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May 2021

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 15, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Saturday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
general promo for murals on a mission project
May 15, 2021

Murals on a Mission

Saturday, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mural Kick-off Event Voodoo Brewery 956 5th Avenue, New Kensington, PA 15068 Join the Murals on a Mission team as we make plans for upcoming murals!  Stop by and tell… Continue Reading Murals on a Mission

general promo for murals on a mission project
A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 15, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Saturday, 3:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
May 16, 2021

Photo Safari

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

(Three Hour Safari) Carrie Blast Furnaces One of Rivers of Steel’s most in-demand programs, the Photo Safari at the Carrie Blast Furnaces inspires novice and experienced photographers alike! The interplay… Continue Reading Photo Safari

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 16, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 16, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Sunday, 3:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 21, 2021

Carrie Carpool Cinema

Friday, 7:45 pm to 11:15 pm

SAMURAI STREET ART Explore the hero’s journey with this pair of samurai movies featuring Jim Jarmusch’s Ghost Dog: the Way of the Samurai on Friday and Shogun Assassin on Saturday. Bonus! Be sure to arrive… Continue Reading Carrie Carpool Cinema

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 22, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Saturday, 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 23, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
May 23, 2021

The Hardest Working River Tour

Sunday, 3:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Journey with Rivers of Steel up the Monongahela River and hear the stories about how this mighty river helped to shape Pittsburgh’s early commercial and industrial success, helping to define… Continue Reading The Hardest Working River Tour

A white male in a ball cap photographs the Pittsburgh skyline from the riverboat.
doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
May 23, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Sunday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop

June 2021

Carrie furnaces photo at dusk by Kevin Scanlon
June 6, 2021

Sunset Photo Safari

Sunday, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

(Three Hour Safari) Carrie Blast Furnaces Join Rivers of Steel Arts at dusk for a unique photo safari that explores the Carrie Furnaces in twilight. Witness the beauty and subtlety… Continue Reading Sunset Photo Safari

Carrie furnaces photo at dusk by Kevin Scanlon
participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
June 7, 2021

Aluminum Casting Session

Monday, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This workshop is a great way to explore the metal casting process and try something new! No prior experience or artistic background necessary! Take… Continue Reading Aluminum Casting Session

participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
Rivers of Steel staff cast artworks in aluminum
June 8, 2021

Sculptural Aluminum Casting

Tuesday, 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm

(Three-day workshop) Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 4:00 – 8:30 p.m. This workshop will introduce the process used to create three-dimensional sculptural forms in cast aluminum—patternmaking, mold making and casting.  (Note:… Continue Reading Sculptural Aluminum Casting

Rivers of Steel staff cast artworks in aluminum
doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
June 13, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Sunday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
June 19, 2021

Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

Saturday, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Learn to create your own graffiti-style masterpiece at the Carrie Blast Furnaces!  This workshop and accompanying mini-tour introduces participants to graffiti-style mural painting,  style-writing… Continue Reading Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
Metalworkers pouring molten metal
June 21, 2021

Weeklong Iron Intensive

June 21 @ 11:00 am - June 26 @ 7:00 pm

(Six-day workshop) Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Visiting Artist Carl Billingsley Rivers of Steel is excited to welcome public sculptor and professor emeritus Carl Billingsley as visiting… Continue Reading Weeklong Iron Intensive

Metalworkers pouring molten metal
two artists pour ladle of molten iron
June 24, 2021

Intro to Iron Casting

Thursday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

(Three-day workshop) Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 7:00 p.m. Iron casting is a community workshop experience! Intro to Iron Casting participants work with experienced Rivers of Steel teaching artists… Continue Reading Intro to Iron Casting

two artists pour ladle of molten iron

July 2021

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
July 11, 2021

Photo Safari

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

(Three Hour Safari) Carrie Blast Furnaces One of Rivers of Steel’s most in-demand programs, the Photo Safari at the Carrie Blast Furnaces inspires novice and experienced photographers alike! The interplay… Continue Reading Photo Safari

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
July 12, 2021

Aluminum Casting Session

Monday, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This workshop is a great way to explore the metal casting process and try something new! No prior experience or artistic background necessary! Take… Continue Reading Aluminum Casting Session

participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
July 18, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Sunday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
July 24, 2021

Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

Saturday, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Learn to create your own graffiti-style masterpiece at the Carrie Blast Furnaces!  This workshop and accompanying mini-tour introduces participants to graffiti-style mural painting,  style-writing… Continue Reading Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

workshop participant creates her aerosol painting

August 2021

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
August 8, 2021

Photo Safari

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

(Three Hour Safari) Carrie Blast Furnaces One of Rivers of Steel’s most in-demand programs, the Photo Safari at the Carrie Blast Furnaces inspires novice and experienced photographers alike! The interplay… Continue Reading Photo Safari

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
August 16, 2021

Aluminum Casting Session

Monday, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This workshop is a great way to explore the metal casting process and try something new! No prior experience or artistic background necessary! Take… Continue Reading Aluminum Casting Session

participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
Rivers of Steel staff cast artworks in aluminum
August 17, 2021

Sculptural Aluminum Casting

Tuesday, 4:00 pm to 8:30 pm

(Three-day workshop) Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 4:00 – 8:30 p.m. This workshop will introduce the process used to create three-dimensional sculptural forms in cast aluminum—patternmaking, mold making and casting.  (Note:… Continue Reading Sculptural Aluminum Casting

Rivers of Steel staff cast artworks in aluminum
workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
August 21, 2021

Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

Saturday, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Learn to create your own graffiti-style masterpiece at the Carrie Blast Furnaces!  This workshop and accompanying mini-tour introduces participants to graffiti-style mural painting,  style-writing… Continue Reading Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
August 22, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Sunday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop

September 2021

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
September 12, 2021

Photo Safari

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

(Three Hour Safari) Carrie Blast Furnaces One of Rivers of Steel’s most in-demand programs, the Photo Safari at the Carrie Blast Furnaces inspires novice and experienced photographers alike! The interplay… Continue Reading Photo Safari

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
September 12, 2021

Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

Sunday, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Learn to create your own graffiti-style masterpiece at the Carrie Blast Furnaces!  This workshop and accompanying mini-tour introduces participants to graffiti-style mural painting,  style-writing… Continue Reading Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
Metalworkers pouring molten metal
September 13, 2021

Weeklong Iron Intensive

September 13 @ 11:00 am - September 18 @ 7:00 pm

(Six-day workshop) Monday through Saturday 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Visiting Artist D'Jean Jawrunner Rivers of Steel is excited to welcome artist D'Jean Jawrunner as visiting artist for this six-day… Continue Reading Weeklong Iron Intensive

Metalworkers pouring molten metal
two artists pour ladle of molten iron
September 16, 2021

Intro to Iron Casting

Thursday, 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

(Three-day workshop) Thursday, Friday & Saturday 11:00 – 7:00 p.m. Iron casting is a community workshop experience! Intro to Iron Casting participants work with experienced Rivers of Steel teaching artists… Continue Reading Intro to Iron Casting

two artists pour ladle of molten iron

October 2021

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
October 4, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Monday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
October 10, 2021

Photo Safari

Sunday, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

(Three Hour Safari) Carrie Blast Furnaces One of Rivers of Steel’s most in-demand programs, the Photo Safari at the Carrie Blast Furnaces inspires novice and experienced photographers alike! The interplay… Continue Reading Photo Safari

photographer setting up a shot at Carrie furnaces
workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
October 16, 2021

Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

Saturday, 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Learn to create your own graffiti-style masterpiece at the Carrie Blast Furnaces!  This workshop and accompanying mini-tour introduces participants to graffiti-style mural painting,  style-writing… Continue Reading Graffiti and Style-writing Workshop

workshop participant creates her aerosol painting
participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
October 18, 2021

Aluminum Casting Session

Monday, 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. This workshop is a great way to explore the metal casting process and try something new! No prior experience or artistic background necessary! Take… Continue Reading Aluminum Casting Session

participant holds a casting from the wounded warrior metal casting workshop
doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
October 25, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Monday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop

November 2021

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
November 14, 2021

The Doodle Bowl Experience

Sunday, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

(One-day workshop) 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. This is not your grandma’s sip and paint party!  DYOB with BYOB! Doodle your own bowl and bring your own bottle of booze for… Continue Reading The Doodle Bowl Experience

doodle bowl participant displays her completed bowl design after the workshop
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