Welcoming all Midwest metal artists, jewelers, makers or those interested in all forms of metal arts. Through workshops, social gatherings, scholarships and other enrichment opportunities, we are able to encourage artistic development, raise awareness and promote metalsmithing throughout the Midwest region.

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Welcoming New Members

Tara Hoppe

Theresa Penger

Midwest  Metalsmiths embrace many aspects of metalwork: enameling, jewelry, sculpture, blacksmithing, and vessels as well as educators, and gallery owners. Visit the individual member's page to acquaint yourself with the depth of talent and the broad use of metalsmithing skills.  Meet Our Artists

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Up Coming
Scheduled Meetings?

We are sad to announce the cancellation of

Midwest Metalsmiths Art Show

October 16 & 17, 2020

Congregational Church Webster Groves

Artist have been refunded their booth fees.

Please visit our Gallery Page to view our 

member's work. Many of our members have

lost all of their shows and therefore their 

income for 2020. If you need a gift or something

special for yourself our artists will be glad to

hear from you and help you.

Midwest Metalsmith members would

appreciate your support.

All 2020 Workshops have been cancelled.

The Barbara Minor Workshop has been rescheduled  to March 4, 5, 6, & 7, 2021. If anyone signed up for this workshop would like a refund, please contact Wendy Walsh. The remainder of the scheduled workshops have been cancelled. We are in talks with those instructors for dates in 2021.

Up Coming
Scheduled Meetings?

Zoom Studio Tour hosted by 

Lee Richards

October 7, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

    Lee Richards is welcoming all MM members into her home studio. She will be showing us  what her work flow is like, the equipment she uses and how she stores her supplies. Mark you calendar and join us. The Zoom invite will be sent out prior to  the 7th and we are planning on adding her tour to our library on Youtube. 

August

Studio Tour  with Kelly Miller.

Learn about Zoom

1. Go to Zoom.us and sign up.

2. Learn how to join a zoom meeting, YouTube Zoom Video.

3. Join all your MM friends on July 8th at 5:30 p.m.

We are sad to announce the cancellation of

Midwest Metalsmiths Art Show

October 16 & 17, 2020

Congregational Church Webster Groves

Artist have been refunded their booth fees.

Please visit our Gallery Page to view our 

member's work. Many of our members have

lost all of their shows and therefore their 

income for 2020. If you need a gift or something

special for yourself our artists will be glad to

hear from you and help you.

Midwest Metalsmith members would

appreciate your support.

All 2020 Workshops have been cancelled.

The Barbara Minor Workshop has been rescheduled  to March 4, 5, 6, & 7, 2021. The remainder of the scheduled workshops have been cancelled. We are in talks with those instructors for dates in 2021.

No physical meetings scheduled at this time.

Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic  we have no meetings scheduled throughout 2020. We hold a majority of our meetings at Maryville University. Because Maryville University is allowing students and facaulty only on campus, they are not scheduling any events (ours or anyone's meetings). We are looking at having a "get together" as soon as we are able and restaurant type facilities are up and running. Right now Zoom is our friend and we have gone virtual. Until we can stand next to each other, stay distant, stay well, and we will be communicating any changes for gatherings as we are able. Keep creating metalworks!

2020 Workshops

Cancelled or Moved

Four to six workshops featuring local and nationally known artists are offered throughout the year. Visiting artists share their expertise as well as amazing tips and techniques with our members.

 

Check out the work of our 2020 recipients NOW! 

  • Annually, scholarships are awarded to three outstanding metals students at Midwest Universities.

  • Midwest Metalsmiths annually contributes to the Craft Alliance youth program.

  • Fran Siegel Memorial Scholarship   Awarded to one Midwest Metalsmiths member to take a class at William Holland School of Lapidary Arts

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C O N T A C T U S

Feel free to contact us with any comment, questions, or news you may want to share. One of our members monitors our email daily.

J O I N U S

We are always interested in welcoming new members. Learn with us, share what you know, and participate in our energetic metals community.

H E L P   S U P P O R T  U S

You can help support Midwest Metalsmiths efforts to offer scholarships in our community by buying a logo item,  joining our script program, giving a percentage when on Amazon or by making a donation

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Forming A Sterling Silver Cuff

Sterling Silver cuff being formed by hammering the shape on a steel stack.