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Humaira Abid: Searching for Home

Presented by Contemporary Craft at Contemporary Craft, Pittsburgh PA

Apr 09 2021
Aug 21 2021
Humaira Abid: Searching for Home

Exhibition presents a human-scaled look at refugee crisis.

Searching for Home is a solo exhibition of Seattle-based, Pakistan-born artist Humaira Abid. This powerful exhibition presents a human-scaled look at the worldwide refugee crisis focusing on the plight of women and girls, who make up a disproportionate percentage of the millions of people who have fled their home countries as a result of political conflict and strife, ethnic cleansing and persecution, domestic abuse, climate change and crimes against humanity. Searching for

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Admission to exhibitions and Drop-In studio activities are always free at Contemporary Craft, but timed-tickets are required from

Contact: 412-261-7003


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Contemporary Craft

5645 Butler Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15201


Parking: visitor-only parking lot in the back of Contemporary Craft (Access Contemporary Craft’s parking lot on Berlin Way. Space are limited, please plan your visit in advance.), street parking.
Public Transportation: 87, 91, 93
Bicycling: Bicycle racks are provided in front of the main entrance for use during regular open hours. Bicycles are parked at the owner’s risk; CC accepts no responsibility for vandalism or theft.


    • Wheelchair Access

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

Your timed ticket (free admission) includes access to the exhibitions, Drop-In Studio art activity, and The Store. Before you reserve tickets today, here are the new safety protocols: 1. All tickets must be reserved in advance. You will be able to enter by showing an electronic or printed copy of your receipt at our front desk. To ensure safety for everyone, we are limiting the number of people who can be in the building. * For Groups of 10 or more people, you must make arrangements with us before the visits by calling 412-261-7003 or emailing 2. Wear a face mask. For your safety and the safety of those around you, face masks are required for all guests ages 2 and up for the entire duration of your visit. * If you or a member of your party has a medical condition that prevents the wearing of a mask, you must make arrangements with us before the visits by calling 412-261-7003 or emailing 3. Maintain a safe distance. Please leave plenty of room between yourself and the other guests during your visit. 4. When in doubt, ask for assistance. In order to minimize contact with surfaces, please refrain from touching surfaces and objects unless absolutely necessary. You can use the hand sanitizing stations located throughout the building. 5. No food or drink allowed. If you feel ill or have recently come in contact with someone who is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home. We will be excited to welcome you back

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