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November 2020

Sloss Metal Arts Workshop Weekend

November 13, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - November 15, 2020 @ 4:00 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! Student discounts are available with a student ID. Visit www.slossmetalarts.com for more information.

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Dusk to Dark: Photography Workshop at Sloss

November 21, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$200

Immerse yourself in the nation’s only 20th century industrial museum, located in Birmingham, Alabama, with your camera and your imagination during the Dusk to Dark Photography Workshop at Sloss. 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 opportunity for photographers. This workshop is taught by Meg McKinney, a professional photojournalist. Required: Participants are required…

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Sloss Metal Arts Bowl-O-Rama Event – CANCELLED

November 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$45

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.

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February 2021

Historic Night Tour

February 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

Join us for a Historic Night Tour of Sloss Furnaces on Friday, February 12. The tour will begin at 7:30pm and last about 2 hours. The first 20-30 minutes will be spent hearing from our curator about the historical reasons why people believe Sloss is haunted. Then we will take an hour and a half tour of the site where you will learn about how the furnaces worked as well as deaths that are known to have occurred there. We…

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March 2021

Historic Night Tour – SOLD OUT

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

Join us for a Historic Night Tour of Sloss Furnaces on Saturday, March 6. The tour will begin at 7:30pm and last about 2 hours. The first 20-30 minutes will be spent hearing from our curator about the historical reasons why people believe Sloss is haunted. Then we will take an hour and a half tour of the site where you will learn about how the furnaces worked as well as deaths that are known to have occurred there. We…

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May 2021

Sloss Metal Arts Workshop Weekend

May 21 @ 6:00 pm - May 23 @ 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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Photography Workshop with Meg McKinney: Early Morning Light and Metals

May 29 @ 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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June 2021

14th Annual Magic City Brewfest

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sloss Furnaces is proud to host the 14th Annual Magic City Brewfest on June 12, 2021. Created to support Free the Hops, an all-volunteer and nonprofit craft beer consumer advocacy group in Alabama, the Magic City Brewfest is a great opportunity to taste craft beer and learn about the wide world of beer. For more information on this event, or to purchase tickets, please visit their website at magiccitybrewfest.com.

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Birmingham Margarita and Taco Festival presented by Bare Hands, Inc.

June 26 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Bare Hands, Inc. (501c3), is excited to announce that for 2021 their Taco Fest is growing up and becoming Birmingham's Margarita and Taco Festival. They will still have Birmingham's most delicious taco vendors competing for the coveted Best Taco Awards, but also some of Birmingham's most talented mixologist will be shaking it up to win the award of Birmingham's Best Margarita! For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit their website at barehandsinc.org.

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July 2021

The Pop-Up Mixer hosted by AWS Events

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Birmingham and surrounding areas! Join us on Saturday, July 17th for one of the largest Popup Networking Mixers hosted by AWS Events at Sloss Furnace! Support your local small businesses and shop for all products ranging from delicious food to fashion, home goods and entertainment. If you would like to be a vendor, please contact Aleta today at Aleta@AWSEventPlanning.com to learn more! *Please note that this event is not managed/run by Sloss Furnaces, so all questions or concerns need to…

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