The Steel Yard is excited to be starting our spring classes next week, and hope
that you’ll help us spread the word on our upcoming course schedule. I’m not
sure if this would be appropriate for the RISCA blog, but would appreciate it’s
inclusion if you think it fits. Thanks in advance.
The Steel Yard
Commences Another Year of Engaging Classes
The Steel Yard is firing
up torches, building forges, and igniting kilns in preparation for the upcoming
class season. We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the
Steel Yard’s spring courses.
This year we’re offering classes to suit
any interest in blacksmithing, ceramics, foundry arts, glass, jewelry, painting,
and welding. Design and build your own ride in Building Freak Bikes; or
gather those small found objects you’ve been collecting and make them into
jewelry in Wearable Mementos. Do you love multiples? Then try the
ceramics class Slip Casting; or if you’re interested in
metalworking learn all about making jigs for duplicating and creating ornate
metalwork in Making Templates. You can also learn to forge your own
tools, or learn how to zombie-proof your house (by making custom window or door
The Steel Yard makes it home at the site of the former Steel
and Iron Company on Sims Avenue on the West Side of Providence. With over 9,000
square feet of workshop and studio space, the Steel Yard offers a variety of
opportunities to learn new skills, build on previously learned skill sets, and
acquire new methods for growing your small business. Courses are taught by
knowledgeable and talented instructors; and class sizes are kept small to
provide the best possible experience for enrolled students.
visit our website at www.thesteelyard.org <http://www.thesteelyard.org <http://www.thesteelyard.org> > to
view our entire course listing and to learn more about our offerings and
register for courses.
Steel Yard is a 501(c) 3 non-profit arts organization that serves as a catalyst
in the creative revitalization of the industrial valley district of Providence,
Rhode Island. In fostering the industrial arts and incubating small business,
the Steel Yard seeks to cultivate an environment of experimentation and a
community strengthened by creative networks.