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: March 10 - April 2, 2023
Location: W840, University Centre for the Arts
Instructors: Niall Donaghy and Kevin Sehn
Course Fee: $425 plus tax*

Registration deadline: March 7, 2023 - Thank you for your interest in this non-credit course, registration is now closed for this offereing.

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.

*First two pounds of bronze included in course fee. An additional charge of $18 per pound of bronze applied thereafter. 

Course Dates:

  • Friday, March 10 | 6 - 9 pm 
  • Friday, March 17 | 6 - 9 pm 
  • Friday, March 24 | 6 - 9 pm
  • Friday, March 31 | 6 - 9 pm
  • Saturday, April 1 | 9 am - 5 pm 
  • Sunday, April 2 | 9 am - noon 

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