Welcome the 2024 MBMAG Board

a list of all the board members who were voted in for 2024. Patricia Evans as president, Josh Stender as VP, Fereshteh Fatemi as Treasurer┬┐Dorien Green as Membership Chair, Penny Waller as board secretary, Toni Danzig as Exhibition Chair, Lynne Todaro as Social Media Chair and 8 other members as Members at Large
a list of all the board members who were voted in for 2024. Patricia Evans as president, Josh Stender as VP, Fereshteh Fatemi as Treasurer┬┐Dorien Green as Membership Chair, Penny Waller as board secretary, Toni Danzig as Exhibition Chair, Lynne Todaro as Social Media Chair and 8 other members as Members at Large

Thank you to all members who voted. We are welcoming one new board member and other members have transitioned to new roles. The 2024 build board looks forward to the coming year, our first full year as a 501(c)3 non-profit! MBMAG qualified to transition from our 501(c)4 non-profit status, retroactive to May 10, 2023.

End of Year Membership Discount

details in text about how to obtain a membership from Oct 1st 2023 through Dec 31st 2024. The background is a light yellow, the words "EXTEND Your Membership! are in orange. All the text surrounds a detailed outline of opened up needle nose pliers

15 months for the price of 12!

Join or renew anytime after Oct 1st through Dec 31st and your membership extends all the way through to the end of the following year!

Immediately after joining or renewing, you are welcome to sign up for any of the upcoming workshops or exhibits sponsored by the guild.

View our current member benefits, and watch your email for announcements of more member benefits. Join the email list by entering your name and email list at the bottom of the web page.


Former guild members can take advantage of this 15 months for the price of 12 discount by using the email address associated with your past guild membership.

Benefits of being an MBMAG member

MBMAG members listen to a visiting artist lecture

The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild (MBMAG) is a diverse guild comprised 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 and our members live in many diverse locations. Everyone is welcome to join from wherever you live.

Benefits Include:

Early notification of exhibitions, lectures, events and workshops hosted by MBMAG

Guest artist and member lectures are free for members!

Discounts on workshops and events hosted by MBMAG

Invites to participate in the guild’s all-member, juried, and curated exhibits at local galleries and museums

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

Member design challenges

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

A photo of your art in the Member Gallery on the mbmag.org website

Advertise for free your upcoming metal arts related workshops, events, open-studio, or sale on mbmag.org