Is it a dying art? Not quite after you go through those who are fighting for it.
http://www.meikoukai.com/index.html (In Japanese)
This is a directory of Craftsman and Tradesman including Blacksmiths and Swordsmiths in Japan.
三条鍛冶道場 (Sanjo Blacksmithing Dojo) in Niigata Prefecture
http://www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp/category00001465.html (Sanjo Blacksmithing Dojo in Japanese)
http://www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp/category00001464.html (Traditional Skills in Japanese)
http://www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp/category00001467.html (The Yearly Festival in Japanese)
http://www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp/chiikikeiei/blacksmithdojo.html (Sanjo Blacksmithing Dojo In English)
http://www.city.sanjo.niigata.jp/category00000117.html (Traditional Skills In English)
The city that produces metals goods and is the only one in Japan. It also has and always seeking to pass down cultural treasure to the next generation.
British Artist Blacksmiths Association
Artist-Blacksmith’s Association of North America Inc.
North Texas Blacksmiths Association
World Championship Blacksmiths (WCB)
Australian Farriers & Blacksmiths Association
Artist Blacksmith’s Association NSW Inc.
Tharwa Valley Forge
I have personally did a knife making course with him. Reasonable price and very enjoyable.
Australian Blacksmiths Association (Victoria) Inc.
Tasmanian Artist Blacksmiths Association