Metal-Urge Is…

A community event to galvanize Tacoma around the metal arts

This fall you are invited to participate in Metal-Urge, a city-wide celebration of the metal arts. This community event includes both traditional and non-traditional gallery venues exhibiting the metal work of talented artists and includes jewelry, sculptures, vessels, home décor, enamel, and artifacts.

Presented October 1 – November 30, Metal-Urge coincides with three major metal arts events:

Protective Ornament: Contemporary Amulets to Armor exhibit
Tacoma Art Museum
October 18, 2014 – February 1, 2015

The Seattle Metals Guild 19th Annual Northwest Jewelry & Metals Symposium
Washington State History Museum
October 18, 2014

Metal-Urge Free Community Festival
Tollefson Plaza
October 19, 2014

There is something for everyone to enjoy: art exhibits and receptions, a free community festival, workshops, lectures, and more. It’s time to explore Tacoma!




All venues listed are wheelchair accessible.

If you have questions about any programming, please contact the presenting organization.

Thank you to our sponsors:

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