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The Steel Yard is dedicated to supporting individual artists in their pursuit of knowledge and financial independence. For many students our open enrollment courses can be just that; a chance to learn an art form or a trade in a setting that encourages experimentation and personal growth.
Sooner than you know... CRUISE NIGHT!
We should be resting from just hosting Fire Camp... but, we're already getting excited about this years Cruise Night! On Friday July 10th, we'll be celebrating our tenth year of cool rides and hope that you'll join us. Check out our calendar page for more info, or join the event over at facebook for
Fire Camp is this Weekend!
The weather is looking great for Sundays event: FIRE CAMP! In addition to the main event, we'll be hosting demonstrations in welding, ceramics, jewelry, and blacksmithing. There will also be and industrial yard sale and food/drinks available! See you Sunday from 1-6pm. Visit our calendar
Fire Camp is only 2 Weeks Away!
Mark your calendar: June 14th, 1-6pm at the Steel Yard! Once again, we will be firing up the forges and the iron furnace on June 14th for our Third Annual Fire Camp. This event will feature hands-on mold making, attendees will have a chance to purchase a sand mold, which can then be scra
Introduction to Welding: Thinking 3D
TIG Welding Workshop
Welding With Mom
Welding for your Craft Business
TIG Welding Workshop
|Welding With Mom|
Instructor: Max Van Pelt
Dates: 05/13 – 05/14
Time: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm (6 hours)
Class Days: Saturday and Sunday
Number of Classes: 2
No Class On: 04/27/17
|Why not spend Mother’s Day weekend doing something special with Mom—like playing with fire and getting dirty! This workshop is similar to our Weekend Welding Workshop except that this weekend is set aside especially for mothers and their children to take the course together. Note: The price listed is per student. All participants must be at least 15 years old. No previous experience necessary—this is a great opportunity to explore welding for the first time. Materials and tools will be provided.|
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Instructor Info: Max Van Pelt:|
Max Van Pelt is a Providence-based contemporary artist whose work moves freely between sculpture, painting, and installation. With a tendency to let unexpected forms germinate from a particular detail or material connection, he maintains a keen passion for welding and manipulating steel. Max holds a BA in Studio Art with a concentration in Architecture from Dartmouth College. In addition to his enthusiasm for teaching others, Max enjoys exploring his surroundings as an experienced whitewater kayaker, mountain bicyclist, and thirteen-time US champion in olympic-style target archery. You can visit his website at: www.maxvanpelt.com