left: Sculpture by Richard Heller, part of Metal Merged exhibit at American Art Company, photo by Joe Boyle; right: Julia Lowther at The Gallery, Tacoma Community College.

AACo_MetalMergedAmerican Art Company
1126 Broadway
Tue – Fri 10 AM – 5:30 PM, Sat 10 AM – 5 PM

Metal Merged – Art & Function Blurred
10/10/14 – 11/29/14
Group exhibit of metal themed sculpture, jewelry, and furniture. Featuring Northwest artists including Colleen Sargen, Frank Janzen, Zac Merten, MaLynda Poulsen, Richard Heller, Michael Ferguson, and Amy Reeves.

Amore Artisan Boutique
2605 N. Proctor
Mon – Sat 11 AM – 5 PM, Sun 12 PM – 4 PM

Metal-Ology Features Artist Ada Rosman
10/01/14 – 11/30/14
Display and sale of metal work by Ada Rosman.

B2 Fine Art Gallery
711 St. Helens Ave., Suite 100
Tue – Sat 11 AM – 5 PM

10/04/14 – 11/29/14
Join us for a duo exhibition – “Black Aesthetic”, featuring the historical original works of African American abstract expressionist artists from 1937-1961 (Romare Bea​rden, Paul Dusenbury, Humbert Howard, Norman Lewis, Milt Simons, Thelma Johnson Streat), and “Metal-Urge” featuring the works of Earnest D. Thomas.

Brooks Dental Studio
732 Broadway, Suite 101
Tue – Thu 7 AM – 4 PM, Fri 9 AM – 3 PM

Over the Salish Sea
07/02/14 – 10/19/14
Featuring the Coast Salish art of Shaun Peterson including new works in metal – from corten steel to precious hand engraved silver jewelry – as well as limited edition prints and hand-carved items.

CMT_OysterWkshpChildren’s Museum of Tacoma
1501 Pacific Ave.
Pay as you will
Wed – Sun 10 AM – 5 PM

Metal Urge at the Children’s Museum of Tacoma
10/01/14 – 11/24/14
Come explore the Children’s Museum of Tacoma as we experiment with metal forms. Installations throughout the Museum are inspired by local artists Colleen Cotey, Deborah Paul, and Joni Joachims.

Enviro_DillehayCity of Tacoma EnviroHouse
3510 S. Mullen St.
Wed – Fri 10 AM – 5 PM, Sat – Sun 11 AM – 5 PM

Metal-Urge Exhibit of Work by Kyle Dillehay and Ellen Miffitt
10/05/14 – 11/20/14
Metal artwork by Kyle Dillehay and Ellen Miffitt.

UPS_WinnwalkerCollins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound
N. 18th & Warner St.
Mon – Fri 8 AM – 5 PM, Sat 9 AM – 4 PM, Sun 12 PM – 5 PM

Jewelry by Petra Winnwalker
10/13/14 – 11/16/14
Contemporary art jewelry influenced by the boundaries of primitive and art deco traditions.

CreativeForces_1Creative Forces Gifts & Sundries
Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway Plaza
Mon – Sat 10 AM- 6 PM

Exhibit of Works by Bill Wentworth and Susan Zeiss
10/01/14 – 11/30/14
Large metal art sculpture by Bill Wentworth and Niobium jewelry by Susan Zeiss.

Foss Waterway Seaport
705 Dock St.
$8 adults, $5 seniors/military/students/children 5 and up
Wed – Sat 10 AM – 4 PM, Sun 12 PM – 4 PM

Metal-Urge at the Seaport
10/11/14 – 11/30/14
Exhibit of metal art by Paula Sweet, Lynne Hull, and Gustavo Martinez.

LeRoy Jewelers and The Art Stop
940 Broadway
Tue – Fri 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Sat 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM, Third Thursday 9:30 AM – 8 PM
253.272.3377 or 253.274.1630

In-House Artists
10/01/14 – 11/30/14
Original designs created and produced by the creative team at LeRoy Jewelers: Steph Farber, Karen Doten, Phyllis Harrison, Stephanie Rossman, and Ilse Verhalle.

Nanz Aalund
10/01/14 – 11/30/14
Original metal art designs created and produced by guest artist Nanz Aalund.

ModCurio_MorganMod Curio
313 S. 9th St.
Thu – Sat 12 PM – 6 PM

Metal Urge
10/01/14 – 11/30/14
Featuring the work of Joanna Morgan, an independent jewelry designer working primarily in silver and brass. Most recently Morgan was awarded Best Jewelry Designer for 2014 by Seattle Weekly.

Moss + Mineral
305 S. 9th St.
Thu – Sat 12 PM – 5 PM, and by appointment

Metalmania at Moss + Mineral
10/1/14 – 11/30/14
Moss + Mineral will feature work by artists Quinn Honan, Kyle Dillehay, DiLuce Design, Regina Chang, and Lisa Kinoshita during Metal-Urge. Please check for dates and events at http://www.mossandmineral.com.

