Benefits of Membership

The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild (MBMAG) is a diverse guild of artists, collectors, professional art educators, practitioners, gallerists, advocates, and new enthusiasts of metalsmithing. We welcome all people at all levels of experience and appreciation for making art in metal. We are based in the picturesque Monterey Bay area of California. Our members live in many diverse locations in California and around the country. Everyone is welcome to join from wherever you live. We are a 501(c)(3) public benefit organization recognized by the IRS and the state of California.


Early notification of exhibitions, lectures, events and workshops hosted MBMAG Guest artist and member lectures are free for members!

Discounts on workshops and events hosted by MBMAG

10% Discount on all classes at Silvera Jewelry School through the end of 2024. Find the discount on the Member Resources page.

5% Discount at Otto Frei. Find the discount on the Member Resources page.

25% Discount off a 1-year membership to the Society of North American Goldsmiths (SNAG). The code works for membership at any level except organization & corporate. Find the discount on the Member Resources page.

Participate in the guild’s all-member, non-juried, and curated exhibits at local galleries and museums

We may share your Member News on this website! Learn how

We help promote our members’ art on Instagram and Facebook; tag us when you post

Members private email list for free postings of tools for sale or giveaway

Networking and socializing opportunities

Free access to the full online video library of jewelry photography and social media how-to sessions

Your own Member Gallery on the website which you curate and control

Advertise for free your upcoming metal arts related workshops, events, open-studio, or sale via our google group mailing list

Members click here to access your benefits