RINGS! 1968 - 2021

Mar 27, 2022 - Jun 12, 2022

Metal Museum
374 Metal Museum Dr
Memphis, TN 38106
United States

Claus Bury Ring, 1970 Gold, Acrylic Promised Gift of Helen Williams Drutt Family Collection, Museum of Fine Arts,Houston


RINGS! 1968 - 2021

WHAT: RINGS! 1968 – 2021 showcases a remarkable collection of contemporary rings that reveal the wide-ranging creativity of artists working in this timeless jewelry form. These wearable art pieces examine the cultural, political, and personal meanings of the ring and reveal a wide variety of traditional metalsmithing techniques, experimental methods and materials, and contemporary processes.

WHEN: March 27 - June 12

WHO: Organized by Helen Drutt, this traveling exhibition features over 150 rings by international artists from Australia, Austria, England, Germany, India, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. 

WEBSITE: https://www.metalmuseum.org/rings

RECEPTION: An opening reception will be held from 3 - 5 p.m. Saturday, March 26, at the Metal Museum.