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November 2018

Creative Welding Class

November 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

No experience necessary! In this workshop you’ll learn to make cool stuff for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to use a cutting torch and welder to create your own works of art. Time: 10 am – 4 pm Workshop provides equipment, supplies, and instruction in the use of MIG welders. Students are welcome to bring their own welders if they prefer to learn on their own equipment. This class…

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Sloss Furnaces at Night Photography Showcase

November 18, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Free

Come out and enjoy some great photographs from those who participated in the National Park Service's Night Photography Workshop at Sloss Furnaces. Students will be showcasing their work through a slideshow presentation in the Sloss Furnaces Visitor Center from 2:30-4:00pm on Sunday, November 18. This is a free event.

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Cast Iron Bowl-O-Rama

November 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Bring some friends and beverages (adult included!) and join the Sloss metal arts staff for a night of cast iron creative fun! It's like sips and strokes on steroids! The Sloss artists will help you create your own cast iron bowl (doodle bowl) for $45. The bowl mold and tools are provided. All ages.

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February 2019

Cast Iron Bowl Night

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$45

Bring some friends and beverages (adult included!) and join the Sloss metal arts staff for a night of cast iron creative fun! It's like sips and strokes on steroids! The Sloss artists will help you create your own cast iron bowl (doodle bowl) for $45. The bowl mold and tools are provided. NOTE: Their must be an attendance of 20 or more for iron pour. Otherwise, bowls are poured during next scheduled iron pour and picked up at the visitors…

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Photography Workshop: Color and Shadow

February 16 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
$250

Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, founded in 1880, holds a unique place in America’s history, as a Southern constructed, blast furnace in a newly-created city. Immerse yourself in the nation’s only 20th century industrial museum, located in Birmingham, Alabama, with your camera and your imagination. Walk among the steel behemoths and work yards, now silent, and photograph a world that was actively producing 25% of our nation’s iron, a century ago. Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is offering a unique…

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March 2019

Cast Iron Sculpture for Beginners

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - March 10 @ 5:00 pm

A three day class for those with no experience taught by Sloss' very own metal artists. You'll leave the class with a clear understanding of how to cast a metal sculpture. (Please note that convenience fees apply to all online registrations) Cost:$325 Student Rate: $162.50 Must present student ID upon arrival. Friday 6-9pm Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm - 18+ Show -

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Iron and Bronze Casting: Artists Open Studio

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - March 10 @ 5:00 pm

Open Studios are for artists and others who have some experience casting iron. Participants must attend all three days and be finished by 5pm. (Please note that convenience fees apply to all online registration.) Cost: $150 Friday, 6-9pm Saturday and Sunday 10am-5pm - 18+ Show -

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Basic and Intermediate Blacksmithing

March 9 @ 10:00 am - March 11 @ 4:00 pm

Learn to dance between fire, hammer and anvil using basic blacksmithing tools. (Please note that convenience fees apply to all online registrations) Cost:$250 Student Rate: $125 Must present student ID upon arrival. Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm - 16+ Show -

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Creative Welding

March 9 @ 10:00 am - March 10 @ 4:00 pm

No experience necessary! In this workshop you'll learn to make cool stuff for your home or garden. The instructor will guide you through all the basic processes you need to use a cutting torch and welder to create your own works of art. (Please note that convenience fees apply to all online registrations) Time: 10 am - 4 pm Cost: $250.00 Student Rate: $125 Must present student ID upon arrival. Workshop provides equipment, supplies, and instruction in the use of…

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Cast Iron Bowl Night

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$45

Bring some friends and beverages (adult included!) and join the Sloss metal arts staff for a night of cast iron creative fun! It's like sips and strokes on steroids! The Sloss artists will help you create your own cast iron bowl (doodle bowl) for $45. The bowl mold and tools are provided. NOTE: Their must be an attendance of 20 or more for iron pour. Otherwise, bowls are poured during next scheduled iron pour and picked up at the visitors…

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