People stand around on a summer day, each holding a dog on leash.

SATURDAY, AUG. 17 | 10AM - 4PM

Enjoy a day out with your canine companions! We invite you to bring your well-behaved pups to the Metal Museum for a day of fun. MEMPopS will be onsite with cold treats for dogs and humans alike, as well as TopDawgz hot dog stand, Stanley's Street Treats, and Hollywood FeedWhile you're here, have a paw print casting made in the Foundry to commemorate that special bond with your pup or customize a copper dog tag.  You can park your puppy on the porch to enjoy the Museum's indoor exhibitions, or soak in the splendor of our outdoor Sculpture Garden.  There will be water stations and doggie pools set up throughout the grounds to help your pets beat the summer heat.

This event is free and open to the public.


Time Slots: 10AM, 11AM, 1PM, 2PM

$45 per casting


Bring your four-legged friend to the Foundry to have a keepsake casting made of their paw print! Castings are approximately 3.75" in diameter.

*Dogs must be comfortable with their paws being touched; their paw will be carefully pressed into a green sand mold.

Pre-registration is encouraged as spots are extremely limited.



Times Available: 10AM - 4PM

$10 per tag

Use steel stamps and a hammer to create a personalized copper dog tag for your canine to wear on their collar. The 1.5" round tag can also be used as a keychain, luggage tag, pendant, or a zipper pull.

Stamped copper dog tags will be available at a first come first serve basis throughout the event and do not require pre-registration.