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EXTENDED SUMMER HOURS
TUESDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2
5–7 PM
The Metal Museum will offer free admission on Tuesday evenings this summer. During extended hours, you can explore our special exhibition Protective Ornament, shop the Museum Store, and enjoy our view of the sunset on the river.









WHET TUESDAY
SEPTEMBER 2
5–7 PM
Part of a summer series, Whet Tuesdays invite you to enjoy the Metal Museum after hours. Participate in the foundry class, explore the Metal Museum’s galleries, whet your appetite with a specialty drink from the cash bar or refreshments from a food truck, listen to live music, or simply watch the sunset on the Mississippi River.







LECTURE FOR PROTECTIVE ORNAMENT
AT MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF ART'S CALLICOTT AUDITORIUM
SEPTEMBER 4
7 PM
Suzanne Ramljak, editor of Metalsmith magazine and curator of Protective Ornament , will give a lecture titled “Dressed for Defense: Contemporary Armor to Amulets. In her lecture, Suzanne will explore contemporary examples of forms of human protection that have been enlisted for human protection for thousands of years. She will demonstrate the safeguarding role objects such as armor and amulets continue to play, especially in our current Age of Terror. A broad range of strategies for defense will be revealed, including smart updates on helmets, knuckledusters, chain mail, talismans and wearable weaponry.














CLOSING RECEPTION FOR PROTECTIVE ORNAMENT
SEPTEMBER 5
5–7 PM
Take one last look at Protective Ornament before it closes on September 6. Refreshments will be provided, and Suzanne Ramljak will join us for questions and conversation about the exhibition.










MEMPHIS MUSEUM DAY
SEPTEMBER 13
10 AM – 5 PM
The Metal Museum will participate in the 4th annual Memphis Museum Day along with 15 other museums and local attractions across the city. The Metal Museum will offer 2-for-1 admission for the day.









SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM DAY LIVE
SEPTEMBER 27
10 AM – 5 PM
In the spirit of Smithsonian museums, the Metal Museum will offer free admission to anyone who presents a Museum Day Live ticket. Tickets can be downloaded at smithsonianmag.com/museumday.















REPAIR DAYS
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.

















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