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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) 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 February 16th and March 16th. Museums are free late afternoon and in the evening till 8pm.

 




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.


Art BUS
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 2017 that is not sold out.


The Art Stop
A 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.


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: mossandmineral@gmail.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.
New website under construction and not available at this time, February 21, 2017


Spaceworks Tacoma
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.


Tinkertopia
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.
 



Artist Websites
Victoria Bjorklund
Lynn Di Nino
Becky Frehse
Kristin Giordano
Mark Hoppmann
Mick Klass Photography
Dayton K. Knipher
Roxy Murray
Claudia Riedener
Peter Serko
Sharon Styer
Chholing Taha



Art Consultants, Art Advisors and Private Dealers

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Art Services: Appraisers, Framing and Other Services
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Non-Profit and Governmental Art Organizations
4Culture
Artdish NW forum on Visual Art
Hilltop Artists in Residence Tacoma
Manitou Art Center
Pacific Gallery Artists
Tacoma Arts Commission
Tacoma Art Place
Tacoma Culture
Washington State Arts Commission



Online News and blogs about Art in Tacoma
City Arts
GoArts (The News Tribune)
Tacoma Weekly



Tacoma Art Museums
Children's Museum of Tacoma
Museum of Glass
Tacoma Art Museum
LeMay - America's Car Museum
LeMay Family Collection
Washington State History Museum


Seattle Gallery Guide

Washington State Gallery Guide

Washington Art Museums and Non-Profit Art Organizations

Art Galleries around the United States
 



Art Bookstore
Scroll through a great selection in our art bookstore, treating yourself to a visual feast of richly illustrated coffee-table and other books, magazines, and DVD's about the world of art.

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No Limites Zao Wou-Ki      Alice Neal     Guns in the Hands of Artists      Alexander Calder

William Merritt Chase     book, Photography at MoMA: 1920 to 1960     Collecting Lines: Drawings from the Ringier Collection     Georgia O'Keeffe


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Artwork by Amy Sherald in American Portraiture Today on exhibition at Tacoma Art Museum, February 4 - May 14, 2017

Amy Sherald
The Outwin 2016:
American Portraiture Today
February 4 - May 14, 2017
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA
 

 

Artwork by Thomas Wood on exhibit at Harris/Harvey Gallery in Seattle, February 2 - 18, 2017

Thomas Wood
Available from
Harris/Harvey Gallery
Seattle
 

 

Artwork by Lina Iris Viktor in group exhibit at Mariane Ibrahim in Seattle, January 25 - Mar 25, 2017

Lina Iris Viktor
Back Stories - Group Exhibit
January 25 - Mar 25, 2017
Mariane Ibrahim
Seattle
 

 

Artwork by Roy Lichtenstein on display at Leslie Sacks Gallery in Santa Monica, CA, March 5 - Apr 15, 2017

Roy Lichtenstein
On Exhibition
March 5 - Apr 15, 2017
Leslie Sacks Gallery
Santa Monica, CA
 

 

Glass art by Dick Weiss at Traver Gallery in Seattle

Dick Weiss
Available from
Traver Gallery
Seattle
 

 

Art Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada, May 2017 logo

Art Vancouver
May 25 - 28, 2017
Vancouver, BC
 

 

Artwork by Sheryl Tempchin, Life on the Reef, available from Zatista.com

Sheryl Tempchin
Painting, Oil on Canvas
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Photograph by Nicholas Bell, Riverbank Smoky Mountains, available from Zatista.com

Nicholas Bell
Photograph
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Artwork by Brian Nash, Nine Dogs, available from Zatista.com

Brian Nash
Painting, Acrylic on Canvas
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Artwork by Deanna Fainelli, Sahara Lounge, available from Zatista.com

Deanna Fainelli
Mixed Media on MDF Panel
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