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.
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Upcoming Art Events this Week and Near Future
1) A WORD FROM THE LITTLE PEOPLE OF TACOMA, two art exhibits Handforth Gallery, Tacoma Main Library,
Tacoma Avenue at South 11th, June 6 from 2-4pm.
This exhibit encompasses two elements: Lynn Di Nino presents vignettes of the people riding the Express Bus 594 from Tacoma to Seattle.
These wall mounted three dimensional sculptures feature citizens you may or may not recognize. The figure is approximately 10" high (if standing).
Lynn Di Nino, 'Weyerhauser' 2015
Lynn also organized an exhibit inspired by the parable of the blind men and the elephant. In the fable each man cannot see the whole elephant, resulting
in being only able to feel one dimension, then basing his belief of what he's 'seeing' on that limited interaction. THIS one, representing the city of Tacoma
is wall-sized in low relief. The artists listed here have accepted the invitation to create a self portrait. Participating artists are Becky Frehse, Marita Dingus,
Claudia Riedener, Doug Mackey, John Carlton, Marta Olson, Marsha Conn, Sam Tower, Elayne Vogel, Amy Reeves, Steve LaBerge, Analee Reutlinger, Di Morgan Graves,
Eddie Graves, Chocolate Chimpo, Heather Cornelius, Pam Orazem, Kathy Gore-Fuss and Loralin Toney, Karen Perrine, Ann Meersman, KaCe Whitacre, Ruby Re-Usable,
Jeremy Gregory and Sharon Styer. The show will continue until July 24, 2015
2) 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 couple Art Walks will be June 18th
and July 16th, 2015.
Picture Tacoma /
The Artists' Postcard Project - This creative project features real
postcards by twenty Tacoma area artists. Look for the cards at while
visiting galleries or some of the other art venues around Tacoma. Half of
the proceeds from sales go to a local food bank.
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 2015 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.
B2 Fine Art Gallery
Established in 2010, B2 Fine Art Gallery/Studios (pronounced B squared). An artist run, contemporary art gallery and creative space dedicated to bringing an array
of provocative, relevant, "emerging and established" artisans throughout the Northwest, and around the globe. The gallery presents eight to twelve exhibitions per year,
accompanied by periodic artisan lectures and workshops. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11-5 pm, Third Thursday Art Walk, 11-8 pm. Location: 711 Saint Helens Avenue, Suite 100,
Tacoma, WA. 98402, telephone: 253 238-5065.
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.
A new art gallery and exhibition space in Tacoma, Washington. Centrally located in downtown Tacoma's Old City Hall District,
the gallery supports and exhibits regional artists that specialize in the urban contemporary style and exposes visitors to the exceptional talents
and visionary ideas from our own local talent pool. 707 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, telephone: 253 883-3600. Hours: Thursday - Saturday, 2:00 - 8:00pm
Fulcrum Gallery opened December 2007, the brainchild of artist Oliver Doriss.
They are currently taking a break from exhibitions. The Fulcrum Project is a combination of many things, a constantly evolving
amalgamation of gallery/installation space, fine art retail, as well as an
artistic community hub. Location: 1308 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma,
Limited hours and exhibitions at this time, best to call ahead before
visiting 253 250-0520.
Moss + Mineral
M+M is Tacoma's newest design store. 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: 305 South 9th St. Tacoma 98402, telephone: 253 961-5220. Hours:
Winter hours: Saturday from Noon to 5pm and by appointment,
email: firstname.lastname@example.org .
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
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
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