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Consider This Brand

Something different from the Steel Yard, Steel Yard Gift Certificates are each hand made by lovingly branding our logo onto a sheet of birch wood. Recipients can use their gift certificate to take Steel Yard classes, rent studio access, and/or to outfit themselves with some

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Area Youth Bring Free Speech Back To Providence

Opting to spend the summer in a sweltering metal shop instead of relaxing at the beach, seven young adults committed a portion of their summer vacation to free speech in downtown Providence. While tolerance and freedom of expression are today considered to be basic human

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The Steel Yard Gears Up For Fall Courses

The Steel Yard is firing up torches, building forges, and igniting kilns in preparation for the upcoming class season; and are happy to announce that registration is now open for the fall course season! This fall the Steel Yard is offering classes in blacksmithing, ceramics,

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‘Less Miserable’ At Steel Yard — July 2

Celebrate Independence Day by remembering the failed Parisian rebellion of 1832 (no gloating). The Steel Yard will be the Providence host venue for the touring production of Less Miserable (Victor Hugo’s classic tale told through song). For the entire month of June, over seventy underground

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Steel Yard Nails It — Remediation Landscape Earns Praise

The Steel Yard was recently the featured cover story at Landscape Architecture Magazine, The Steel Yard’s brownfield remediation project has garnered a lot of exciting attention since its completion. Most recently, the project was prominently featured in the December 2011 issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.

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Molten Masquerade At The Steel Yard

Using a poster for an image always creates formatting problems for us. We love poster art but they are generally vertical and often include tiny little text all over the place so we tend to crop them. But then along comes something fabulous like this

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Go Where It’s Cool — Summer Courses At The Steel Yard

Sure you can go to the beach, but what do you have to show for it at the end of the day but seaweed in your bathing suit and sand in your egg salad. Try something different this year. More courses are on tap at

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Provision in May

Providence Provision, a bi-monthly mealtime gathering of community members hungry for both delicious food and new creative projects, is holding its third dinner/granting party on Sunday, May 22. To propose a project, read and complete the below proposal guidelines. Thoughtful, clear, and concise responses are encouraged.

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Clay-Dough Fundraiser At The Steel Yard

Head over to the Steel Yard this Saturday, May 21st, for the first Works In Progress fundraiser of 2011. This is your chance to get back into the studio and spend a few hours behind the ceramics wheel, or hand forming, all while hanging out

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Molten Metal Monster Mayhem

Friday night is the 5th Annual Iron Pour at the Steel Yard (rain date Saturday). Jack-o-lanterns, skull-type things, people in asbestos space suits lurching about, and ceramic bowls for sale. Each year, the Steel Yard teams up with the Iron Guild to demonstrate the industrial

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Enroll Now — Steel Yard Fall Courses

Speaking of the Steel Yard, courses start in September — sign up now for ceramics, glassmaking, jewelry, blacksmithing and welding. Register online, by phone, or by mail. New this season — ‘Beyond Glazing’. Learn four major image surface techniques for ceramics: laser decal printing, silkscreen

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Cruise Night Friday At Steel Yard

chrome. . . fins. . . tuck and roll upholstery. . . hubcaps. . . food. . . music The Steel Yard is happy to announce its 5th annual Cruise Night, part of the Works in Progress 2010 fundraising event series. Cruise Night will bring

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Save The Dates — Summer Fun

July 16th is the 5th annual Cruise Night at the Steel Yard, part of the Works in Progress 2010 fundraising event series. Cruise Night will bring over 70 custom and classic vehicles to the newly renovated site for an evening of polished chrome, greasy grooves,

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Register Now For Summer Classes At The Steel Yard

Who wants to go to the beach anyway? The sand gets in your egg salad, the sun makes you look like an old handbag, parking is a pain, and then of course. . . you know. . . Jaws. This alternative comes from the Steel

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Mother, I Have Something For You

Special Mother’s Day Jewelry Making over at the Steel Yard — two classes, Saturday or Sunday. This is a special Mother’s Day Weekend offering of our Beginning Jewelry Workshop and it’s all about making and working with that basic building block of jewelry… the jump

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Spring/Summer Courses At Steel Yard

I meant to post this earlier but there is still plenty of time to register for the spring and summer courses at the Steel Yard. Learn ceramics, glass casting, stained glass, jewelry, welding, or perhaps metalsmithing with Lu Heintz who makes gorgeous stuff in many