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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 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.


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 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
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.


Fulcrum Gallery - 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.


Minka  graphic indicating new listing July 31, 2017
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, email: minka@minkatacoma.com.


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
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.


Wunderkammer Curiosity Shoppe graphic indicating new listing July 31, 2017
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.
 



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



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Non-Profit and Governmental Art Organizations
4Culture
Artdish NW forum on Visual Art
Hilltop Artists in Residence Tacoma
Pacific Gallery Artists
Spaceworks Tacoma
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


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Washington State Gallery Guide

Washington Art Museums and Non-Profit Art Organizations

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James Mongrain in the George R. Stroemple Collection on exhibition at Museum of Glass in Tacoma, WA, February 10 - October 15, 2017

James Mongrain in the
George R. Stroemple Collection
February 10 - Oct 15, 2017
Museum of Glass
Tacoma, WA
 

 

Layne Kleinart in group exhibition at Zinc Contemporary in Seattle, August 3 - Sept 2, 2017

Layne Kleinart
SAUDADA
Eight Women Artists
August 3 - Sept 2, 2017
Zinc Contemporary
Seattle
 

 

Prints by Gordon Mortensen available from Davidson Galleries in Seattle, August 3 - Sept 2, 2017

Gordon Mortensen
Masters of Reduction Woodcut
August 3 - Sept 2, 2017
Davidson Galleries
Seattle
 

 

Artwork by Wayne White exhibition at Joshua Liner Gallery July 13 - August 18, 2017

Wayne White
On Display
July 13 - August 18, 2017
Joshua Liner Gallery
New York
 

 

Artwork by Gertrude Greene at Michael Rosenfeld Gallery in New York

Gertrude Greene
Available from
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
New York
 

 

Artwork by Mel Rosas at Davidson Contemporary in Chelsea art district in New York

Mel Rosas
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Davidson Contemporary
New York
 

 

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