Exhibition: The #150mm challenge

The #150mmchallenge Exhibition

January 2021 - May 2022

Curated and Produced by Delyth Done, Project Concept Ambrose Burne,

Hereford College of Arts, UK. 

Toured in the USA by ABANA – Artist- Blacksmith’s Association of North America.

ABANA is pleased to sponsor the #150mmchallenge which connects an international community of blacksmiths, revealing a rich diversity of practice and discourse.

The #150mmchallenge is a celebration of process, material, creativity and ingenuity in forged metal that began with a student project in the UK. The exhibition displays a curated collection of 150 metal objects, selected from over 400 pieces created by amateur and professional blacksmiths from around the world.  

Touring Schedule

January 2021 - May 2022

Jan 8 – Mar 12, 2021:  Appalachian Center for Craft – Smithville, Tennessee.

Mar 27 – Jul 3, 2021:  Metal Museum – Memphis, Tennessee.

Aug 1 – Oct 16, 2021:  Heritage Discovery Center – Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Sponsored by the Johnstown Area Heritage Association.

Nov 1, 2021 – Jan 31, 2022:  South Dakota School of Mines, APEX GalleryRapid City, South Dakota.   

Feb – Apr 2022:  American College of Building Arts – Charleston, South Carolina. 

May 11-14, 2022:  4-day 2022 ABANA Conference – Texas Motor Speedway, Ft. Worth, Texas.

May 2022:  The exhibit returns to the UK. 

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