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August 2018

IRON IMAGERY: TINTYPES AT CARRIE FURNACES

Sunday, August 26th, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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

$35

Alloy PGH: Artist-led exhibition Tours

Saturday, September 1st, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - Saturday, September 29th, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join the artists and curators of Alloy Pittsburgh 2018 for a tours of this year's temporary, site-based artworks. Tours are at 1 pm on Saturdays in September. Featured tour guides are as scheduled: September 1 - Sara Caplan and Sheila Ann Swartz September 8 - Chris McGinnis, Curtis Reaves, and Sophia Sobers September 15 - Katie Rearick and Gwen Sadler September 22 - Sean Derry, Elizabeth Fortunato, and Michael Hull Tours on September 29 will be offered in conjuction with…

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$30

Sunset Safaris at Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, September 9th, 2018 @ 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, 2018 @ 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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Iron Casting Workshops 2018

Monday, September 24th, 2018 @ 8:00 am - Saturday, September 29th, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts for Iron Casting Workshops at the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Workshops are perfect for iron enthusiasts looking for extended working time on site or those with limited experience looking to hone their skills.  All experience levels are welcome and encouraged to participate! Week-long Iron Intensives  GET TICKETS This 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 and experiment…

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October 2018

$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018 @ 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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$60

Sunday Art Sessions at the Furnace

Sunday, October 7th, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 9:30am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel for a series of open-air painting excursions at the historic Carrie Blast Furnace National Historic Landmark in Swissvale, PA. These five-hour sessions start in October and offer unique close-up views of the inspiring blend of history, industrial design and naturally occurring decay located throughout the site.  Each day will feature a different location, to be interpreted by the artists however they see fit. Local artist and painter Ian Green will be on hand to help with…

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$60

Sunday Art Sessions at the Furnace

Sunday, October 14th, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 9:30am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel for a series of open-air painting excursions at the historic Carrie Blast Furnace National Historic Landmark in Swissvale, PA. These five-hour sessions start in October and offer unique close-up views of the inspiring blend of history, industrial design and naturally occurring decay located throughout the site.  Each day will feature a different location, to be interpreted by the artists however they see fit. Local artist and painter Ian Green will be on hand to help with…

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$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 @ 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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$60

Sunday Art Sessions at the Furnace

Sunday, October 21st, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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One event on Sunday, October 14th, 2018 at 9:30am

One event on Sunday, October 21st, 2018 at 9:30am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel for a series of open-air painting excursions at the historic Carrie Blast Furnace National Historic Landmark in Swissvale, PA. These five-hour sessions start in October and offer unique close-up views of the inspiring blend of history, industrial design and naturally occurring decay located throughout the site.  Each day will feature a different location, to be interpreted by the artists however they see fit. Local artist and painter Ian Green will be on hand to help with…

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