Metal Museum confident it can raise $13M more for Rust Hall work

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 16, 2020 12:54 PM CT | Published: November 16, 2020 12:54 PM CT
<strong>Blacksmith Reed Peck-Kriss works on an ornate metal handrail inside the smithy at the Metal Museum on Sept. 12.&nbsp;The museum has operated for 41 years atop the river bluff at 374 Metal Museum Drive in the French Fort neighborhood.</strong> (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Blacksmith Reed Peck-Kriss works on an ornate metal handrail inside the smithy at the Metal Museum on Sept. 12. The museum has operated for 41 years atop the river bluff at 374 Metal Museum Drive in the French Fort neighborhood. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

Museum’s leadership expresses confidence it can a meet a proposed city deadline: Within two years, add $13 million to the $12 million it has already raised to make Overton Park its new, expanded headquarters. 

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Metal Museum Carissa Hussong Rust Hall Overton Park City Council
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Tom Bailey

Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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