An inspiring, creative space for jewelry making and metalsmithing

Tacoma Metal Arts Center


Tacoma Metal Arts Center


Tacoma Metal Arts Center


Tacoma Metal Arts Center is a school for jewelry making and metalsmithing. We offer classes, private lessons and studio rental. Whether you are just beginning or have experience, you can design and create unique jewelry and decorative objects.

Our retail gallery has hand-made jewelry created by the instructors and students. Whether your shopping for a gift or in need of a little inspiration, come visit us and have a look around. We also sell metalsmithing tools and supplies such as: hammers, torches, flex-shaft machines, pliers, jewelers saws, fire brick, files, burs, silver sheet, bezel wire, paste flux, and more.

Studio/Gallery Hours
Mon - Tues: Closed
Weds - Thur: 12 pm - 7 pm
Fri: 10 am - 6 pm
Sat - Sun: Open for Classes




News and Events


Impractical Magic

Impractical Magic:

Contemporary Jewelry and Metal Arts.
Celebrating Metal-Urge at the Tacoma Metal Arts Center Gallery

Opening Reception:October 17, 2014, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gallery Show: October 1, 2014 - November 13, 2014

artists: Carolyn Buss, Alexandra Chaney, Aran Galligan, Monica Gonzalez, Catherine Grisez, Everett Hoffman, Lynne Hull, Winona Johnson, Barbara Knuth, Keith Lewis, Checha Sokolovic, Danka Teng.


A city-wide event celebrating the metal arts in Tacoma
October 1 - November 30, 2014

Hand Stamped CharmsTacoma Metal Arts Center will be participating at the Metal-Urge Free Community Festival. October 19, 2014, 12 pm - 3 pm Tollefson Plaza, S. 17th & Pacific Ave. Try your hand at making a textured metal charm among many other activities at this fun filled festival. Free!

Amy Reeves, owner, artist, instructor at Tacoma Metal Arts Center will have her work exhibited at American Art Company and Washington State History Museum for Metal-Urge.

Many of our instructors will have their work displayed in exhibits as part of Metal-Urge.