Alloy Pittsburgh is a unique visual and performing arts project co-founded by Pittsburgh artists Sean Derry and Chris McGinnis. The project was developed in collaboration with the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area and the Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Alloy Pittsburgh offers 15 artists from the greater Pittsburgh region the opportunity to develop temporary site-based artworks for the Carrie Furnace National Historic Landmark.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Alloy Pgh Team
Thursday, January 22, 2015
A special thanks to the Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation for hosting the project once again at the beautiful Carrie Furnaces!
Alloy Pittsburgh was co-‐founded by Pittsburgh artists and Indiana University of Pennsylvania faculty members, Sean Derry and Chris McGinnis. The project was developed in collaboration with the Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation and Kipp Gallery at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The project is financed in part by a grant from the Community Conservation Partnerships Program under the administration of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Bureau of Recreation and Conservation. Additional support is provided by the Rivers of Steel Heritage Corporation and Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Don't miss your opportunity to visit this gem! On Saturday, April 19th the Pittsburgh Area Artists Blacksmiths Association and Appalachian Blacksmith Association will offer blacksmiths demonstrations. George Blystone will provide tours of the foundry and belt drive machinery. The site opens at 9:00 and admission is free.
W. A. Young Foundry is located on Water Street in Rices Landing, PA 15357
Monday, September 30, 2013
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Thanks to Alex Oliver and the UNLISTED: Second Steel project for such a great interview! UNLISTED is a site-specific performance series that moves from city to city. This September they will present live performances in various parts of Pittsburgh on September 25-28th. For more information about Unlisted and their interview with Alloy Pittsburgh visit the link below. Thanks Alex!!!
Thursday, August 8, 2013
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Silver Eye Center for Photography is hosting a photography exhibition on the Carrie Furnaces. The show opens this Friday, August 2nd. Ron Baraff will discuss the exhibition and history of the Carrie Furnaces at Silver Eye on Thursday, August 22nd. More information can be found at Silver Eye Center for Photography.