Gallery Talk and Demonstration: The Art of Forging Iron with Adam’s Forge
Located in the Glassell Park, non-profit organization Adam’s Forge offers courses and community events to preserve and advance the craft of blacksmithing. This talk considers Striking Iron from the vantage point of the blacksmith artists of Adam’s Forge as they discuss the technical details and artistic expression of selected works on view. Following their talk, they will present a live forging demonstration on-site at the Museum.
Parking available in UCLA Lot 4, 398 Westwood Plaza, directly off Sunset Blvd | $12/day
Rideshare drop-off 305 Royce Drive.
About the Exhibition
Striking Iron is a major international traveling exhibition that reveals the history of invention and technical sophistication that led African blacksmiths to transform one of Earth’s most basic natural resources into objects of life-changing utility, empowerment, and astonishing artistry.