Lincoln School Partners with Steel Yard to offer Metalworking Class for Girls

PROVIDENCE, RI – Lincoln School entered into a partnering with the Providence Steel Yard to offer a Summer Art Immersion Class. The Metalworking and Blacksmithing Course is an introduction to creative industrial skills including welding, oxy-acetylene torch cutting, fabrication, blacksmithing, and grinding. After completing team exercises and samples demonstrating aptitude with each tool, participants will be encouraged to create personal sculpture and functional pieces.

After completing the immersion course, students will receive a full graded trimester art credit. Students will be bussed from Lincoln School to the Steel Yard daily. Peter Brooks, Director of Upper School, states, “These courses expand our current art offerings beyond the studio and take advantage of the amazing resources within the Providence community. We are pleased to be a partner with the Steel Yard on this project and hope that it is the beginning of a long mutually-beneficial relationship.”

Lincoln School is a Quaker independent college preparatory school for girls, founded in 1884, where high academic and ethical standards challenge students from two year olds through Grade 12 to nurture their special talents and interests.

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