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Metal is Magic

July 23 - July 27

The Metal Museum is celebrating J.K. Rowling's birthday in wizarding style by introducing a NEW multi-day special event called Metal is Magic! This series, which includes a family day and a summer camp for all ages, takes place from July 23 to 27. Join us on the Metal Museum grounds for themed activities like wand-making, patronus casting, a Marauder's Map scavenger hunt, and more! For more information and to register please visit our website at metalmuseum.org/metal-is-magic. Registration for Make Your…

Keeping Up with the Collections

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn about the Metal Museum's newly acquired pieces and their makers in this ongoing series! Our Collections Manager will lead a special gallery talk and discussion about artwork in the Permanent Collection. Artists new to the collection include Bill Price, Joan Parcher, and Andy Cooperman.

Meristem Women’s Book Club

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Meristem Women's Book Club is named after the feminist/LGBTQ bookstore that existed down the street from OUTMemphis on Cooper between 1990-1998. Meristem cells are the point of new growth in some plants - similar to stem cells in humans. Meristem is named after the bookstore to honor our past and to foster hope for our future. Each month, Meristem reads and explores a different written work by women, LGBTQ, and feminist authors and to foster a community of support…

Dog Days of Summer

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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, TopDawgz and Stanley's Sweet Street Treats will be onsite with treats for dogs and humans alike. ALIVE Rescue Memphis will also be joining us with some adoptable dogs for you to socialize with! While you're here, have a keepsake paw print casting made in the Foundry, and customize your own stamped-copper dog tags. You…

Creative Aging’s Senior Arts Series

August 21 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Featuring John Angotti, an accomplished musician, composer and music director whose secular and religious work has taken him around the United States and abroad. His performance will feature secular music, including songs by Billy Joel and Elton John, that will excite and inspire audiences from all walks of life. More information and advance purchase general admission tickets are available at https://www.creativeagingmidsouth.org/senior-art-series-link. Tickets are also available at the door for a minimum donation of $5 (cash or check). Limited wheelchair seating…

Focus Awards 2019

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Focus Awards are the Mid-South’s premier awards for recognizing LGBT+ persons and allies who are making a significant impact on the LGBT community through their leadership, career achievements and personal qualities, and who also inspire others to excel. This red carpet event will be held on Friday, August 23, 2019 at Ballet Memphis and will feature an open bar and hors-d’oeuvres. The event will kick off at 6:30 p.m. with red carpet photos followed by a cocktail reception and…

Make Your Own: Copper Cuff

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Create copper cuff bracelets using a hammer and steel surface. $10 per project | Ages 15 and up (Ages 10 - 15 may attend, but must have an adult registered with them) There are two time slots for this event. 10am - 12pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm

A Day of Tasters

September 7 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

What does it feel like to work with metal? These “tasters” are 90-minute workshops designed to give you an introduction to the metalworking processes of welding, blacksmithing, casting, and enameling! Mix and match tasters to create your own class schedule for the day. $50 per session | Beginner | Ages 15 and up Blacksmithing: Make a taper and/or a hook using a coal forge, hammer, and anvil. MIG Welding: Learn how arc welding works and complete a small project during…

Meristem Women’s Book Club

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Meristem Women's Book Club is named after the feminist/LGBTQ bookstore that existed down the street from OUTMemphis on Cooper between 1990-1998. Meristem cells are the point of new growth in some plants - similar to stem cells in humans. Meristem is named after the bookstore to honor our past and to foster hope for our future. Each month, Meristem reads and explores a different written work by women, LGBTQ, and feminist authors and to foster a community of support…

Metal on the Move Bus Tour

September 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the artists of the Metal Museum on a bus tour to view sculptures and projects designed by our institution throughout the last 40 years. The tour will begin and end at Crosstown Concourse and will include a walking tour of several sculptures housed at the Memphis Botanic Garden (admission is included in the registration fee). Seats are limited, so be sure to purchase your tickets early! Members | $30 Non-members | $35

Make Your Own: Copper Leaf Wind Chime

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn how to use fold forming to make copper leaves to create a simple wind chime. $10 per project | Ages 15 and up (Ages 10 - 15 may attend, but must have an adult registered with them) There are two time slots for this event. 10am - 12pm and 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Meristem Women’s Book Club

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Meristem Women's Book Club is named after the feminist/LGBTQ bookstore that existed down the street from OUTMemphis on Cooper between 1990-1998. Meristem cells are the point of new growth in some plants - similar to stem cells in humans. Meristem is named after the bookstore to honor our past and to foster hope for our future. Each month, Meristem reads and explores a different written work by women, LGBTQ, and feminist authors and to foster a community of support…

Meristem Women’s Book Club

November 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Meristem Women's Book Club is named after the feminist/LGBTQ bookstore that existed down the street from OUTMemphis on Cooper between 1990-1998. Meristem cells are the point of new growth in some plants - similar to stem cells in humans. Meristem is named after the bookstore to honor our past and to foster hope for our future. Each month, Meristem reads and explores a different written work by women, LGBTQ, and feminist authors and to foster a community of support…

Meristem Women’s Book Club

December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Meristem Women's Book Club is named after the feminist/LGBTQ bookstore that existed down the street from OUTMemphis on Cooper between 1990-1998. Meristem cells are the point of new growth in some plants - similar to stem cells in humans. Meristem is named after the bookstore to honor our past and to foster hope for our future. Each month, Meristem reads and explores a different written work by women, LGBTQ, and feminist authors and to foster a community of support…

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