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Image: Ed Weiner, Bronch, ca. 1950s. 14k gold, pearl. Metal Museum Purchase. Metal Museum Permanent Collection 2023.29.1. 

We are excited to announce the Metal Museum Jewelry Guild. Through the Jewelry Guild, members will be able to actively engage with the Museum's jewelry programming and collection, support fundraising initiatives, and participate in exclusive educational and social events.

 

Jewelry Guild members will not only deepen their knowledge and appreciation of jewelry as an art form but also contribute towards vital fundraising efforts and the overall growth of the Metal Museum. We hope you will join today!

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  • All member benefits of Fire Starter level membership

  • Invitations to private classes, workshops, and lectures

  • Invitations to private dinners with visiting artists

  • Invitation to participate in the Jewelry Gala Committee

  • Priority travel reservations for educational travel

 

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  • All member benefits of Fire Starter level membership

  • Invitations to classes, workshops, and lectures

  • Invitation to participate in the Jewelry Gala Committee

  • Invitations to private dinners with visiting artists

 

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  • All member benefits of Fire Starter level membership

  • Invitations to classes, workshops, and lectures

  • Invitation to participate in the Jewelry Gala Committee

  • Invitations to private brunch with visiting artists

*One must already be a Metal Museum member at a Fire Starter Level to join. If you are not already a member of the Museum, you can join here. To upgrade your membership please call 901.774.6380.

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EDUCATIONAL TRAVEL

These trips will allow Jewelry Guild members to explore public and private jewelry collections, attend private lectures, and visit artist studios. This primary experience will deepen one’s understanding and appreciation of jewelry as an art form. 

 

*Priority travel reservations will be given to the $1,000 membership level and will later open to other membership levels until all spots are filled.

JEWELRY CLASSES & WORKSHOPS

Members will be eligible to participate in jewelry classes or workshops. Hands-on workshops, in-person sessions, and online zoom lectures with experts in the field will be scheduled to provide invaluable opportunities to enhance one’s knowledge and skills in the realm of jewelry making.

PRIVATE DINNERS

For the $500 and $1000 member levels with visiting and/or exhibiting artists: Intimate dinner events with visiting artists will allow members to network with artists and offer insights into their creative processes and inspirations. Two events will be planned annually.

 

*Private Brunch for $250 Bench Jeweler Members with visiting artists at the Museum Director’s home.

JEWELRY GALA COMMITTEE

The guild will actively assist in organizing a prestigious jewelry gala to raise funds for the museum's endeavors. Members will have the chance to contribute their expertise, resources, and networks to ensure the success of this event. This gala will attract art enthusiasts, collectors, and philanthropists, helping to generate support and appreciation for the Metal Museum’s growing collection and its importance in the Memphis community.

For questions or comments please contact Director of Development & Communications Madison Miller at madison@metalmuseum.org or by calling (901) 774-6380.

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