GlobalPittsburgh outdoor event series supporting immigrant businesses brings you an art workshop!
The oil painting class will include a demonstration and individual painting time. You will learn how to mix colors and apply bold and powerful (or light and elegant) brushstrokes, painting alla-prima from life setup. This class is presented by Yelena Lamm, a Russian-born local artist who is a member of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators, Pittsburgh Society of Artists, and Pittsburgh Watercolor Society.
No previous skills are required — as long as you can hold a brush or a pencil, and are ready to have fun experimenting with new techniques!
A complete set of materials is provided. Space on our lawn is limited to 15 people to allow social distancing.
- $40 for GlobalPittsburgh members
- $45 for non-members
Registration and payment required by September 5. Buy tickets here.
*We will be proving you with the COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines for The Global Switchboard Space prior to the event.
*Masks will be required upon arrival and if you need to leave the workplace and/or cannot keep social distancing.
*Hand sanitizing station will be arranged.
Lost on how to navigate these tricky and unprecedented times? GlobalPittsburgh is here to help! Partnered with Idea Foundry Pittsburgh, we are hosting Entrepreneurial Resilience 2020: a very special discussion with State Department Professional Fellows Program participants centered around how their businesses are dealing with the pandemic. Join us virtually on December 17, 2020, at 10:00 AM EST, to hear their advice and to even ask them questions during our Q&A portion! To learn more please visit the event’s page.
On December 17, 2020, GlobalPittsburgh will host its 4th annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Celebration in a new format! This annual award ceremony will commend immigrant entrepreneurs, professionals, and champions of the Pittsburgh region. The event is free to attend and donations are highly appreciated!
Thirty-five entrepreneurs and professionals from 25 countries around the world have been nominated for awards in eight categories.
This year’s award categories include Arts & Culture, Community Service, Food Industry, Health & Wellness, Organizational Diversity Champion, Resilience Champion, Rising Startup Business, and Technological Innovation.
Visit the Immigrant Entrepreneur Celebration event page to learn more.
The Immigrant Entrepreneur Celebration was launched in 2016 to showcase the talent, tenacity, and innovative thinking of the “newest newcomers” who have made Pittsburgh their home and helped to make it a world-class city.
Please join us for our monthly First Thursdays networking happy hour on Thursday, June 9 (the second Thursday of the month), from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Roland’s Seafood Grill to help us welcome IVLP delegates and celebrate everyone and everything global in Pittsburgh!
GlobalPittsburgh First Thursdays is a regular monthly night of networking and socializing with different themes and different activities – but always with an international flavor – usually, on the first Thursday of every month. It’s an evening of friends, interesting conversation, and good spirits. Everyone is welcome!
In June, GlobalPittsburgh will be hosting a delegation of eight participants from Egypt, Jordan, Mauritania, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia who are actively involved in the arts in the areas of music, arts education, theater, comedy, poetry, and graffiti art in a project entitled, “Engaging Youth Through Performing Arts.” The participants have been invited to the U.S. under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. We will also be hosting 12 delegates from the United Kingdom participating in a project “Protecting Sensitive Industries Exchange.” This is the first of the projects offered through the collaboration between the Embassy of the United States in the UK and Global Ties U.S. under the Countering Hostile State Influences Program. We invited them to be our special guests at the event.
Admission is free for GP members and $10 for non-members. If you have a question about renewing your membership, please contact Nadya Kessler at 412-282-3815 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Complimentary appetizers will be served from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
GlobalPittsburgh offers opportunities to businesses and organizations to promote themselves at our events and/or partnership opportunities. If you are interested in getting involved or would like to donate an item or a gift certificate for a prize drawing, please do not hesitate to reach out. We promote our sponsors on our website and social media.