WELCOME TO ORIGINS

Celebrating and supporting Black artists, makers, designers, and craftspeople working in western Pennsylvania.

An engaged network of Black creative entrepreneurs

Join the ORIGINS Network

Are you a Black maker, designer, artist, and or craftsperson starting and sustaining your creative businesses in the Pittsburgh area?  Are you interested in accessing the capital, markets, guidance, peers, space, and workforce needed to help you grow ? Join the ORIGINS network to stay in the loop with new opportunities and resources. Participation incudes below, and is free with the ORIGINS network. Click on the link below to sign up.

  • Application access for intensive cohorts with ORIGINS and Bridgeway Capital
  • Attendance with virtual and in-person meetings for the ORIGINS network
  • Participation in specific ORIGINS market and exhibition opportunities
  • And more in on the way!
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Virtually the last Wednesday of each month from 6 - 7 PM

ORIGINS Monthly Meetings

A monthly meeting to provide a space for ORIGINS Network members to gather, share ideas and opportunities, collaborate, and build community among peer creative businesses. ORIGINS is a dynamic, quickly growing initiative that seeks to grow connections among Black entrepreneurs in Western Pennsylvania. Each month, the network is invited to an hour-long virtual meeting to meet new ORIGINS members, learn about resources and opportunities, and discuss topics that are important to the network.

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