TACOMA ART GALLERIES
Art gallery guide for Tacoma, Washington. The Tacoma art galleries in this guide represent a wide variety of artworks ranging from
contemporary art to traditional fine art, glass art, prints, paintings, sculpture, fine art photography and other types of visual art.
If you're interested in collecting art, or just enjoy looking at fine art, or looking for a gift, visit these art galleries in Tacoma.
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Upcoming Art Events
1) Tacoma Art Month opening party: Thursday, September 29th, 6–9pm, Asia Pacific Cultural Center,
4851 South Tacoma Way, Free and open to the public, No RSVP required.
2) Tacoma Art Month - TACOMA STUDIO TOUR, October 15th 16th, 2016, 11am – 5pm, Free!
Visit website for additional details and map.
3) Third Thursday Art Walk Tacoma, every month galleries and art museums stay open late and usually have special events,
like artist receptions and opening previews, the next Art Walks will be October 20 and November 17, 2016. Museums are free
late afternoon and evening.
Tacoma Arts Month
Tacoma Arts Month is dedicated to showing off the very best of the art community in Tacoma. October is brimming with hundreds of arts and culture events,
exhibits, and workshops for all ages. There is something for everyone to enjoy: music, dance and theater performances; hands-on experiences;
visual art exhibits; literary readings; lectures; workshops; film screenings and cultural events. Tacoma Art Month opening party: Thursday,
September 29th, 6–9pm, Asia Pacific Cultural Center, 4851 South Tacoma Way, Free and open to the public, No RSVP required. TACOMA STUDIO TOUR,
October 15th & 16th, 2016, 11am – 5pm, Free! Visit website for additional details and map.
Tacoma Arts Month
Tacoma Gallery Guide
American Art Company
Art from around the world. The American Art Company mixes contemporary works of art on paper (etchings, silk-screens, and
collage) with paintings, sculpture, art quilts, contemporary expressions in wood, and baskets. The artists we represent are from Japan, Europe, and the
United States. Hours Tuesday - Friday: 10-5:30 pm, Saturdays: 10-5 pm. Location: 1126 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma, WA 98402, telephone: 253 272-4327.
Is a tour of art exhibits in Tacoma on the Third Thursday of every month. ART BUS as a fun way to help people see a cross section
of what Tacoma's art scene has to offer. Typically there are 6 to 8 art exhibits on each tour. ART BUS fosters a sense of community,
spotlights our arts scene and literally shows people where to find the hidden gems. Tickets online via Brown Paper tickets or in person
curbside where the big yellow school bus waits in front of Tacoma Art Museum starting at 5:30 pm on the night of the tour.
Tour runs from 6 to 8:30 pm. Space Available tickets can also be purchased and used during any tour in 2016 that is not sold out.
The Art Stop
good place to go when looking for fine crafts. Associated with LeRoy Jewelers
and sharing the same space. Location: 940 Broadway, Tacoma WA 98402, telephone: 253 274-1630.
Brick & Mortar Gallery
A golden thread in the rich tapestry comprising downtown Tacoma's cultural scene, Brick and Mortar Gallery was born in 2001 and raised in the funky,
industrial atmosphere of a 100-year-old brick building with 12-foot-high-ceilings. Building owner Laura Hanan operates the gallery with partner and fellow
artist Marty Fehl. Both artists create, exhibit, and sell their contemporary work in their 3,000+ sq ft live/work space with styles that range from Fehl's whimsical
realism and delicate portraiture to Hanan's colorful abstract expressionism. Location: 811 Pacific Avenue in Downtown Tacoma.
conStellation Art Gallery
A fairly new gallery, check them out, call for their hours. Location:
3013 6th Avenue Suite B Tacoma, WA 98406, telephone: 253 625-7107
Creative Forces Gifts and Sundries
This is a terrific gift shop, showing
artwork by local artists (very talented and experienced artists). Unique, affordable and fabulous small artworks.
Hours: 11am - 7pm Monday through Saturday. Located in the lobby of the Hotel Murano in downtown Tacoma, 1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma WA 98402, telephone: (253) 566-0818.
