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Podcast: Pennsylvania’s industrial heritage inspires its creative future

PA once boasted one of the most powerful industrial economies in the world. Steel, textiles, glass, cars, matchbooks — all were made right here in…

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Center for Metal Arts ‘biggest thing in the world’ for blacksmiths

The ground shook on Saturday as a 10-ton steam hammer came down on a glowing orange steel billet, giving those standing around the colossus the…

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When a power hammer becomes a paintbrush by Dave Hurst

Picture a thick, 10-foot-tall G-clamp, fixed to the floor in a way that has the clamping screw oriented upward. Now in place of the screw,…

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Megan Dean’s Frame Building Class at Center for Metal Arts in Johnstown by Jarrod Bunk

Center For Metal Arts has been drawing folks to Johnstown both domestically and internationally for the last five years. Students have attended from the UK,…

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The Department’s Economic Development Administration is awarding a $2.5 million grant to the Center for Metal Arts, Inc.

July 27, 2022 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.5…

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A Closer Look Inside Johnstown’s Center for Metal Arts, Awarded $1.5 Million Grant

Earlier this month, CMA received a $1.5 million grant to help restore their facilities, which are the oldest remaining buildings of the Johnstown Steel Mill….

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Center for Metal Arts Gets $1.5M Grant To Restore Historic Steel Mill Buildings

The Center for Metal Arts in Johnstown has been awarded a $1.5 million grant to restore three iconic former steel mill buildings at the Cambria…

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Penn Highlands to offer metal-forging classes

Starting in August, Pennsylvania Highlands Community College will offer four courses in forging metals. The courses will be offered as part of a collaboration with…

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Video: Forging Classes

Promotional video for CMA classes in partnership with Pennsylvania Highlands Community College

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Podcast: Live From The Center For Metal Arts with Pat Quinn

It’s very rare when I get to record a podcast from anywhere but my shop; I’m usually speaking to a guest remotely from the comfort…

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