Keystone Once Again Involved in Arts on Fire Festival
La Plume – A group of local high school students will have the opportunity to experience pouring hot molten iron into molds they have created, just as the workers did generations ago at the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces.
The students, participants in the Keystone College Iron Works and Art Engage Program, will create their own iron designs during the second annual Arts on Fire Festival June 3-4 at the Scranton Iron Furnaces,
“We’re looking forward to a wonderful weekend celebration as the entire community celebrates
Festivities for the weekend begin Friday, June 3 from 6-8 p.m. at the Iron Furnaces and the Afa Gallery in downtown
Also on June 3, the “Fire at the Furnace” fundraising event will take from 8 -11 p.m. with proceeds benefiting the Iron Furnaces and The Anthracite Heritage Museum. There will be a professional iron pour demonstration by Vaughn Randall, a faculty member at State University of New York at
The Arts on Fire festival continues at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Iron Furnaces. In addition to regularly scheduled iron pours, there will be entertainment and art exhibits lasting throughout the day. For more information on the iron pour event, visit the Arts on Fire Festival web site.
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