Upcoming Demonstrations



The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild has participated in, and hosted, demonstrations. Here are a select few past demonstrations:

Bruce McKay with torch and optivisors Bruce McKay: Ways of Holding, MBMAG Monthly Speaker Series, April 27, 2018 - Making jewelry requires holding onto things that are often funny shaped, too small, too hot, too delicate, and so on . Bruce’s talk is about ways to hold stuff while creating your jewelry. This includes holding items while soldering, creating assemblies of item to be held together while soldering such as clusters of heads, holding …
dragon fly brooch of fine silver with sapphires  Pat Evans Third Friday Speaker Series: Metal Clay Demo with Pat Evans - Have you been curious about metal clay? Do you think it’s just for hobists? Or have you never even heard of it? This product, a combination of recycled silver and organic binders, can be worked like clay and, when fired, is (depending on the variety) pure fine silver, sterling silver, copper, bronze or even steel. …
Maker Faire 2014 - Maker Faire is coming up soon! May 17 and 18, 2014 in San Mateo, two days of every kind of maker imaginable will be sharing, demonstrating, selling and in general celebrating the maker in all of us. From how to make homemade cheese to Rocket ships, makers will be there sharing their enthusiasm and joy …
MBMAG and SF MAG at Maker Faire 2013 Make-a-Bracelet Workshop – MBMAG and SF MAG at Maker Faire 2013 - MBMAG and Metal Arts Guild San Francisco are teaming up for Maker Faire, May 18 & 19, 2013 at the San Mateo County Events Center! MBMAG will be doing our Make-a-Bracelet workshop and will need volunteers to help teach the public how to make a simple copper stamped bracelet.
SC Museum of Art and History Experience Metal – August 18-19, 2012 - EXPERIENCE METAL at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, August 18th and 19th, 2012 The Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild (MBMAG), in collaboration with the Cabrillo College Seahawk Metal Arts Club (SMAC) is participating in a two-day celebration of all things metal at the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History on Saturday, …
Opportunity Knocks - MBMAG BoothSanta Cruz Civic Center, May 20, 2017 MBMAG has an opportunity to work a booth in Santa Cruz at the Civic Auditorium on May 20th. It would be a great chance for public outreach… Maybe get a few new members? We need volunteers to hang out for the day. We will set up a …