A special thanks is extended to the patrons who sustain the Metal Museum’s mission and programs through annual donations of $1,000 or more. Our Fire Keepers’ generous support helps us continue to imagine, innovate and inspire.  



Windgate Charitable Foundation



Tennessee Arts Commission



Estate of Richard and Carole Briscoe

David Brown and Steven Hoover

FedEx Corporation

Douglas W. Ferris, Jr. and Dot Neale

Hyde Family Foundation 

The Jeniam Foundation


John and Robyn Horn

David Lusk and Carissa Hussong

Mahaffey Tent & Event Rentals *

nexAir *

Richard and Nancy Prillaman **

Valero Memphis Refinery


First Horizon Foundation (formerly First Tennessee Foundation)

Myron and Dianne Mall 

Bryan K. Smith


American Foundry Society – Tennessee Chapter

Richard Aycock and Claudia Moise

Belz Foundation 

Bruce and Maggie Campbell

Friend of the Metal Museum (1)

Wil and Sally Hergenrader

F. Andrew Mall

Jim Masterson **

MCR Safety *

John  and Cynthia Medwedeff **

Sarah Perkins **

Scott and Paige Walkup*​


Steve Auterman and Elizabeth Mall

Dan and Lisa Barzel

Betsy Bird

Lewis Body **

Michael Bondi **

Sam and Deborah Brackstone

Kevin Burge **

BuzzFREE Mosquito

James and Louise Calandruccio

Richard Carr and Laurie Williams **

Joe and Jo Clift **

James P. Cole and Suzanne Henley

Mike and Susan Cunningham

Downtown Memphis Commission

Draper's Catering of Memphis

Alane Evans and Workshop **

Farrell Calhoun, Inc.

Pat Flynn **

Patrick and Carrie Galphin

Garden District *

Gerald and Carolyn Grinstein

Galen and Debi Havner

Shawn Hayden

Sherri Jaudés **

James Keegan

Robert and Barbara Keeler

Dorothy Kirsch

Charles and Nancy Kistler

LaGasse Construction, Inc.

Tom and Catherine Latané **

Lawler Foundry Corporation

Timothy and Leslie Lee

Thomas S. Madden **

Maynard Studios **

Charles and Janie McCrary

Michael and Mary McDonald

Lewis and Cricket Meyer **

Linda Milbradt
Henry and Snow Morgan

Eleanor Moty and Michael Croft **

Abraham Pardee **

Richard and Carol Ranta

Bob and Claude Rogers **

Douglas Seymour

John and Catherine Shepherd

John and Anne Stokes

Raymond and Margaret Tanner

Kevin Thompson and Travis Thompson

Chris Vukadinovich

Simon and Jill Wadsworth

Jedediah A. Wallace

Worlds Away

Jan Young

Yuletide Office Solutions

* Gifts include in-kind goods or services

** Gifts include donated art

Every effort is made to ensure proper recognition of our Fire Keepers.  If you think there has been an error or omission, please accept our apology and contact Frances Tortorich at (901) 774-6380 or

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