Moss + Mineral
Artist/owner Lisa Kinoshita has assembled a collection of objects, both natural and designed, to fascinate,
amuse and delight you. And every item is snap! We're an eclectic showcase for contemporary art and photography, sculptural jewelry,
unique plants and terrariums, and a smattering of mid-century modern furniture (because we want you to be comfortable). It's a small
shop with big ideas! Location: 821 Pacific Avenue, telephone: 253 961-5220. Hours: Call for hours and by appointment,
email: email@example.com .
Proctor Art Gallery
Features work by local artists. Offering work in watercolor, oil, acrylic, mixed media, jewelry, pottery, glass, metal, wood,
and more. In this unique concept artists are given opportunities to be involved in many aspects running the gallery which is owned and operated by
Carolyn Burt and Chuck Gourley. Each artist staffs the gallery twice a month; so come in frequently to meet and talk with them.
Open daily: Monday-Saturday 10-6 pm, Sunday 11-5 pm. Location: 3811 N 26th ST, Tacoma, WA 98407, telephone: 253 759-4238.
Spaceworks Tacoma is a joint initiative of the City of Tacoma and Shunpike designed to activate empty storefronts.
The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space available to artists, fledgling creative entrepreneurs, organizations,
and community groups by placing them in unused commercial properties.
Tacoma Community College Gallery
The Gallery at TCC is a place where students and the surrounding community can find artistic expression in all mediums, and from all world cultures and historic eras.
The Gallery shop carries ceramics by Herb Hallberg, Marie Joseph, & Gail E. Kelly; photographs and cards by Alice Di Certo, Connie Hardy, & Linda Staats;
and jewelry by Wendy Flores and Traci Kelly. Location: 6501 South 19th Street, Tacoma, Washington 98466
Tacoma Glassblowing Studio
Tacoma Glassblowing Studio is home of the Original and Best Glassblowing Experience in the Northwest!
Anyone can come in and experience the magic of hot Glass. Location: 114 S. 23rd Street, Tacoma, WA 98402, telephone: 253 383-3499
Tacoma Metal Arts Center
At Tacoma Metal Arts Center you can design and create your own custom jewelry and small-scale sculpture. With our expert instruction you will develop
the skills to make the jewelry that you have only imagined. The classes offered at TMAC are techniques oriented, rather than project oriented. Location: 3833 6th Ave. Tacoma, WA 98406, telephone: 253 227-1694
Picture Tacoma / The Artists' Postcard Project -
This creative project features real postcards (the kind you send in the mail) by twenty Tacoma area artists.
Look for the cards at while visiting galleries or other art venues around Tacoma. Half of the proceeds from sales go to a local food bank.
Throwing Mud Gallery
Is a working pottery studio and contemporary crafts gallery located in the historical Old Town District in Tacoma.
The gallery's mission is to encourage creativity and an understanding of quality handcrafted art through its retail
gallery and pottery classes. Hours: Monday noon to 5 pm, Tuesday-Friday 10-5 pm, Saturday 10-4 pm.
Location: 2212 North 30th Street, Tacoma, WA 98403, telephone: 253 254-7961.
Is a Creative Reuse Center which you can also think of as an alternative arts and crafts supply store. Instead of throwing artsy materials in the
dump, you can toss it to us knowing that your matter will have a new and exciting afterlife. Starting June 1st they will be open seven days a week.
Walden Designs Stained & Kiln Fired Glass
Contemporary artists/craftsman of the centuries-old traditional techniques of stained and kiln fired art glass.
Walden Designs project studio is located on Harstine Island, WA, telephone: 360 426-9569.
Lynn Di Nino
Mick Klass Photography
Dayton K. Knipher
Art Consultants, Art Advisors and Private Dealers
Mahler Fine Arts Consulting, Inc.
Art Services: Appraisers, Framing and Other Services
Mahler Fine Arts Consulting, Inc.
Non-Profit and Governmental Art Organizations
Artdish NW forum on Visual Art
DASH Center for the Arts
Hilltop Artists in Residence Tacoma
Manitou Art Center
Pacific Gallery Artists
Tacoma Arts Commission
Tacoma Art Place
Washington State Arts Commission
Online News and blogs about Art in Tacoma
GoArts (The News Tribune)
Tacoma Art Museums
Museum of Glass
Tacoma Art Museum
Washington State History Museum
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Seattle Gallery Guide
Washington State Gallery Guide
Washington Art Museums and Non-Profit Art Organizations
Art Galleries around the United States
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