The Museum hosts nine to twelve exhibitions per year of national and
significance that draw local as well as out-of-town audiences to the
museum. Offerings include themed group shows, the annual Master
exhibition and “Tributaries,” a series of small solo shows featuring
emerging and mid-career metalsmiths. In addition to indoor gallery
space, the Museum
has a sculpture garden showcasing work from our permanent collection, as
well as and temporary installations.
SELECTIONS FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION
On view in our Library galleries - The Metal Museum Collects.
The Metal Museum Collects is now on display in our Library and Galleries building. It
features five themed exhibits including What Function? New Forms, illustrating contemporary work redefining traditional forms; Integrity and
Innovation in the Early 20th Century, featuring Samuel Yellin & J.G. Braun; A Sublime Moment, Frozen: John Marshall's work from
1977-1983; A Metalsmith's Menagerie; and Beauty in the Boundary.