Second Saturday Volunteer Day!
Second Saturday Volunteer Days at the Steel Yard are a great way to help out in a group setting. On the second Saturday of each month, from 11am – 3pm, we will work together to keep the Yard looking great. It’s a wonderful way to meet new people, give back to the Yard, and be creati
Weld to Work
The Steel Yard is currently hosting our job readiness program, Weld to Work, in our shop. As a result, we'll have limited access in our metalworking studio during this month. Please feel free to contact the office if you have questions or concerns about getting into the shop this week
Scholarships Applications for 2016
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
Raw Wine: A Benefit Wine Tasting
Come help raise funds for the Steel Yard while sampling organic and natural wines from around the world! The Steel Yard is teaming up with Campus Fine Wines to bring you an event built on the principle that good food and wine should be enjoyed in good company. Raw wine, also called real wine, n
Thank you for supporting the steel yard
Gifts of any amount make a difference here! Through exciting events, community projects, educational courses, and public installations we ensure that each and every gift to the Steel Yard has the broadest impact.
- $50 Arts Partner... support critique in our shared studios
- $100 Cross-Pollinator... fuel the flames of an industrial arts epiphany
- $250 Role Model... train the next generation of manufacturers
- $500 Promoter Collaborator... sponsor a Steel Yard community event
- $750 Mentor and Friend... fund creative coaching for an intern
- $1000 Community Gatherer... bring more artist residents to the Steel Yard
The Steel Yard tax-exempt 501c3 non-profit organization. Your tax-deductible donation will help keep open enrollment classes affordable, support public installations and maintain our historic industrial studios for the artists and residents who call it home.Support the possibilities that can happen when people come together. *All donors receive our exclusive donor newsletter and annual report.
DONATE TOOLS & MATERIALS
We are always looking for new tools, materials, and resources. If you have anything you want to donate or recycle, please contact our office (401) 273-7101 or email
DONATE YOUR CAR
Click to learn more about donating your old car to support the yard's programs.
Cars aren't the only vehicle that you can donate. Motorcycles, boats, RVs, even quads can help The Steel Yard. We make donating easy.