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June 2017

IRON IMAGERY: TINTYPES AT CARRIE FURNACES

Saturday, June 24th
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United 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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$50

Sunset Safari 2017

Saturday, June 24th @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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See the Carrie Furnaces like you have seen them before! Join Rivers of Steel Arts at dusk for a unique sunset photo safari exploring the Carrie Furnaces in twilight. Witness the beauty and subtlety of the site as only seen through waning light and capture your own piece of the drama to take home. http://rosarts.org/workshops/photo-arts-workshops/

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$30

Urban Art Tours 2017

Sunday, June 25th @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 at 10:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Learn about the underground culture of graffiti, its history and how it continues to evolve today as an art form. Led by Shane Pilster of 82 Concepts, the tours will walk you through the entire site, highlighting works while encouraging open discussion about graffiti as a whole. The workshops give our guests a hands on experience with design, letter form, specific techniques, and painting with aerosol. Guests also get to paint on the specified areas next to some graffiti pieces…

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July 2017
$50

Photo Safari 2017

Sunday, July 2nd @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, July 30th, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 at 10:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Throughout its existence the art of photography has been linked to western technological growth and industrialization. What better place to explore your own photographic vision than The Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark.  The Carrie Furnaces were the heart and soul of U.S. Steel’s Homestead Works during most of the twentieth century and remain the only examples of pre-World War II furnace technology in existence today.  The former industrial site is now the setting for photo safaris appropriate for both novice…

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$30

Urban Art Tours 2017

Sunday, July 9th @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on Sunday, August 13th, 2017 at 10:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Learn about the underground culture of graffiti, its history and how it continues to evolve today as an art form. Led by Shane Pilster of 82 Concepts, the tours will walk you through the entire site, highlighting works while encouraging open discussion about graffiti as a whole. The workshops give our guests a hands on experience with design, letter form, specific techniques, and painting with aerosol. Guests also get to paint on the specified areas next to some graffiti pieces…

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$19

Iron Garden Tours

Saturday, July 15th @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on Saturday, July 15th, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on Saturday, August 12th, 2017 at 11:00am

One event on Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 11:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Tour the Iron Garden with Botanist Ann Johnson to discuss ecological growth at the Carrie Furnaces! Tours focus on the diverse, successional plant communities on site and how human history shapes our urban environments. Groups large and small can be accommodated. Dr. Anna Johnson is an ecological researcher at the University of Pittsburgh with a focus on urban ecologies. "The Iron Garden: History and ecology of the Carrie Furnaces" by Dr. Anna Johnson, ecological researcher at the University of Pittsburgh,…

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RoSA Community Day 2017

Saturday, July 15th @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Explore. CREATE.  Inspire! Rivers of Steel Arts (RoSA) is excited to welcome the Pittsburgh community to our first annual Community Day at the Carrie Furnaces on July 15th, 2017 from 3-7pm!   Bring the kids and meet your neighbors at the national historic landmark Carrie Furnaces for a day filled with creative projects, outdoor fun, raffle prizes, local food and entertainment. Visitors get behind-the-scenes look at the exciting programming RoSA offers throughout the season including hands-on workshops, photo safaris, graffiti art…

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$50.00

Live Event Photography (Community Day)

Saturday, July 15th @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Learn the tactics of photographing a live public event at the Carrie Furnaces!  These workshops are led by professional photographer and business owner Heather Tabacci and will include detailed discussion along with ample time to photograph the event.  Registration fees include entry into each coinciding festival or event at no additional cost! See below for details. * Effectively photographing an event requires you to tell a story. You must learn the proper etiquette to help your subjects relax and ultimately…

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Free

Hot Metal Happening (SculptureFest 2017)

Saturday, July 22nd @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Millvale Riverfront Park, 70 River Front Dr
Pittsburgh,PA15209United States
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RoSA is excited to partner with Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors on a Hot Metal Happening during the first annual SculptureFest! The festival includes demonstrations from members of the Society of Sculptors. Mediums include metal, clay, plaster, glass and more.

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$400

Weeklong Iron Intensives 2017

Monday, July 24th @ 8:00 am - Saturday, July 29th @ 8:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Rivers of Steel Arts (Rosa) is seeking participants 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…

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