Make It Mythical supports Assemble’s mission of creating collaborative communities, sharing knowledge, and demystifying the creative process. Assemble programs serve over 2,500 students, many of which live within walking distance of the Penn Ave studio space. This evening event promotes Assemble’s mission of lifelong learning and shared knowledge for learners of all ages.

Be transported to a mythical place to mix and mingle with some of Pittsburgh’s top craftspeople, makers, and social change agents. MakerDate is Assemble’s semi-annual fundraising event that brings together the best of Pittsburgh’s craftspeople, makers, and technologists in traditional date auction-style. MakerDate 2021 features live and silent auctions, mystical activities, fantastical performances, and more!

Live & Silent Auctions and Raffle

Bid to learn from the Burgh’s makers and technologists at Pittsburgh’s only maker auction. Featuring Live and online silent auction experiences from makers, including behind-the-scenes experiences with Goodlander Cocktail BreweryPrototype PGH, raffle items from Adda Coffee & Tea House, and more!

Live Performance from Royce

Royce rocks the MakerDate stage! Known for their reimagined rock and hip-hop-infused high-energy performances, Royce’s lyrics connect the human spirit and allow for self-reflection, social change, and triumph over life’s challenges. Win a chance to jam out with the band by bidding on them at the live auction!

All funds raised from MakerDate 2021 will support Assemble’s goal of providing free STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) educational programs such as afterschool and summer camps for learners of all ages. Check out our program offerings at