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July 2018

$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, July 29th @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at 3:00pm

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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August 2018

Meet the Artists Preview (Alloy PGH)

Thursday, August 2nd @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
pittsburgh glass center, 5472 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel at the Pittsburgh Glass Center on Thursday August 2, 2018 to meet this year’s selected artists for Alloy Pittsburgh 2018. This informal meet and greet will include opportunities to hear from each artist and learn about their planned installations opening at the Carrie Blast Furnaces on August 25th. Alloy Pittsburgh invites members of the public to mix and mingle with the artists and enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks in The Hodge Gallery at Pittsburgh Glass Center. …

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$50.00

Off Camera Flash at the Furnace!

Sunday, August 5th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Experience this exclusive opportunity to learn while shooting in the one-of- a-kind classroom of the Carrie Furnace. Photographer Louis Stein will guide a three hour workshop on using off-camera flash to create dramatic images in the unique environment of the Furnace. Participants will be given an overview of the basics of off-camera flash photography, guided through examples of OCF techniques, and receive hands-on time to shoot for themselves. Flash equipment will be provided; bring your camera* and a willingness to…

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$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, August 17th @ 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

One event on Friday, October 5th, 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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$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, August 19th @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Sunday, July 29th, 2018 at 3:00pm

One event on Sunday, August 19th, 2018 at 3:00pm

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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$10

Alloy Pittsburgh 2018 Opening

Saturday, August 25th @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Nine regional artists conclude a summer‐long project to reimagine the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark through contemporary art and critical dialogue.  The artists will reveal their completed site‐based artworks in a public reception on August 25th, 2018 from 1-4pm.  All artwork will remain on display through September 29th, 2018.  Admission is $10 in advance or $15 at the door and includes access to the Carrie Furnace grounds, nine Alloy Pittsburgh artist installations and complimentary light refreshments.  Kids under 12 are…

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IRON IMAGERY: TINTYPES AT CARRIE FURNACES

Sunday, August 26th @ 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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September 2018

Hot Metal Happening (Steeltown Shakedown)

Saturday, September 8th @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Rivers of Steel Arts is excited to pour some hot metal with Steeltown Shakedown at the Carrie Furnaces!   The event runs September 8th from 10am-6pm and features music, food, cool cars, bikes, customs, good times, and as always, good people.   Join Rivers of Steel throughout the day to carve a scratch mold or purchase some custom-made automotive accessories cast right here at the Carrie Furnaces! Get your tickets here    

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$30

Sunset Safaris at Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, September 9th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 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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$38

Allegheny River Sunset Safari

Saturday, September 15th @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 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 Allegheny River! Capture sweeping images of Pittsburgh’s most iconic bridges and unique landmarks on this three-hour photographic excursion. Safari-goers traveling the Allegheny will have views of Washington’s landing, the Heinz Factory, David L. Lawrence Convention Center and many of Pittsburgh’s most iconic bridges including the 16th Street Bridge and the Three Sisters. Returning southwestward at dusk this safari offers some of the most recognizable…

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