Santa Fe blacksmith Tom Joyce, whose ironwork is in 25 public collections and who lectures on the arts of African blacksmiths, will give a talk, "A Life of Iron," at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at the Arkansas Arts Center.
Joyce's talk is in conjunction with the exhibition "Cast, Cut, Forged and Crushed: Selections in Metal from the John and Robyn Horn Collection," on view through Jan. 15 in the Jeanette Rockefeller Gallery. The show includes the work by more than two dozen metal artists, including Joyce, Elizabeth Brim, Hoss Hayley, Albert Paley, Rick Smith and others.
If you're a member, the lecture is free; if not, it's $5. Call 372-4000 to reserve a seat. A reception will be held before the talk at 6 p.m.