Things To Do

There are many ways to get involved with Rivers of Steel Arts throughout the season.  Check out our hands-on workshops, unique site-based tours and public exhibitions, or bring the whole family down to the Carrie Blast Furnaces for world-class creative experiences like the Annual Festival of Combustion and Alloy Pittsburgh.

Local band Ferdinand the Bull performs during the fifth annual Festival of Combustion. 
Photo by Primetime Shots

Explore workshops and team-building opportunities that focus on foundry work, graffiti arts, photography and more at the Carrie Blast Furnaces.  We have hands-on opportunities for both youth and adults in all skill levels.

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From large scale festivals to pop-up community events and demonstrations, Rivers of Steel Arts produces a host of unique opportunities to experience our region through the arts.

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Rivers of Steel curates, hosts and, presents a variety of exhibitions each year that focus on a range of subjects from site-based sculptural installations and graffiti art murals to heritage preservation.

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Take an insider’s tour of the Carrie Blast Furnaces. Discover for yourself how this postindustrial site has become a creative muse for so many…and meet the famous deer sculpture that set it in motion!

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such as tours, workshops, and festivals happening at each unique attraction.