of the materials needed for the project.

Payment is due at the time of the reservation and guarantees your spot.

Check in with either your ticket or your name 15 minutes before scheduled start time.

Refunds will not be issued for cancellations after 10 days before a workshop. No shows and late arrivals will not be issued refunds. However, all tickets may be transferred to another user.

A credit that may be used towards a future workshop will be given for individuals canceling with at least ten (10) days’ notice.

Gypsy Artistry reserves the right to cancel a workshop if fewer than 3 people register and also reserves the right to cancel workshops for unforeseen emergency circumstances. Registrants will be notified at least 24 hours prior to the scheduled workshop time whenever possible and refunds will be processed if the workshop is cancelled by Gypsy Artistry.

For more information about Gypsy Artistry and their crafting classes, visit their website at or call 412-956-6001.
















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