Virtual Marketplace with Handmade Arcade

Thursday, June 17, 2021 to Sunday, June 20th, 2021
Handmade Arcade Virtual Marketplace

ORIGINS and Handmade Arcade partnered to present an online marketplace featuring ORIGINS businesses running from June 17th – 20th. The four-day virtual market allowed shoppers from around the world to support Black-owned creative businesses in our region that make beautiful and useful handmade products. Join us in celebrating and supporting local Black creatives now and every day!

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Pop-Up Market @ Kelly Strayhorn Theater

Saturday, June 19, 2021

Kelly Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh, PA

The Kelly Strayhorn Theater hosted an ORIGINS Pop-Up Market on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 from 4PM – 8PM in coordination with the opening reception for Women of Vision’s exhibition. Women of Visions celebrates its 40th anniversary and marks the occasion with MAGNIFICENT MOTOWN!, an exhibition inspired by the revolutionary musical genre. Celebrate and support Black creativity by visiting the Kelly Strayhorn Theater and viewing  MAGNIFICENT MOTOWN!


Annual Exhibition

Thursday, March 5, 2020 to Saturday, March 28, 2020
Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

The first ORIGINS Annual Exhibition featured innovative and expressive work from emerging and established Black makers, designers, artists, and craftspeople. The exhibition elevated and celebrated a range of products and processes in one of the most dynamic venues in Pittsburgh, Concept Art Gallery. Attendees were encouraged to attend and support Black voices and aesthetics in the creative economy and ecosystem.


How to Turn Lookers Into Buyers in Your Online Store

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Your online store has visitors, but you aren’t seeing the traffic convert to sales. What’s going on? In this 90-minute webinar led by the Workhorse Collaborative, you’ll learn how to scan your e-commerce site for common oversights and to improve your customer journey. We’re talking real, actionable, practical tips, not buzzwords and theory. Plus: souls willing to brave a live assessment of their e-commerce experience in front of the group will get personalized, professional feedback on the spot in-session.