At The Forge: Blacksmithing in Sonoma County

May 14 - June 26, 2022

Blacksmithing is alive in Sonoma County. Visit the Museum of Sonoma County to see the creativity of modern day Blacksmiths as they present a variety of works forged by dedicated group of artists and crafts people. Included will be functional, sculptural, abstract, architectural, whimsical, ornate, and simple forged items made of metal. Whitesmiths, Yellowsmiths, and Redsmiths - names based on the metals that they specialize in-may be featured as well. Come and find out.


The exhibition will also include a selection of artifacts and stories of Sonoma County blacksmiths of the past- describing the important role played by 'smithies of days gone by.


This exhibition is generously sponsored by

Jon Sarriugarte, California Blacksmith Association, The Blacksmith Shop, Ferndale, Jonathan & Kelly Au and Family,
Mark Aspery School of Blacksmithing, Aerena Galleries and Gardens, Iron Ox Brewing Company, Robert & Margie Dusell Foundation, Steven & Joyce Mortensen, Paul Boulay, Campana Ranch Winery and Smithery, Tracy Rizo and Family, Karen Murad of K.Murad Jewlery.

Museum of Sonoma County
475 Seventh Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
(707) 579-1500

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The mission of the Museum of Sonoma County is to engage and inspire our diverse community with art and history exhibitions, collections, and public programs that are inclusive, educational, and relevant.