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September 2017
$50

Photo Safari 2017

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

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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, PA 15104 United 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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$19

Iron Garden Tours

Sunday, September 10th, 2017 @ 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, PA 15104 United 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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October 2017
$50

Photo Safari 2017

Sunday, October 1st, 2017 @ 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, PA 15104 United 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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$50

Photo Safari 2017

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 @ 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, PA 15104 United 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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$70.00

Steel Spectres: Tintype Spirit Photography 2017

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Happy Halloween! RoSA is very excited to partner with Pittsburgh's premier paranormal adventurers Ghosts N' At for a spooky Halloween-themed workshop and ghost tour at the historic and haunted Carrie Furnaces!  Join visiting artist and photographer Jeffrey Krsul to learn the mysteries of Spirit Photography and then explore the site with Ghosts N' At on a unique and spooky ghost tour!   No prior experience is necessary! Participants will have the chance to capture double exposures and learn trick photography…

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$70.00

Steel Spectres: Tintype Spirit Photography 2017

Sunday, October 29th, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Happy Halloween! RoSA is very excited to partner with Pittsburgh's premier paranormal adventurers Ghosts N' At for a spooky Halloween-themed workshop and ghost tour at the historic and haunted Carrie Furnaces!  Join visiting artist and photographer Jeffrey Krsul to learn the mysteries of Spirit Photography and then explore the site with Ghosts N' At on a unique and spooky ghost tour!   No prior experience is necessary! Participants will have the chance to capture double exposures and learn trick photography…

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April 2018

Hot Metal Happening (Annual Hammer In)

Saturday, April 21st @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
W.A. Young and Sons Foundry and Machine Shop, 114 Water street
Rices Landing, PA 15357 United States
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Rivers of Steel Arts is excited to partner with The Pittsburgh Area Artist Blacksmiths on a Hot Metal Happening during the annual Hammer In at W. A. Young and Son's Foundry and Machine Shop in Rices Landing Pa.  The Hammer In starts at 11a and includes black smith demonstrations from PAAB members, items for auction and opportunities to explore this unique National Historic Landmark.  At 1pm dont miss watching Rivers of Steel Arts fire up the crucible for an aluminum…

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May 2018

Hot Metal Happening (Monessen City)

Saturday, May 5th @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
monessen city park, 1918 Grand Blvd
Monessen, PA 15062 United States
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Rivers of Steel Arts is excited to partner with Communities that Care for a Hot Metal Happening during the annual Raise Your Voice Music and Arts Festival at Monessen City Park!  The festival is 12-7pm and Rivers of Steel will have the hot metal flowing between 1pm and 4pm that day!  Dont miss your chance to carve a scratch mold and have it cast in solid aluminum!    

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$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, May 18th @ 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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Hot Metal Happening (Touchstone Center for Crafts)

Saturday, May 19th @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
touchstone center for crafts, 1049 Wharton Furnace Rd
Farmington, PA 15437 United States
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Rivers of Steel Arts is excited to partner with Touchstone Center for Crafts for a Hot Metal Happening during their annual Jim Cambell Hammer In!   The Hammer In takes place on May 18, 19 and 20th.  Visit Touchstone's website for tickets and information.  Rivers of Steel Arts will have our coke-fired cupola furnace for an iron-casting demonstration on Saturday May 19th from 1-4pm.   Dont miss your chance to visit this magical place and see our region's most creative craftsmen in…

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