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Annual Iron Pour


Mesalands Community College will be hosting its 20th Annual Iron Pour on March 4-10, 2018,
from 9 am – 9 pm in the foundry located in Building D, with the pour on Friday, March 9. The community is invited to drop in all week to observe the iron pour process:

Sunday, March 4 – Movie Night

Movie Night is at 7:00 pm at the Historic Odeon Theater (123 S Second St.)
Free admission for Mesalands students with a College ID.

Wednesday, March 7 – Art Show and Slideshow

The Art Show & Slideshow “20 Years of Iron” will be held at 6:30 pm in the Great Room, located in Building A. The Art Show will look back on students, faculty, and staff that have participated in the Iron Pour over the years and have contributed to the program’s success. Refreshments will be served. Sculptures created during prior Iron Pours will also be on display, and throughout the week in the Mesalands Library.

Thursday, March 8 – Meet the Artists

Meet the Iron Pour artists from 2:00-4:00 pm in the foundry. Popcorn and drinks will be served. Create your own custom iron tiles for $15. Proceeds to benefit the Hot Metal Club at Mesalands. Tiles will be poured on Friday.

Friday, March 9 – Dedication & Opening Ceremony

The Building Dedication for the newly renovated Mesalands foundry and the Opening Ceremony for the 20th Annual Iron Pour will be at 12:00 pm in the foundry. The actual pouring of the cast iron will follow.

For more information, contact the Public Relations Office at (575) 461-4413, ext. 138.

Course Schedule

Fine Arts Program

Watch the live video of the Iron Pour.