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My Apprenticeship at Sloss

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Sloss Furnaces offers Alabama high school students an opportunity to learn about the nuances in the process of creating cast-iron art by participating in the Sloss Furnaces Summer Youth Apprenticeship program. This program pays these young artists for creating cast-iron art which is sold in the museumís gift shop. Interviews with the artists reveal their passion and personal interests exemplified in their final product. >
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Alabama Course of Study
Arts Education (2006)
Visual Arts
Grades 6-8
1.) Create works of art utilizing a variety of traditional and nontraditional media and techniques.
1a.) Applying steps artists use in the production of art, including conceptualizing ideas and forms, refining ideas and forms, and reflecting on and evaluating both the process of production and the product.
1b.) Applying the elements of art and principles of design to the production of two- and three-dimensional artwork.
3.) Apply appropriate vocabulary in discussing a work of art.
5.) Define the appropriate technical terminology in creating a work of art.
7.) Describe historical and cultural influences on works of art.
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Education Sponsors

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  • Hugh Kaul Foundation
  • Monte L. Moorer Foundation
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Web-Interactive Field Trips
  • Alabama Humanities Foundation
    A state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Robert Meyer Foundation
  • The Stephens Foundation
  • Wells Fargo Foundation
e-Learning for Educators/ APT Learn Online
  • Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
  • U.S. Department of Education
STEM Education Initiative
  • Ann & Alfred F. Delchamps, Jr. Charitable Fund
  • BBVA Compass Bank
  • Beverly and Gary Cooper Charitable Fund
  • Community Foundation of South Alabama
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
General Educational Support
  • Alabama Department of Human Resources
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Books-A-Million
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama
  • Publix
  • Wells Fargo
PBS Kids Programs
  • Alabama Power
  • Books-A-Million
  • Children's of Alabama
  • Publix
  • US Space & Rocket Center
American Graduate
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Southern Education Desk
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting