Metal Museum, city sign lease for Rust Hall

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 01, 2022 12:02 PM CT | Published: May 31, 2022 5:45 PM CT
<strong>The National Ornamental Metal Museum will become the new tenant of the longtime home of Memphis College of Art in Overton Park. As part of a deal with the city of Memphis, the museum will raise $35 million in private donations to renovate Rust Hall.</strong> (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

The National Ornamental Metal Museum will become the new tenant of the longtime home of Memphis College of Art in Overton Park. As part of a deal with the city of Memphis, the museum will raise $35 million in private donations to renovate Rust Hall. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian file)

Terms of the 100-year lease include a $35 million renovation of the Overton Park landmark with money from private donors.

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