Hail, Pittsburgh: Come party with Pam (and her pots) on Friday night, Nov. 20

Party-with-Pam5I was vacillating, but finally said what the heck: So hello, Pittsburgh, I’ll see you in just 10 days for opening festivities of the Carnegie Museum of Art’s Peter Muller-Munk exhibit, where my New Old Stock Griswold Symbol cookware will be immortalized on display. And howdy hudee: The museum is hosting a ‘Mad Men & Martinis’ opening cocktail party on Friday night, Nov. 20, from 7-10 p.m. I’ll be there — and hope you can join me! Heck yes, I’m dressing up. I’m even planning to put on eyelashes. I’m super excited!

griswold-symbol--11Tomorrow: A big story on the museum exhibit. Who’s going to come? Leave a comment! We’ll use this thread to communicate. Golly, what if smarty had a party, and no one came to smarty’s party? (P.S. Super thank you to Kate for the Party-Pam-Pots-Pittsburgh poster. You gotta admit, we have some fun here.)


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  1. Elizabeth says

    Thanks for the info on this. I did not know about it and was able to secure a ticket last night. While I have a dress, you are really stepping it up a huge notch with eyelashes! LOL

    Thanks again. This sounds so fun!

  2. Jay says

    Phewy, laid up recovering from surgery or I would be there in a heartbeat from Philly to Pburgh so I could meet my favorite blogmeister. Sounds like a good time.

  3. Mary Elizabeth says

    Won’t be able to come to Pitt that weekend, but wishing you all a great deal of fun. I hope the exhibit lasts long enough for me to take it in later in the year.

    And remember my grandmother’s advice: if your eyelashes fall into your martini, it’s time to get a cab to your hotel. (Think about it; she didn’t mean they would come off your face first.)

  4. Neil says

    Have mid-cent fun! I’ll bet the appearance of you and your lashes and your name and your website at the exhibition means this online treasure-house will be even more famous and get lots and lots of new visitors.
    OH, wait a minute, that means our secret clubhouse and its Vintage-House-Arcana cognoscenti will be deluged with hordes of the hoi-poloi….and we’ll no longer get first pick of the NOS goodies revealed here just for us oddballs…I meant to say us connoisseurs.
    On the other hand, maybe there’ll be lots more woddities and fabuloddities, and ming green lavoddities uncovered by new members for us to get our collective jollies from; never too much vintageousness, I say.

  5. Robin Leiss says

    Awww man. I live in Pittsburgh and I just found out about this (Sunday morning!!!). I hope you had fun and liked our city. I love it here.

  6. says

    Pam, so great to meet you and some of your Retro Renovation Peeps in Pittsburgh! You, and your pots were fabulous. The exhibit highlight for me were those Carpet Sweepers that Mr. Monk designed for Bissell. Thanks for all you and Kate do!

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