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Molten and Mysterious with Sloss Metal Arts

We are excited to have our second annual Molten and Mysterious event this October 29, 2021 from 6:00-10:00pm. Participants will 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 by creating a […]


Sloss Metal Arts Workshop Weekend

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 […]

Iron Bowl-O-Rama with Sloss Metal Arts

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 […]


Sloss Metal Arts Annual Holiday Pour

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 […]

Photography Workshop with Meg McKinney: Dusk to Dark

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, […]


Historic Night Tour

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 […]


Magic City Art Connection

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 […]

Girls on the Run BHAM 5K Tutu Run 2022

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 […]

Dance Gavin Dance Concert

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 […]

Taco Fest 2022

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 […]