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Steel Yard — Camp Metalhead Applications/Open House

The application deadline for Camp Metalhead at the Steel Yard is June 11. Camp Metalhead is a . . . two-week intensive introduction to creative metal fabrication. Each morning offers a unique behind-the-scenes experience at a local manufacturing business or artist’s studio. The rest of the day is spent in the Steel Yard studio learning […]

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Iron Chef Competition At Steel Yard (Postponed To Sunday)

[RAIN DATE: Iron Chef has been postponed to 1pm, Sunday, September 25th.] Always a hit. Teams of artists and fabricators compete in our 4th annual sculpture competition. Four teams, three rounds, one IRON CHEF! Last year’s winners — Butcher Block Mill headed by Curtis Aric — are back again to try and claim the title

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Wooly Fair This Saturday — Day Into Night

[Just Added: Crazy Pix of Lunachix.] This is always an interesting event. Here’s how the Woolies describe it. Providence’s own do-it-yourself arts carnival Wooly Fair will once again delight the city on Saturday, July 30th, at the Steel Yard. This year’s theme is taking Providence To The Moon! There will be family friendly daytime festivities

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Spring/Summer Courses At Steel Yard — Register Now

Take courses in ceramics, jewelry fabrication, glass casting, stained glass, blacksmithing, welding. . . fabricate a freak bike. . . make a copper bowl! Registration is available online, by mail or by phone. Go here for course listings. Meet talented interesting people and become one yourself. To purchase a Steel Yard gift certificate — or

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Iron Chef Sculpture Competition — Saturday

The Steel Yard consistently provides entertainment you just can’t get anywhere else. Following a ribbon cutting to celebrate its officially completed environmental clean-up, the yard will host this unique competition. Teams of artists and fabricators compete in the 3rd annual head-to-head sculpture competition.  Four teams — three rounds — one IRON CHEF! After the main

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Enroll Now — Fall Courses At Steel Yard

Learn how to mold and manipulate molten glass and metal, spinning clay, sharp pointy things, heating elements, beads, hammers, anvils, pincers, face masks, welding arcs, pulleys, and ledgers. Highlights for the season include more sessions of wheel generated form, glass casting, ‘found object’ welding, hollowware, making jewelry, metalworking, ceramics, and becoming a small business. Courses

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Clay-Doh Fundraiser At Steel Yard

Beverages — snacks — music — clay! The Steel Yard invites everyone to Clay-Doh, the first Works in Progress Fundraiser of 2010. With plenty of ways to get your hands dirty, drinks for kids and adults, good music and great conversation, Clay-Doh is fun for the whole family. Available for purchase at the bowl sale will

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Trash can saga over for now…

This is out of a Steel Yard press release that I should’ve posted a few days ago: The Steel Yard’s Olneyville Trash Cans find a Home The Steel Yard announced today that artist Lu Heintz’s sculptural trash cans will be installed in Olneyville, the neighborhood for which they were initially intended. The industrial arts-focused non-profit

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It’s like a 3000˚ crock pot…

SLAUGHTERHOUSE: the Iron Guild’s 5th annual Halloween Iron Pour – a live iron pour performance with musical accompaniment by Geoff Mullen and Nicole DiMarco. Saturday, October 27th, starting at 7pm, the Iron Guild returns to the Steel Yard to present the terrifying, fiery sight of Slaughterhouse: the Iron Guild’s 5th Annual Halloween Pour. Prepare yourself

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