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May 2018
$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Saturday, May 26th @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, October 20th, 2018 at 3:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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These 3-hour photo safaris are appropriate for both novice and experienced photographers alike craving an “open” shooting experience with very little interruption, guidance or interference.  Take your time and line up the perfect image of the historic Carrie Furnaces! All Safaris and Workshops GET TICKETS Private photographic opportunities are available Monday through Friday, by appointment only. Contact Stacy Drane or call 412-464-4020 ext. 32 for information.

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June 2018

Rivers of Steel @ CREATE

Thursday, June 7th @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
August Wilson Center, 980 Liberty Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States
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Rivers of Steel Arts is excited to take part in this year's CREATE festival on Thursday June 7, 2018 presented by the Pittsburgh Technology Council in Partnership with the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival.  You can find Rivers of Steel in the Innovation Salon that features a mash-up of art, tech and an array of interactive experiences. Part art exhibition, part expo -- the salon is a great place to see the latest and greatest in art + tech,…

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$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, June 15th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 5:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts for this unique workshop in aerosol painting at the Carrie Furnaces!  Participants will get hands-on experience with style-writing, letter design and painting techniques while learning about the underground culture of graffiti, its history and how it continues to evolve as an art form.  Taking place on Fridays evenings from 5-8pm, these workshops are led by experienced urban artist Shane Pilster of 82 Concepts.  Each guest has the chance to view Rivers of Steel's unique collection…

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IRON IMAGERY: TINTYPES AT CARRIE FURNACES

Saturday, June 23rd @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, August 26th, 2018 at 11:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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RoSA is excited to partner with Pittsburgh Filmmakers for this unique workshop experience.  Capture your own image of the Carrie Furnaces on solid METAL! This exciting workshop introduces the historic photographic process of “dry plate” tintypes. Popular during the late 19th century, tintype photographs were originally photographed on enameled iron and sometimes called “Ferrotypes”. Join visiting photo artist Jeffrey Krsul at the furnaces and don’t miss your chance to have your own unique image of the Carrie Furnaces preserved forever!…

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$30

Sunset Safaris at Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, June 24th @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, September 9th, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts at dusk for unique photo safaris that explore the Carrie Furnaces in twilight. Witness the beauty and subtlety of the site as only seen through half light and capture your own piece of the drama to take home.  This safari is recommended for those with prior experience shooting low-light subject matter but open to both novice and experienced photographers alike.  Attendees can expect  an “open” shooting experience with very little interruption, guidance or interference.  For workshops that offer…

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July 2018
$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, July 13th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on Friday, June 15th, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Friday, July 13th, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 5:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts for this unique workshop in aerosol painting at the Carrie Furnaces!  Participants will get hands-on experience with style-writing, letter design and painting techniques while learning about the underground culture of graffiti, its history and how it continues to evolve as an art form.  Taking place on Fridays evenings from 5-8pm, these workshops are led by experienced urban artist Shane Pilster of 82 Concepts.  Each guest has the chance to view Rivers of Steel's unique collection…

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$75

3 Hour Metal Taster

Friday, July 20th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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This Metal Taster is great way to explore the metal casting process and get your feet wet. Take a class with a friend; create a special gift or unique piece of art. Have an itch to just try something new without too much commitment?  This class is for you! Aluminum objects for this workshop will be cast on 7.21.18 from 12-5pm during the Rivers of Steel Arts Community Day and workshop participants enjoy free admission to the festival! GET TICKETS

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Community Day 2018

Saturday, July 21st @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore. CREATE.  Inspire! Rivers of Steel is excited to welcome the Pittsburgh community to our first annual Community Day at the Carrie Furnaces on July 21th, 2018 from 12-5pm!   Bring the kids and meet your neighbors at the national historic landmark Carrie Furnaces for a day filled with creative projects, outdoor fun, local food and entertainment. Visitors get behind-the-scenes look at the exciting programming Rivers of Steel offers throughout the season including hands-on workshops, photo safaris, graffiti art projects, foundry…

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$40

Sunset on the Mon Photo Safari

Sunday, July 22nd @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts aboard the Explorer riverboat for a sunset photo safari on the Monongahela River! Capture your own unique image of Pittsburgh industry and topography from water level on this three-hour photographic excursion. While traveling the mighty Monongahela safari-goers can expect views of the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark, the Edgar Thompson Steel Works and multiple "hot metal" bridges. Lucky attendees may even catch a glimpse of the famous bald eagle family nesting between Homestead and South…

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$400

Weeklong Iron Intensives 2018

Monday, July 23rd @ 8:00 am - Saturday, July 28th @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 8:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts for a week long iron-casting workshop at the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark. This workshop is perfect for iron enthusiasts looking for extended working time on site or those with limited prior experience looking to hone their existing skills.  All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to participate! The workshop features extended shop time on site and in-depth instruction and/or assistance catered to the needs of each individual.  Participants will have the chance to learn…

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