Collections + Campus

Special Collections

Detroit Gallery of Metals permanent collection represents more than 500 cultural historical artifacts and relics, spanning as early as 15th BC. In addition to curated traveling exhibitions, we are currently in the planning stages of digitizing the collection for exploration and presentation online.


  • Benin Bronze and African Sculpture Collection

  • Ornamental Architectural Metalwork Collection

  • Historic Detroit Metal Arts Collection

  • Industrial Metal Arts Collection

  • Architectural Metal Arts Collection

  • Upcycled Metal Collection- Future of Metal Arts