Membership in the Metal Arts Society of Southern California provides you with an online platform to create a professional profile. You can sign up for a user account to post a biography, photos, web links, and contact info. Member profiles can be viewed in the public online Directory. No private information you provide to MASSC will be made public without you posting it yourself.
We now publish our MASSC newsletter every two months in digital format. The newsletter provides interesting articles on events, workshops, bench tricks, and other areas of interest to Metalsmiths and Jewelers. Members may advertise their metal-related tools and products for free in our newsletter and metal-related workshops, events in our newsletter and online!
Members are given priority access and a discount toward our workshops in the field of metalworking and other related areas. Workshops are offered throughout the year on topics that are always changing. We've held workshops for Enameling, Chain Making, Mechanisms, Clasps, Repoussé, Fabrication, and countless others conducted by renowned artists from all over the country. To suggest a topic for a workshop or if you are interested in teaching one email our Vice President in charge of Programs, Ketarah Shaffer.
Our society also holds annual and intermittent Members Only events, exhibitions and contests. Events such as the Jewelry Challenge, the DTLA Jewelry District Tour and Juried Exhibitions generally have high demand and we reserve spaces only for our members.
Membership is accepted throughout the year. Annual dues (January 1-October) are only $50 for individuals, $75 for Family(2) and $30 for full/part time students.
Become part of a family of passionate workers who seek challenge and excellence in jewelry and metal arts.