Take a Course

Welding, Blacksmithing, Jewelry & Ceramics

The Steel Yard offers unique courses in the industrial arts for students of all skill levels. You’ll receive hands-on experience working with the tools of the trade, in a safe and creative environment, and walk away with something that YOU made.

Get the News

Stay up to date with the latest news

There’s always something happening here at the Yard! Be sure to check out our news page and stay up to date with the latest stories from all of our programs from press releases, special announcements, interviews with board and staff, and more!

Hire Us

Connect YOUR community to art & artists

The Public Projects team brings together artists & makers to design, fabricate, and install custom metalwork, public-art sculptures, and street amenities. We’ll work with you from start to finish to create a unique piece or product.

Support The Yard

YOU make the work possible.

Make a positive change in the community by supporting a space where all makers, artists and the community regardless of their background or previous experience come together to build, create, and collaborate.

Get Paid to Weld

Kick-start your welding career!

Weld-to-Work is a PAID job-training program for unemployed and under-employed job-seekers in Rhode Island. Get hands-on experience using all the tools of the metalworking trade and learn industry safety standards.

Buy a Certificate

Purchase Gift Certificates

Give the gift of industrial arts education! Gift certificates can be redeemed for any course offered at The Steel Yard or towards any item in our shop. Gift Certificates are a great opportunity for anyone interested in the arts.

Make Work

Get an all-access pass to the studio

Our residency program can assist you in growing and strengthening your creative industrial art practice.

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    The Steel Yard
    27 Sims Ave Providence, RI 02909
    (T) 401-273-7101
    (F) 401-273-7105
    Office Hours: M-F 9 AM – 5 PM