An inspiring, creative space for jewelry making and metalsmithing

Tacoma Metal Arts Center


Tacoma Metal Arts Center


Tacoma Metal Arts Center


Tacoma Metal Arts Center is a school for jewelry making and metalsmithing. We offer classes, private lessons and studio rental. Whether you are just beginning or have experience, you can design and create unique jewelry and decorative objects.

Our retail gallery has hand-made jewelry created by the instructors and students. Whether your shopping for a gift or in need of a little inspiration, come visit us and have a look around. We also sell metalsmithing tools and supplies such as: hammers, torches, flex-shaft machines, pliers, jewelers saws, fire brick, files, burs, silver sheet, bezel wire, paste flux, and more.

Studio/Gallery Hours
Mon - Tues: Closed
Weds - Thur: 12 pm - 7 pm
Fri: 10 am - 6 pm
Sat - Sun: Open for Classes

Dec. 24, Christmas Eve 11 am - 4 pm
Dec. 25, Christmas: Closed
Dec. 26, Closed
Dec. 31, 11 am - 4 pm
Jan. 1, Closed


News and Events


The gift giving season is upon us!

TMAC has plenty of options for the metal artist or jewelry lover on your list! During the entire month of December we are having special DIY Gift Making Classes. Come in and make something unique for that special someone on your list. OR, give a class as a gift!

Or visit the shop for a unique selection of contemporary jewelry and metal work, all made by local artists!. Everything in the gift shop is hand made locally and prices start at just $15!

Still not sure? No problem, we have gift certificates available in any amount. Buy online, give us a call or stop by the shop today!

Sold in $25 increments, adjust quantity in shopping cart to customize your Gift Certificate amount: