Hoosier Pattern Pour

Join us on June 7 at Hoosier Pattern!

Hoosier Pattern Pour

Welcome to our second annual event

The Hoosier Pattern Pour event is Friday, June 7th, on Hoosier Pattern’s premises in Decatur, Indiana. This gathering focuses on local and regional artists showing off their skills by creating art using molten iron metal. Hoosier Pattern is partnering with Evolution Art Studio, FeLion Studios, and KRL Metal Arts Studios for this event.

Our goal: is to involve local community members, students, adults, and artists to learn and create art using molten iron.


Mold being poured

About Hoosier Pattern Pour and how you can be part of this event

How to Craft Your Molds

Option One — Take Home

For those opting for a hands-on approach, swing by Hoosier Pattern between May 20th and June 7th to pick up their own scratch mold. Each mold is $10 – cash only..

All molds must be returned to Hoosier Pattern by noon on June 7th.

Option Two — Workshop

Join us for our workshop on Friday, June 7th guided by experienced instructors, from 10 AM to 12 PM and 1 PM to 3 PM at Hoosier Pattern. Participants will receive training in crafting a 3D-printed sand mold tailored to their project. The workshop fee is $15 – cash only.

Person wearing blue hard hat while pouring a mold

Friday Evening Pour

In the evening, participants will see these molds being staged, and at dusk, the trained staff will pour iron into these molds. These festivities will be open to the public. A food truck and beer & wine will be available for purchase – everyone is welcome!

This event is on the same weekend as the Decatur Sculpture Tour on Saturday, June 8th. Participants will be able to pick up their final casting at the close of this event. Castings will be on display near the east side of the courthouse sidewalk.

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Interested and want more information?

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