Stories of Home: An Exhibition by Maranie Staab

Saturday, September 22 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM [EST]

500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212, United States

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General Admission PARTIAL APPROVAL - $55.00

Ticket price includes the exhibition, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, heavy hors d'oeuvres, an artist talk, and admission to galleries.

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Saturday, September 22 2018 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM [EST]

Mattress Factory Museum, 500 Sampsonia Way, Pittsburgh, PA, 15212, United States.

What does home mean to you? Over the last 50 years, NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania has helped thousands of families to purchase their first homes and to experience the personal and community stability. On September 22, join us for Stories of Home, an exhibition by renowned photojournalist, Maranie Staab, whose work has been published in Esquire, CNN, Huffington Post, The Atlantic, and numerous Pittsburgh-area newspapers and magazines. In her most recent work, Maranie has captured the images of individuals and families working to achieve the American Dream. The exhibition, held at the Mattress Factory - Pittsburgh's premier contemporary art museum - will feature heavy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, music, an artist talk by Maranie Staab, and a tour of the museum's galleries. A VIP reception will include an artist meet and greet.


Schedule of Events:

6:00 - 7:00 PM: VIP Reception

7:00 - 10:00 PM: Exhibition, Gallery Tours

Note that this event serves as a fundraiser for NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania with proceeds supporting financial education and one-on-one counseling.

Emily Lavin

With a mission of promoting stable, vibrant communities by providing our Neighbors with comprehensive financial empowerment and homeownership services, NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania has been enhancing lives and expanding housing opportunities for nearly 50 years. In 1968, Dorothy Mae Richardson – a mother, housewife, and activist – and a group of her neighbors founded the organization (then known as Neighborhood Housing Services, or NHS) in response to the discriminatory lending practices and urban renewal policies that they witnessed destroying the homes and community fabric of their neighborhood. With the support of public officials and bank leaders, the group was able to capitalize a $750,000 revolving loan fund, which made mortgage loans considered “too risky” for conventional lenders and allowed many renters to become homeowners. The model that Dorothy and her neighbors developed was replicated nationwide, resulting in the founding of NeighborWorks America (then known as the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation) to provide technical and financial support to the numerous NHS –inspired organizations nationwide. Over the years, our programs and services have changed, but our commitment to self-sufficiency and personal and community stability remains steadfast.

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