Bronze Casting Workshop

A Taste of Bronze: Lost Wax Method

Non-credit Course Offering

We are excited to bring back this popular non-credit course!


Next Offering: May 31 - June 23, 2024
Location: W840, University Centre for the Arts
Instructors: Niall Donaghy and Kevin Sehn
Course Fee: $425* + tax

Registration Deadline: May 24, 2024. Thank you for your interest in this non-credit course, registration is now closed.

Experience the art of lost wax bronze casting using the modern casting facilities in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Lethbridge. In this very hands-on course take your ideas from wax to bronze and experience all stages in the casting process. 

Students will bring and/or develop a small artwork in wax (to be cast in wax) and then will take these waxes all the way through the lost-wax casting process. They will finish with a patinated, cast bronze piece to take home.

No previous casting experience is required. Minimum age is 18 years old. Please note this is a non-credit course offering.

*Two pounds of bronze is included in the course fee; additional bronze is at a cost of $18 per pound. 

Course Dates:

  • Friday, May 31 | 6 - 9 pm 
  • Friday, June 7 | 6 - 9 pm 
  • Friday, June 14 | 6 - 9 pm
  • Friday, June 21 | 6 - 9 pm
  • Saturday, June 22 | 9 am - 5 pm 
  • Sunday, June 23 | 9 am - noon 

Maximum course enrolment is 12 participants. This course is subject to cancellation if minimum enrolment is not met.

Questions contact:

Niall Donaghy, Facilities Manager - Faculty of Fine Arts or 403-329-2089


pouring liquid bronze into a cast

bronze casting