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Blacksmithing apprentice Ann Klicka gives a demonstration to a crowd of onlookers in the Smithy.

The Metal Museum offers short-term internships and two-year residency opportunities to blacksmiths, foundry artists, and repair specialists. These positions offer artists invaluable experiential learning that is meant to expand their professional and practical skills. Responsibilities include the production of commissioned works, assistance with educational programming, participation in national conferences, on-site demonstrations, daily interaction with museum visitors, and shop maintenance.

Playhouse on the Square railing 2021

Applications open early 2025.

Repair Days 2022 iron pour.jpg

Applications open early 2025.

The Metal Museum offers employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or age.

For more information, please contact our Metals Shop Coordinator, Jeannie Tomlinson Saltmarsh, at

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