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Local Metal Clay Groups

This page contains links to the websites of local metal clay groups around the world. Some of these meet occasionally for show and tell, general networking and sharing. Others meet on a regular basis and organise metal clay workshops and talks especially for their members. Some of the groups on this page have websites so there are links to them. If they don't have a website, there is contact information for the group.

If you run a metal clay group for your local community, let us know using the contact page.

UK

Art Clay World UK

New website for the updated Art Clay Guild in the UK. This doesn't have much information at the moment, just some FAQ's about how the certification is changing in the UK. They also have a Facebook page here.

North of England Chapter of the PMC Guild International aka 'Metal Clay Enthusiasts'

USA

Art Clay Society - Colorado Chapter

Contact person is Jen Lowe or Katie Baum at the Art Clay Society

Art Clay Society - New England - Nashua, NH

Contact this chapter at this address:

c/o Art Clay Studio,llc
99 factory St. Ext.
Nashua, NH 03060
USA
Contact: Carol A. Babineau - cell 603-560-5402

Art Clay Society of Orange County - Brea, CA

Meetings are held at Brea Bead Works. This is local society for education of the use of metal clay. Please use Cindy Pankopf as the contact for that group.

Art Clay Society Tucson Chapter - Tucson, AZ

This chapter meets bi-monthly and the co-ordinator is Lyle Rayfield. Contact Lyle through her website for more information.

Art Jewelers Guild of Grand Junction, CO

An association made up of skilled professional, semi-professional and student artisans joined together for learning, sharing and challenging ourselves regarding our creative interests and abilities.

Metalclay Artisan Group in Connecticut

Otherwise known as MAGIC had it's inaugural meeting on Sunday, January 15, 2012. It was an exciting meeting and they are looking forward to building a strong and vibrant organization promoting metal clay in CT and Southern New England. Email Lis-el Crowley for more details. Visit their Facebook page here.

Metal Clay Guild for the Greater Boston Area

The meetings will be the last Sunday of each month at Metalwerx in Waltham, MA from 7pm - 9pm. 

The Greater Boston Metal Clay Chapter is a group of metal clay artisans of all skill levels gathering monthly in the creative environment of Metalwerx's studio to share new techniques, discuss metal clay products, share ideas, and most importantly have some fun!  We will be meeting monthly at Metalwerx in Waltham, MA.  During chapter meetings a new technique will be demonstrated, we will share new ideas and tips, and discuss current projects.  We will also discuss a challenge piece to work on for the next month's meeting.  We will also discuss possibilities of selling our jewelry as a group at the South End Open Market in 2010 and other local markets.  Bring your suggestions!!!!

Miami Metal Clay Artists

Miami Metal Clay Artists is a dual local chapter of Art Clay Society and PMC Guild. MMCA meetings are open to any metal clay artist who is interested in sharing their knowledge with others and learning from other artists in return.

PMC Guild - Atlanta Chapter

The Atlanta Chapter of the PMC Guild invites anyone in the Atlanta area interested in metal clay to join. We are like-minded artisans of all skill levels that like to share knowledge and inspire each others creative spirits about metal clay. We have demos, workshops, and just get together and have fun.

PMC Guild - Cape Fear Metal Clay Artists - Fayetteville, NC

Contact this group at P.O. Box 58374, Fayetteville, NC 28305

PMC Guild - Florida Sun Coast (Sarasota and Bradenton)

Meeting Place: Reinemeyer Studio, 2550 26th St.West, Bradenton FL
When: 3rd Sundays, each month, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Dues: $25/yr

PMC Guild - Kansas City Chapter - Asheville, Weaverville, NC

Contact this chapter of the PMC Guild, PO Box 1851, Weaverville, NC 28787

PMC Guild - Los Angeles, CA Chapter

NewMetal Artists meets on the second Sunday of each month at San Gabriel Bead Company in Arcadia from 1:00 to 3:00 in the afternoon. For more information on this group e-mail Chris Brooks.

PMC Guild - Louisiana Chapter, L'esprit du Metal

Meetings are held every other month around the state of Louisiana.  For more information, please contact: Louisiana Chapter of the PMC Guild, L'esprit du Metal

PMC Guild - San Diego Chapter

Meetings are held third Thursday of the month 6:30- 8PM at the Sha-Sha a Bead Spa 11689 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite C, San Diego, CA 92121

Email: Contact Louise Shadonix

PMC Guild - San Francisco Bay Area

This group meets every month on the 2nd Sunday from 1-4 p.m. with the meeting location alternating between the South Bay and Peninsula, and the East /North Bay.

Southern Arizona Alchemists PMC Guild - Tucson, AZ

We are the local chapter of the PMC Guild of Tucson, AZ- The Southern Arizona Alchemist. Our Guild includes metal clay artisans of all skill levels and we strive to encourage and educate our members and the general public. We welcome everyone interested in  metal clay to our monthly meetings to learn about this magical material.

South West Florida PMC Group

This group is for anybody in South Florida who is interested in Precious Metal Clay, art clay and related topics (fused glass, beading, etc.). This Yahoo! group is free to join.

International

Metal Clay Europe Facebook Group

This open group on Facebook is about everything happening in metal clay across Europe.

Facebook - Metal Clay Friends

Open Facebook group to share metal clay images, your work and ask questions. You must be a member of Facebook to join.

Facebook - Metal Clay SILies

Open Facebook group set up by Wanaree Tanner to support people using the Silhouette CAMEO cutting machine with metal clay. You must be a member of Facebook to join.