Welcome to Tacoma Arts, a blog about the local art scene. Here, you’ll find information and updates on things like:

  • Public art popping up around town
  • Artists and arts organizations on the move
  • Calls to artists
  • Funding and professional development opportunities
  • Special projects including Tacoma Arts Month and Spaceworks Tacoma
If you are looking for the Tacoma Arts Month website, please visit www.tacomaartsmonth.com.
Feel free to explore the links to the right to find out more about the City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts and Cultural Vitality. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email nstrom-avila@cityoftacoma.org.

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3 Responses to “About”

  1. lahgitana September 1, 2012 at 7:29 am #

    Look at this wonderful idea for art-ifying signal boxes through an art program in Brisbane, Australia! http://wp.me/pA3IB-46u

    • Tacoma Arts September 4, 2012 at 9:49 am #

      Thanks for sharing! Locally, cities like Auburn have done a similar project as well. It is a very fun way to add visual interest to utilitarian objects in the streetscape.

  2. lahgitana March 28, 2013 at 6:30 am #

    Good morning–I may have missed your announcement, but just in case this conference slipped by: *THE* international mosaic art symposium is coming to Tacoma in April: http://www.americanmosaics.org/wp/index.php/?p=3381.

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