PPS Festival of Historic Homes – June 7-9, 2013

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Henry D. Sharpe House – 1928 • Photo Rob Kesack courtesy of PPS East Side Homes and Lofty Mill Spaces on Tour at the 34th Annual Festival of Historic Houses Providence Preservation Society’s Signature Event This Year Highlights Prospect Street and Monohasset Mill Providence, RI (April 18, 2013) – The Providence Preservation Society (PPS) present to the public an “insiders’ …

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Tweed Ride PVD – April 28, 2013

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Stylish and well-wheeled gents and ladies enjoy a leisurely bicycle parade through downtown Providence in the city’s first-ever Tweed Ride, complete with tea! The excursion begins at Greater Kennedy Plaza and ends at the RISD Museum for an afternoon viewing of the Museum’s newest exhibition, “Artist/Rebel/Dandy: Men of Fashion.” Tickets to ride are $10 each; $5 for students with valid …

the Steel Yard 7th Annual Halloween Iron Pour – October 26, 2012

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Join the Steel Yard and the Iron Guild for the 7th annual Halloween Iron Pour. This event brings regional artists together to produce a dazzling theatrical performance of molten metal. The Steel Yard has added additional programming to the event this year. There will be an aerial dance performance by local artists Teresa Kochis & Michelle Struckholz, who will be …

News & Notes

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A Lansing, Michigan woman is documenting her walk down every street in that city, The Steel Yard is talking application for spring/summer courses, New York looks to generate energy from their sewage, sidewalk rage, and more in todays News & Notes.

GC: Photos

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More photos submitted by our readers to our Flickr Group. Last month’s Iron Pour at the Steel Yard. Photo © TheWoolverine Also from the Iron Pour. Photo © Don Rogers. Photo © Don Rogers. Photo © BlueisCoool. Photo (cc) provbenson2009. We love seeing your photos of Providence and neaby areas. Join our Flickr Group and submit your photos and we …

Annual Halloween Iron Pour at the Steel Yard – October 29, 2010

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Happy Halloween friends! This is our favorite time of year! Join the Iron Guild for Molten Metal Mayhem at our Annual Halloween Iron Pour! HOWL Friday, October 29th Rain Date – Saturday, October 30th Doors at 6:00 pm Pour starts at 7:00 pm 27 Sims Avenue, Providence, RI 02909 Our annual Iron Pour is a luminous spectacle in celebration of …

The Steel Yard celebrates the completion of their Brownfield cleanup

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The Steel Yard invites community members to celebrate the completion of their multi-year environmental cleanup project on SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 at noon. The celebration will be immediately followed by the Yard’s annual Iron Chef competition. With support from the EPA, RIEDC and countless private donors, businesses and foundations, the Steel Yard undertook a multi-year brownfield cleanup process to mitigate lead …

The Steel Yard, Iron Chef – September 25, 2010

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Photo © The Steel Yard We hope you can make it to our next Works in Progress event – Iron Chef! Teams of artists and fabricators compete in our 3rd annual head-to-head sculpture competition. Four teams – three rounds – one IRON CHEF! After the main event, stick around for the sculpture auction where you’ll have a chance to bid …

the Steel Yard Summer Courses

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Summer classes at the Steel Yard Summer is just around the corner and you know what that means… Summer courses at the Steel Yard are almost here! Now is the time to register for some Steel Yard goodness. Discover exciting new offerings such as Chasing and Repoussé : Decorative Panel Reliefs, Enameling and Welding an Outdoor Fire Pit. Or, you …

Clay-Doh! at the Steel Yard (05/14)

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Round up your family and get ready for the first Works in Progress fundraising event of 2010 … Clay-Doh! Have you ever wanted to try your luck at throwing a ceramic pot, or maybe, let your kids experiment with hand forming clay – somewhere other than in your living room? Clay-Doh is here to help! With plenty of ways to …

The Steel Yard: Jewelry with Mom (May 8 & 9)

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Image from the Steel Yard Jewelry with Mom: Bracelets, Necklaces, and Earrings May 8-9 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 ring! The class will start with learning how to form round hoops with wire. From there, students …

Sign up for the Steel Yard Hollowware classes

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Bend and shape copper sheet into 3-D forms, in Hollowware: Raising and Fabrication. For examples of what you can do with this versatile medium, check out instructor Patrick MacMillan’s work. Sign up for this class and more at the Steel Yard.

Registration open for spring/summer courses at the Steel Yard

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Registration is now open for the Steel Yard’s Spring/Summer Course Season! We cannot wait for our studio to start humming with creative activity this season–it’s time to get our torches, forges, and kilns fired up! Check out our courses page for the full lineup of offerings in Welding, Ceramics, Blacksmithing, Jewelry, and Glass. In addition to our regular introductory courses …

GC: Photos – Iron Pour

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golden meanie shares some photos of last night’s Iron Pour in our Flickr Group: All photos © golden meanie More photos here. If you’d like your photos featured here, join our Flickr Group and submit them.