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In the Garden
APR. 23 - JUL. 31
Museum Store Gallery

In the Garden showcases work that can be enjoyed outdoors, as well as brings the beauty of nature into your home. Whether functional or decorative you will find a piece to suit your lifestyle.


JULY

Hands-On Activity: Gold Leafing
SATURDAY, JUL. 30, 10AM – 12PM

Try your hand at gold leafing! This hands on activity will introduce you to gold leafing and guide you through gold leafing a small object. Have something specific you want to be gold leafed? Bring it!

Members: FREE for first project then $10 for each additional project
Non-members: $10 per project
Must reserve spot to attend.


AUGUST

Whet Thursday
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 5PM - 8PM
Metal Museum Grounds & Galleries

Join us for Whet Thursday and explore the Museum after hours for free. Enjoy free admission, food from El Mero Taco food truck and live music by Brennan Villines. Members receive two free drinks when you present your member card at the front desk

Conversation with the Curator
THURSDAY, AUG. 4, 6PM

Join the curator as she gives a special tour of the exhibition Drawings of E.A. Chase: Designs of a Pioneer Modernist. Learn about the artist, the artworks and how an exhibition comes together.

Members Mingle *NEW*
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 1PM – 2PM

Meet other members, see current exhibitions and enjoy a complimentary drink before attending Inside the Collections.

Inside the Collection: New Acquisitions
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2PM – 2:30PM

Join the Metal Museum’s Registrar as she provides in-depth information about newly acquired pieces in the permanent collection.


SEPTEMBER

Whet Thursday
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 5PM - 8PM
Metal Museum Grounds & Galleries

Join us for Whet Thursday and explore the Museum after hours for free. Enjoy free admission, food from the Gourmade food truck and live music by Jeff Hulett and Chad Nixon. Members receive two free drinks when you present your member card at the front desk

Exhibition Reception & Gallery Talk
THURSDAY, SEP. 1, 5PM – 8PM

Join the Metal Museum in celebrating the exhibition Iron For Honor in the Museum’s Keeler and Sturm Galleries. Hear the stories behind each piece as Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, Ph.D, Chief Curator of the Birmingham Museum of Art leads a Gallery Talk.

Members Mingle *NEW*
SUNDAY, SEP. 11, 1PM – 2PM

Meet other members, see current exhibitions and enjoy a complimentary drink before attending Inside the Collections.

Inside the Collection: 10th Anniversary Gates
SUNDAY, SEP. 11, 2PM – 2:30PM

Join the Metal Museum’s Registrar as she provides in-depth information about the Metal Museum’s 10th Anniversary Gates.

Repair Days 2016
THURSDAY – SUNDAY, SEP. 22 - 25


Family Fun Day
SATURDAY, SEP. 24, 10AM – 4PM

Bring the whole family to the Metal Museum for a day of fun, food, demos and hands-on activities!

Exhibition Reception & Gallery Talk
SATURDAY, SEP. 24, 5PM

Join Master Metalsmith Hoss Haley to celebrate his solo exhibition at the Metal Museum. Hear the stories behind each piece as Haley explains his process and inspirations during a Gallery Talk.