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November 2021

Sloss Metal Arts Workshop Weekend

November 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - November 14, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Sloss Metal Arts offers a series of monthly workshops that introduce the basics of casting, blacksmithing, and welding. Intermediate and Open Studio workshops are available for more advanced students. Come get your hands dirty with the SMA Crew and learn something new! Casting: Friday, 6:00-9:00pm; Saturday/Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm Blacksmithing/Welding: Saturday/Sunday, 10:00am-5:00pm Student discounts are available with a student ID. Visit www.slossmetalarts.com for more information or to purchase tickets.

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Iron Bowl-O-Rama with Sloss Metal Arts

November 26, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$45

Celebrate the Iron Bowl by making an iron bowl! Bring some friends and beverages (adult included!) and join the Sloss metal arts staff for a night of cast iron creative fun! It’s like sips and strokes on steroids! The Sloss artists will help you create your own cast iron bowl (doodle bowl). The bowl mold and tools are provided. Visit www.slossmetalarts.com for more information or to purchase tickets.

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December 2021

Sloss Metal Arts Annual Holiday Pour

December 11, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come check out the foundry, learn a little about making iron, and design your very own cast iron art at the Sloss Metal Arts Annual Holiday Pour! The event is free and open to the public. Scratch blocks are $15 each and bowl molds are only $45. Their holiday market will showcase original work from our metal artists--perfect for stocking stuffers!

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Photography Workshop with Meg McKinney: Dusk to Dark

December 11, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$250

Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, founded in 1880, holds a unique place in America’s history, as a Southern constructed, blast furnace in a newly-created city. Immerse yourself in the nation’s only 20th century industrial museum, located in Birmingham, Alabama, with your camera and your imagination. Walk among the steel behemoths and work yards, now silent, and photograph a world that was actively producing 25% of our nation’s iron, a century ago. Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is offering a unique…

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January 2022

Historic Night Tour

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$25

Join us for a Historic Night Tour of Sloss Furnaces on Saturday, January 29. We will be offering two tour options: one at 7:00pm and one at 8:00pm. The tour lasts about 2 hours. Take a  tour of Sloss Furnaces at night with the lights turned off. On the tour you will learn about how the furnaces worked as well as deaths that are known to have occurred there. We will also be leading the group to two places not…

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April 2022

Magic City Art Connection

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - April 24 @ 5:00 pm

We look forward to you joining us in Birmingham, Alabama for the 39th Magic City Art Connection April 22-24 at Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark. Birmingham’s largest city center outdoor arts festival comes alive each spring with its blast of fresh artistic talent, sights, sounds, tastes, and aromas. The festival spotlights juried, fine artists from around the country alongside Corks & Chefs: A Taste of Birmingham, Imagination Festival art workshops for kids, performances on stage, special installations & exhibitions, a…

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Girls on the Run BHAM 5K Tutu Run 2022

April 30 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Girls on the Run are thrilled to celebrate their 10th Anniversary with their annual Girls on the Run Birmingham 5K Tutu Run! The event will be held on Saturday, April 30 at 8:30am. The course begins and ends at Sloss Furnaces (by the viaducts) in downtown Birmingham. This event is not competitive. While you can check your times, no winners will be announced nor will awards be given. This event is open to the public and we encourage all in…

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May 2022

Dance Gavin Dance Concert

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Come out to Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark on Friday, May 20 to see Dance Gavin Dance in concert. This concert is run and managed by Zero Mile and Code-R Productions--for any questions or concerns, please reach out to them. Sloss Furnaces will not be able to answer any questions or field any concerns about this event. Dance Gavin Dance fully indulges the extremes of creativity. They mine the outer reaches of the rock music landscape with thrilling abandon. Their ambitious…

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Taco Fest 2022

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bare Hands, Inc. presents Birmingham Taco Fest. The event will take place Saturday, May 21st from 1:00pm. to 6:00pm at Sloss Furnaces. Taco Fest features Birmingham’s Top Taco Vendors and Food Trucks, music, children’s activities and local art vendors. Attendees can also vote for the Best Taco and pair their taco selection with delicious locally crafted beverages. Don’t miss the fun on Saturday, May 21 at Sloss Furnaces from 1pm - 6pm. For more information or for tickets, please visit…

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Photography Workshop with Meg McKinney: Early Morning Light and Metals

May 28 @ 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
$250

Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark, founded in 1880, holds a unique place in America’s history, as a Southern constructed, blast furnace in a newly-created city. Immerse yourself in the nation’s only 20th century industrial museum, located in Birmingham, Alabama, with your camera and your imagination. Walk among the steel behemoths and work yards, now silent, and photograph a world that was actively producing 25% of our nation’s iron, a century ago. Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is offering a unique…

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