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 until 8pm and usually have special events, like artist receptions
and opening previews, the next Art Walk will be August 17th.
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.
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 Blue Octopus
Tacoma's newest gallery. It's an Art Gallery and Champagne Bar located at Point Ruston on Tacoma's beautiful waterfront. They are also
offering Painting Parties and other group opportunities to learn to paint. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10-10pm,
Friday and Saturday 10-11pm, Sundays 11-7pm. Location: 511 Grand Loop, Suite 1A, Tacoma, WA 98407, telephone: 253-301-0877.
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.
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.
- The gallery is currently having occasional exhibitions. The best way to
find out about them is to be get on the Tacoma Art List Serve or request to
be put on Fulcrum Gallery email mailing list. If you are interested in
having a show, contact the gallery.
Limited hours, check website for additional information. Location: 1308 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma WA, 98405.
This is a design store and gallery owned and curated by two Tacoma-based artists, Nicholas Nyland and Lisa Kinoshita.
We specialize in art, artisanal furniture, botanical exploration and mid-century modern design.
Hours: Friday 12pm to 5pm and Saturday 10am to 5pm Location: 821 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA,
Proctor Art Gallery
Features work by local artists. We offer a range of art mediums all created
by Local Artists. Whether you're looking for something small or a collection
of fine art, we have what your looking for. Our artists are on duty daily
and will help with your art selection. The connection between artist, client
and the community is foremost.
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.
Wunderkammer Curiosity Shoppe
Wacko art, tatoo's, music, found objects, and creativity. This is a new art establishment in Tacoma, check it out.
On block South from the Main Tacoma Public Library on Tacoma Avenue. Here's their
Facebook worth a look. Location:
1153 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA, telephone: 253-797-8829.
Lynn Di Nino
Mick Klass Photography
Dayton K. Knipher
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Art Services: Appraisers, Framing and Other Services
None listed at this time
Non-Profit and Governmental Art Organizations
Artdish NW forum on Visual Art
Hilltop Artists in Residence Tacoma
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
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
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