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September 2016

Festival of Combustion 2016

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FESTIVAL OF COMBUSTION 2016 Saturday September 3, 2016 12:00pm – 8:00pm Get your tickets here! MOLTEN METAL RETURNS TO THE CARRIE FURNACES!! Rivers of Steel Arts (RoSA) presents this exciting family friendly event highlighting all HOT art making processes. The festival features booths dedicated to glass flame-working, Raku ceramics, aluminum casting and cast iron! Visitors can expect a day day filled with live music, local eats, HOT art and COOL treats!  All ages are welcome and kids UNDER 18 GET FREE ENTRY!…

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October 2016
$65.00

Steel Spectres: Tintype Spirit Photography

Sunday, October 16th, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Happy Halloween! Join RoSA and visiting artist Jeffrey Krsul for this exciting Halloween-themed workshop at the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark. No prior experience is necessary! Participants will have the chance to capture double exposures and learn trick photography techniques to create ghostly apparitions in their photos. RoSA will provide authentic props, costumes, hard hats and everything you might need to create the perfect shot. Enjoy some hot cider and learn about the history of the site while waiting for…

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$50

Photo Safari

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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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April 2017
Free

Hot Metal Happening on the Northside!

Saturday, April 22nd
Tripoli Street Bake Yard, 923 Tripoli St
Pittsburgh,PA15212United States
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Hot Metal Happening on the Northside!  Join RoSA at the Tripoli Street Bake Yard on April 22 from noon-3pm for free pizza and aluminum casting demos.  Learn about our exciting events and opportunities available to Pittsburghers this year at the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark.  Mingle with your neighbors and watch RoSA’s experienced foundry team cast objects in molten aluminum .  Be sure to bring the kids and a experience this vital part of Pittsburgh's legacy, Molten Metal! Special thanks…

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May 2017
$50

Photo Safari 2017

Sunday, May 7th @ 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, May 7th @ 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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SIX x ATE at the Pump House!

Thursday, May 25th @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Pump House, 880 E Waterfront Dr,
Munhall,PA15120United States
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ROSA is proud to partner with SIX x ATE for this special event at the Pump House on the Waterfront.  The event will feature a group of amazing artists from 1Hood including Celeste Smith, Jacquea Mae, Idasa Tariq, Livefromthecity, and Jasiri X. A delicious meal will be provided by Keyla Cook. For tickets and more information visit SIX x ATE.

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June 2017
$19

Iron Garden Tours

Sunday, June 4th @ 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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Off Camera Flash at the Furnace!

Sunday, June 4th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 5:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United 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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$120

Cast Iron With Dad (Father’s Day Workshop) 2017

Sunday, June 18th @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin,PA15104United States
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Looking for Fathers Day ideas this year? Kick it up a notch and CAST IRON WITH DAD at the Carrie Furnaces. RoSA is offering a two-for-one special so you and dad can work together on a project he will never forget. Participants will create and cast their own unique designs in solid iron! Registration is $120 per duo. (Note) Lunch is not provided so please eat prior to the workshop or come prepared with a packed lunch. GET TICKETS HERE

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