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The Carrie Furnace

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Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
412-464-4020 https://www.riversofsteel.com/things-to-do/tours/

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May 2018
$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Saturday, May 26th @ 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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June 2018
$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, June 15th @ 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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IRON IMAGERY: TINTYPES AT CARRIE FURNACES

Saturday, June 23rd @ 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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$30

Sunset Safaris at Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, June 24th @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 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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July 2018
$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, July 13th @ 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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$75

3 Hour Metal Taster

Friday, July 20th @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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This Metal Taster is great way to explore the metal casting process and get your feet wet. Take a class with a friend; create a special gift or unique piece of art. Have an itch to just try something new without too much commitment?  This class is for you! Aluminum objects for this workshop will be cast on 7.21.18 from 12-5pm during the Rivers of Steel Arts Community Day and workshop participants enjoy free admission to the festival! GET TICKETS

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$40

Sunset on the Mon Photo Safari

Sunday, July 22nd @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 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 Monongahela River! Capture your own unique image of Pittsburgh industry and topography from water level on this three-hour photographic excursion. While traveling the mighty Monongahela safari-goers can expect views of the Carrie Furnaces National Historic Landmark, the Edgar Thompson Steel Works and multiple "hot metal" bridges. Lucky attendees may even catch a glimpse of the famous bald eagle family nesting between Homestead and South…

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$400

Weeklong Iron Intensives 2018

Monday, July 23rd @ 8:00 am - Saturday, July 28th @ 8:00 pm
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One event on Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 8:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Join Rivers of Steel Arts 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 chance to learn…

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$250

Foundry 1 2018

Thursday, July 26th @ 4:00 pm - Saturday, July 28th @ 7:00 pm
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One event on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 4:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Explore the basics of foundry work with an overview of the iron casting process step by step. This three-part class introduces foundry processes, including plasteline and wax pattern-working, sand molds and metal casting. This workshop results in one medium scale object or several small scale objects of your design cast in iron.  Workshops take place on Thursdays and Fridays from 4-7pm and all molds are cast the following Saturday.  Final cast items can be picked up the following Sunday. Foundry…

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$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
$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

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Sunday, August 19th @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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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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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Ten 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. Image: Oreen Cohen, Spectre and Shade. Alloy PGH 2015

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IRON IMAGERY: TINTYPES AT CARRIE FURNACES

Sunday, August 26th @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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!…

Find out more »
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…

Find out more »
$30.00

Urban Art Workshops 2018

Friday, September 14th @ 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
+ Google Map

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…

Find out more »
$40

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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$400

Weeklong Iron Intensives 2018

Monday, September 24th @ 8:00 am - Saturday, September 29th @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Monday, September 24th, 2018 at 8:00am

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
+ Google Map

Join Rivers of Steel Arts 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 chance to learn…

Find out more »
$250

Foundry 1 2018

Thursday, September 27th @ 4:00 pm - Saturday, September 29th @ 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Thursday, September 27th, 2018 at 4:00pm

The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Explore the basics of foundry work with an overview of the iron casting process step by step. This three-part class introduces foundry processes, including plasteline and wax pattern-working, sand molds and metal casting. This workshop results in one medium scale object or several small scale objects of your design cast in iron.  Workshops take place on Thursdays and Fridays from 4-7pm and all molds are cast the following Saturday.  Final cast items can be picked up the following Sunday. Foundry…

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$10

Festival of Combustion 2018

Saturday, September 29th @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Carrie Furnace, Carrie Furnace Blvd
Rankin, PA 15104 United States
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Step inside the magnificent Carrie Furnaces and experience the HEAT and POWER of molten metal amid this 20th century industrial marvel!  2018’s FESTIVAL OF COMBUSTION features hands-on activities in industrial arts and American crafts guaranteed to excite adults and children of all ages! Create your own unique piece of HOT art and witness exciting American craft demonstrations including glass blowing, raku ceramics, black smithing, custom automotives, welding and metal fabrication.  Carve a scratch mold and watch the Rivers of Steel…

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October 2018
$30

Photo Safari @ Carrie Furnaces

Saturday, October 20th @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map

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.

Find out more »
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