Museum of Glass
1801 Dock St.
Free admission to museum store; museum: $12 adult, $10 senior/student/retired military/veteran/AAA, $5 children 6 – 12
Mon – Sat 10 AM – 5 PM, Sun 12 PM – 5 PM, Third Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM, Closed Mon and Tue between Labor Day and Memorial Day

Metals in Glass Art
09/17/14 – 11/30/14
Learn about the relationship of metal and glass through this display at the front entry of the Hot Shop. Display covers tools, color rods, and silicon, the most important ingredient in glass.

Metal Art in the Museum of Glass Store
10/17/14 – 11/14/14
Carrying new and unique work from South Sound jewelry artists Tisha Abrahamsen, FAI Jewelry, Linnie Kendrick, and Jean Shaffer. Both Kendrick and Shaffer work with vitreous glass enamel; FAI highlights pearls, textured sterling, and antique glass beads; Abrahamsen creates wearable art using handmade glass beads.

Spaceworks TacomaCarla Grahan
Woolworth Building, 11th & Broadway
on view 24-hours a day

Woolworth Window Installation by Carla Grahn
09/18/14 – 12/18/14
A Spaceworks Artscapes installation of metal art by Carla Grahn inside the old Woolworth Building storefront windows.

SteampunkLoungeSteampunk Vapory Lounge
759 St. Helens Ave.
Mon – Thu 11 AM – 10 PM , Fri – Sat 11 AM – 12 AM, Sun 11 AM – 7 PM

Steampunk’s Metal Urge Artist Exhibition
10/04/14 – 11/20/14
Featuring an array of unique steampunk style artwork on display from artists Bill Dawson, Esther Ervin, and Peggy Foy.

TAM_ProtectiveOrnamentTacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Ave.
$10 adult, $8 student/military/senior, free TAM member/children under 5, free 5 PM – 8 PM on Third Thursday
Wed – Sun 10 AM – 5 PM, Third Thursday 10 AM – 8 PM

Protective Ornament: Contemporary Amulets to Armor
10/18/14 – 02/01/15
Showcasing nearly 100 works—including helmets, brass knuckles, breastplates, aggressive or defensive jewelry, chain mail, amulets, talismans, and protective gear—designed to address issues of protection and empowerment in the face of everyday perils and social challenges. The array of works underlines the crucial safeguarding function of jewelry and other wearable ornaments. Organized by the National Ornamental Metal Museum Foundation.

TMAC_ImpracticalMagic2Tacoma Metal Arts Center

3833 6th Ave.
Wed – Thu 12 PM – 7 PM, Fri 10 AM – 6 PM, Sat – Sun by appt.

Impractical Magic
10/01/14 – 11/13/14
An exhibit of recent work by 12 contemporary metalsmiths, featuring jewelry and hollowware. Keith Lewis, Catherine Grisez, Everett Hoffman, Lynne Hull, Barbara Knuth, Checha Sokolovic, Carolyn Buss, Alexandra Chaney, Aran Galligan, Monica Gonzalez, Winona Johnson, and Danka Teng.

TCCGallery_LowtherThe Gallery, Tacoma Community College
6501 S. 19th St.
Mon – Fri 12 PM – 5 PM

Metal-Urge: Exhibition of Jewelry by Danielle Dunlap, Erica Miller, Julia Lowther
09/15/14 – 10/23/14, 11/04/14 – 11/30/14
Appreciate the passion, experience, and skills exhibited in the metal works of Erica Miller, Julia Lowther, and Danielle Dunlap.

ThrowingMud_BurrArnoldThrowing Mud Gallery
2212 N. 30th St.
Mon 12 PM – 5 PM, Tue – Sat 10 AM – 5 PM

Jewelry by Sarah Burr Arnold
10/06/14 – 10/31/14
Exhibit of jewelry created by Sarah Burr Arnold and inspired by the simplicity of the seascape – sea, sky, and beach.

MaryCoss_3GracesTollefson Plaza
S. 17th & Pacific Ave.
on view 24-hours a day

Three Graces
10/16/14 – 11/20/14
Mary Coss weaves conversations on the social and political environment into the artwork Three Graces. The seductive figures sit atop elongated woven skirts fabricated from 2000’ of barbed wire.

2Ravens_TinandBlubTwo Ravens Studio & Art Foundry
2502 Commerce St.
Mon – Fri 11 AM – 4 PM

Made In Metal
10/04/14 – 11/20/14
Featured artists Mary Coss, Saign Charlestein, and Travis Lee Conn. Also showcasing Nichole Rathburn, Ian Holman, and Justin Hahn of Two Ravens Studio & Art Foundry; Joe Michael of Fireworks Forge; Jeremy Gregory; and Josh Higgins of TACOMA TIN & BULB metal sign shop.

WSHM_BennettWashington State History Museum, Community Gallery
1911 Pacific Ave.
Tue – Sun 10 AM – 5 PM

Metal Exploration
09/10/14 – 10/31/14
Extensive exhibit of metal-based jewelry, accessories, sculptures, and 2-dimensional work by Judy Morgan, Nia Michaels, Kirk Lang, Amy Reeves, Allison Ullmer, Micki Lippe, Jennifer Bennett, Carolina Andersson, Jennifer Stenhouse, and Matthew Coté. Curated by the Tacoma Arts Commission.