The WCDC is working with Casey Droege Cultural Productions to transform the workshop space in our newly renovated headquarters located in the historic Lohr Building into a gallery-level display space for local, Wilkinsburg artists. The Art All Over program was launched in 2020 A partnership with the Sleeping Octopus Artist Initiative (SOAI). The initiative will celebrate and promote the many accomplished artists who live in the Wilkinsburg area.
In order to respect social distancing, the WCDC is embracing technology and social media to allow the public to enjoy local art in new ways. From the comfort of your home you can experience the exhibits through photos and a virtual artist talks and tours online. You can also visit the show in person with the artist.
works on display August 28th – October 16th, 2021
In-person Gallery Hours:
Saturdays 12:00pm to 5:00pm
at the Lohr Gallery
725 Wood Street, Wilkinsburg PA 15221
Virtual Artist Talk
September 1st, 6pm
September 25th, 1pm
725 Wood Street
2021’s series of Art All Over presented in partnership with Casey Droege Cultural Productions is kicking off with artist Kelly Malone. Kelly Malone lives and has a studio in Wilkinsburg and runs Workshop PGH, a do-it-yourself school and shop. In addition to Workshop PGH’s space showcasing clothing, accessories, art, gifts and plants located at 5131 Penn Ave in Garfield, a new location will be opening up at 700 South Trenton Ave in Wilkinsburg this Fall. The store will feature homegoods, furniture, plants, art & gifts.
Past Artists & Shows
A Scrappy Quilt Show by Ada S. Cyrus – Displayed May 1st – June 26th, 2021
Travelouge by Tom Norulak – Displayed November 14th, 2020 through March 13th, 2021
Daybreak by Zoë Welsh – Displayed August 15th – November 7th, 2020.
Creations by John Burt Sanders. Displayed June 30th – August 8th, 2020. Read Sanders’ full feature on the WCDC’s blog HERE.