Lectures and Featured Speakers

Upcoming Lectures and Featured Speakers by visiting artists and Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild artists



Past lectures and featured speaker events with visiting artists and artist members of the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild

Capturing the Ultimate Found Object: What do you do with a Dinosaur? - November Speaker Series: Bob BoscarelliFriday Night Nov 9, 2018 7-9 pmCreator Haven41B Hangar Way, Watsonville Bob will talk about finding the most complete Stegosaurus ever found and her epic journey to the London Natural History Museum. Take a peek into the fascinating world of paleontology!Free and open to the public. Light snacks will be provided. …
Lapidary Techniques: Demo, How to Start, and Stone Sale - November Speaker Series: Dave Duncan Lapidary Demo and Stone SaleFriday Night Nov 15, 2019 7-9 pmCreator Haven41B Hangar Way, Watsonville Dave Duncan is a long-time member of the Santa Cruz Mineral and Gem Society. He can often be found at their lapidary shop on Saturday mornings, making unique cabochons and helping newcomers to lapidary learn …
PHOTOGRAPHY FOR METAL ART FEAT. GEORGE POST - Photography for Metal Arts seminar with professional Craft Photographer George Post Live online via Zoom The first session of our new series will cover best known practices for metal art photography presented by professional craft photographer George Post Free to members Click here to join MBMAG Date: Sunday, June 13, 2021Time: 2:00 pm PSTFree to …
Lightbulb in the dawn light being held in a hand INVITATION TO AN INSPIRING WORKSHOP - Free Inspiration Workshop May 29, 2021 at 2pm PST MEMBERS: Join us for a free live online workshop (via Zoom) We could all use a little inspiration, especially after the year we have all had. In this lead up to the Pajaro Valley Art Council exhibit “Reflections” we have assembled a wonderful panel of artists …
MBMAG Winter Party 2012! - Sunday January 11, 2012 we held our annual MBMAG Winter Party at the Haute Enchilada restaurant in Moss Landing, CA. Guest speaker Emiko Oye gave us an inspiring talk on her work and creative process. We enjoyed seeing so many faces of our metal arts community.
gray round instagram icon with white logo Zoom Video of “Using Instagram to Sell Your Art with Nicole Ringgold” - The video of this Zoom meeting on July 27, 2020, is now available. This video is available for members only. The video can be accessed here.
Nicole Ringold collage of instagram photos of her nature inspired jewelry Using Instagram to Sell Your Art with Nicole Ringgold, July 27, 2020 - FREE to MBMAG Members Monday July 27, 2020 at 4 pm via Zoom Preregistration required.Space limited to 99 participants.  MBMAG members can see the video of this presentation here Register Now! Join MBMAG or Renew Your Membership Last week’s fantastic presentation on Social Media for Artists was a great introduction to the world of selling …
calipers, pliers, graver and hammer surround the Speaker Series announcement for the Monterey Bay Metal Arts Guild MBMAG December Speakers - Angela Gleason and Lynn Guenther Hammering Away-Art, Education, and EnvironmentDecember 11, 2019, 6:30 p.m.Cabrillo College Jewelry Room VAPA 3001 Presenters Angela Gleason and Lynn Guenther will talk about their work and how  they make meaningful lives with their creative practice. Angela will talk about her work and her SCRAP (Santa Cruz Recycled Art Program) exhibit, opening …
MBMAG September Speaker: Sky Paxton–All About Agates, Sept. 21, 7-9, Moss Landing - Lapidary and jeweler Sky Paxton will share his love and knowledge of agates with us on Friday, Sept. 21, 7-9 pm at the Moss Landing Harbor Master’s Office. Sky will share slides with examples of various types of agates, locations where they are found and some factors that affect prices. He’ll also give us some …