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A Photographic Tribute to Historic Sloss Furnaces – Opening Reception

Meet the Artist, Ken Boyd on Wednesday, July 20 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Sloss Visitor Center Author and Photographer 205-542-7152 kenboydphotography@yahoo.com kenboydphotography.com Ken Boyd has been a passionate, enthusiastic, and award-winning photographic artist, researcher and writer since the 1970s. His photographic work is often described as idealized, painterly and romanticized, and his approach to photography […]

Jr. Archaeology Day

Come out to the Sloss Furnaces Company Quarters Commissary (across the street from Sloss Furnaces and next to Back Forty) on Friday, July 21 from 1-5pm for a free archaeological event! There will be K-12 activities and all ages are welcome to come out and observe. This is a great opportunity for anyone who may […]

Block Fest 2K23

Come out to Sloss Furnaces on Saturday, August 5 for the 5th Annual Block Fest! It's the biggest car, bike, truck show, and food truck festival in Birmingham! Food+Fun+Music! The 5th Annual Blockfest returns Saturday August 5th with some of the hottest cars, bikes, and trucks on the East and West Coast. Featuring the best […]

Magic City Mimosa Festival

Located at the scenic Sloss Furnace Historical Landmark in Birmingham, Alabama, the festival offers an exciting opportunity to indulge in unlimited bottomless mimosas and other refreshing beverages, all while soaking up the sun and enjoying the company of friends and community. The festival welcomes all guests ages 21 and up for an afternoon filled with […]

The 3rd Annual MGB Culture & Community Fest

The Modern Green Book Foundation is excited to bring back to Birmingham, Alabama, our 3rd Annual MGB Culture & Community Fest! This festival will end the week-long celebration with vendors, live music. and activities for all ages! All net profit will benefit The Modern Green Book Road to success Small Black Business Grant! They are […]

Furnace Fest 2023

Furnace Fest is back for its third straight year bringing a massive line-up of bands for you to enjoy. Line-up is still being finalized, but so far Furnace Fest is pleased to announce the following bands: Hatebreed / Norma Jean / Walls of Jericho / Gideon Band / Vein.fm / With Blood Comes Cleansing / […]

FOOD+Fire, part of Birmingham Food & Culture Fest

Join us on Saturday, October 14 for FOOD+Fire, part of the Birmingham Food & Culture Fest! A walk-around tasting event at Sloss Furnaces celebrating the barbecue community, live-fire cooking, and Southern tailgate culture. The event will feature top regional and national pitmasters and acclaimed chefs putting an open-fire spin on signature bites and tailgate classics. […]

FOOD+Funk, part of Birmingham Food & Culture Fest

Join us on Sunday, October 15 for FOOD+Funk, part of Birmingham Food & Culture Fest! Biscuits, Brass and Bloodies: the key ingredients to Sundays in the South. Join us as we kick off the final day of the weekend, one last hurrah for the culinarily-curious. Whether your biscuits are topped with chicken, butter or jam, […]

Dia de los Muertos #21

Join Bare Hands, Inc. in celebrating life at Día de los Muertos Número 21 presented by Rubio Law Firm on Thursday, Nov. 2 and Friday, Nov. 3 from 4 to 10 p.m. at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark! Bare Hands, Inc.’s Día de los Muertos festival is one of the most intricate Day of the […]

Reed Hoffman Photo Workshop at Sloss

Reed Hoffman has been leading hands-on shooting workshops around the world for various clients since 2000. They’ve ranged from weekends in the U.S. to two-week adventures on the other side of the planet. Group sizes vary based on the trip, but his goals are always the same – to help you improve as a photographer, […]