The Steel Yard offers arts and technical training programs designed to increase opportunities for cultural and artistic expression, career-oriented training, and small business incubation. Our work is made possible through a combination of program-related earned income, private and government grants, corporate giving and individual philanthropy. We are located at the historic Providence Steel and Iron site, along the Woonasquatucket River in the heart of Providence's industrial Valley neighborhood. Our 5,612 square foot industrial shop is a multi-use venue and features: * Ceramics studio and residency program * Glass studio * Metal working and Welding shop * Blacksmithing shop * Jewelry studio * Studio Access Opportunities * Outdoor work and exhibition space The Steel Yard's programs cater to working artists, students, community members, tradespeople, arts educators and entrepreneurs.

Spring Courses At Steel Yard — Register Now

Register now at the Steel Yard for spring courses. Forge your own blacksmithing tools. Learn to make your own tools. Begin by forging your own anvil, tongs and hammer to shape metal and then move to creating your own gauges, bench chisels for carving wood, an adze, or even an ax for hewing logs into …

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Iron Pour at the Steel Yard

Friday, October 30th Doors at 6 PM Performance from 7:00 – 8:30 Admission: $7 Rain Date: Saturday, October 31st Watch the Iron Guild fire up their furnaces for the 4th annual molten metal spectacular. In the past they’ve brought us fiery hearts, zombie kings, and glowing skulls. This year…pumpkin casting and the giant flaming Jack-O-Lantern! …

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Ceramics Class for students ages 14-18 (starts Oct 3rd)

The Steel Yard is proud to offer our first Community Course specifically for students ages 14-18. In Eye of the Beholder, with Claire Wicks, students will learn will examine our own creative urges to try to figure out what it is that inspires us. We will be taking a brief look into the long history …

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