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July 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am - August 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

RETROSPECTIVE, Portland’s Metals Collective Through the Years

Artists at Work Gallery, First Floor, Porteous
Opening Party: July 7th, 5:00pm–8:00pm
On view: July 7—August 20, 2017

The Metals Collective was founded by Maine College of Art & Design Alumni in 2010, and now after 7 years includes more than 25 participating members who to date have put on more than a dozen group shows at local venues, with themes ranging from poison rings to absinthe spoons, pickle forks to tussie mussies. This RETROSPECTIVE will give the public the unique opportunity to revisit these group shows and to see the evolutionary work of 7 individual members, including many pieces available for purchase. Come see what our passionate community of metalsmiths has been up to!

Featured Artists: Ann Thompson, Cat Bates, Emily Percival, Maria Wolff, Mary Forst, Naomi McNeill & Shelby Goldsmith
Viewing Hours: ​​Wednesdays & Thursdays, 11:00am-6:00pm, Fridays & Saturdays, 11:00am-7:00pm, Sundays: 12:00pm–5:00pm

A selection of works from Piercing the Pickle, 2015, The Bearded Lady's Jewel Box.
(Left to Right) Emily Percival, Pickle Fork, Sterling Silver. Maria Wolff, Left Handed Relish Spoon, Sterling Silver. Nicholas Downing, Pickle Fork, Steel.


July 7, 2017 @ 11:00 am
August 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
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522 Congress St.
Portland, Maine, 04101 United States
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