Upcoming Events at the Metal Museum
If you designed a mold for our March 22nd iron pour, your cast tile and/or bowl is ready to be picked up from the Metal Museum. Please visit the admissions desk when you come to the Museum to pick up your piece. If you have questions, call us at (901) 774-6380.
NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK
APRIL 13–19, 2014
During National Library Week, the Metal Museum Library will promote its wide array of research services for researchers in Memphis and beyond. Research services (including research-for-hire, photocopy orders, and digitization services) will be offered at the 30% discount throughout the week. To browse the Library's catalog and access its services, click here.
10TH ANNIVERSARY GATES RE-DEDICATION CEREMONY
MAY 11, 2014
Mother’s Day 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the dedication of the Metal Museum’s beloved 10th anniversary gates. To honor this special occasion,
the Museum his hosting a re-dedication ceremony and unveiling the gates after a year of cleaning, restoring, and sprucing up all 331 of the gates’ rosettes.
12 - 10:30 PM, MAY 17, 2014
This year's event will be packed full of bicycle films from around the world, bicycle art by local artists, live sculpture demonstrations, bicycle music, food, drinks, family fun, and more! You don't want to miss it. Both the Bikesploitation Festival and the Metal Museum will be free and open to the public on the day of the event. (Limited seating for the film screenings.) For a schedule of events, visit bikesploitation.com
INTERNATIONAL BLACKSMITH DAY
10 AM - 5 PM, MAY 24, 2014
We're not sure who named May 24th International Blacksmith Day, but we're happy to celebrate it with free admission and blacksmithing demonstrations all day long.
OCTOBER 2–5, 2014
Don't worry about a ding—talented metalsmiths from across the country will be here to solder, sharpen, remove dents, re-tin copper cookware, and repair
furniture and statuary, with all proceeds benefiting the Metal Museum. Estimates are free,
and visitors with repair receipts receive free admission to the Museum throughout the event.