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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.

MAY

International Blacksmiths Day
SATURDAY, MAY 28, 10AM - 5PM
Join for the annual International Blacksmiths Day event at the Metal Museum on Saturday, May 28! The Metal Museum shop and approved public participants will host blacksmithing demonstrations and competitions throughout the day on Saturday, May 28. Enjoy free admission to the Museum as you see all the Metal Museum has to offer.

Open Studio
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 12PM – 5PM
Prerequisites:
Blacksmithing I and a Supporting Friend Membership | Limit: 3 | Tuition: $0 | Material Fee: $30 | Ages: 15+

Gallery Talk with Stephen Yusko
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2:30PM - 3PM
Join us as Stephen Yusko leads a gallery talk about the works in the exhibition Tributaries: Stephen Yusko. Hear the stories behind each piece as Yusko explains his process and inspirations. Enjoy free admission, wine and beer provided by the Metal Museum.

Opening Reception for Tributaries: Stephen Yusko
SUNDAY, MAY 29, 3PM - 5PM
Join Stephen Yusko to celebrate his solo exhibition at the Metal Museum. Admission to the Museum is free and beverages will be available in the Museum lobby.


JUNE

Whet Thursday
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 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 Say Cheese 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

Conversations with the Curator: Inches from the Earth
THURSDAY, JUN. 2, 6PM
Join the curator as she gives a special tour of the exhibition Inches from the Earth. Learn about the artists, the artworks and how an exhibition comes together.

MIG Welding I- SOLD OUT
SATURDAY, JUN. 4, 9AM – 5PM
Project: Scrap Steel Sculpture | Prerequisites: none | Level: Beginner | Limit: 8 | Tuition: $140 | Material Fee: $40 | Ages: 15+

MIG Welding I *NEW*
SUNDAY, JUN. 5, 9AM – 5PM
Project:
Scrap Steel Sculpture | Prerequisites: none | Level: Beginner | Limit: 8 | Tuition: $140 | Material Fee: $40 | Ages: 15+

Conversations with the Curator
THURSDAY, JUN. 9, 6PM
Join the curator as she gives a special tour of the exhibition Tributaries: Stephen Yusko. Learn about the artist, the artworks and how an exhibition comes together.

Open Studio
SUNDAY, JUN. 12, 12PM – 5PM
Prerequisites: Blacksmithing I and a Supporting Friend Membership | Limit: 3 | Tuition: $0 | Material Fee: $30 | Ages: 15+

Inside the Collection
SUNDAY, JUN. 12, 2PM - 2:30PM
Join the Metal Museum’s Registrar as she provides in depth information about pieces made by past Master Metalsmiths.

White Glove Workshop: Caring for Copper Objects
SATURDAY, JUN. 18, 10AM - 12PM
Get up close to the objects in the Museum’s collection. Select pieces made of copper, bronze and brass will be available to examine while wearing protective white gloves. Learn from the Collections Manager about proper handling, displaying, cleaning and sorting of copper objects. Participants will then have an opportunity to put their knowledge to the test by practicing cleaning and waxing a copper object.

Open Studio
SUNDAY, JUN. 19, 12PM – 5PM
Prerequisites: Blacksmithing I and a Supporting Friend Membership | Limit: 3 | Tuition: $0 | Material Fee: $30 | Ages: 15+

Open Studio
SUNDAY, JUN. 26, 12PM – 5PM
Prerequisites:
Blacksmithing I and a Supporting Friend Membership | Limit: 3 | Tuition: $0 | Material Fee: $30 | Ages: 15+

Hands-On Activity: Resin Casting
SATURDAY, JUN. 25, 10AM - 2PM
Try your hand at making something at the Metal Museum! Celebrate National Insect Week by casting plants and insects in resin to create your own custom jewelry.


JULY

Whet Thursday
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 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 Sushi Jimmy food truck and live music by The Candy Company. Members receive two free drinks when you present your member card at the front desk


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 the Say Cheese food truck and live music by Brennan Villines. Members receive two free drinks when you present your member card at the front desk


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