Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Ave
Hours: tues-sun 10am-5pm thurs 10am-8pm, free every 3rd thurs 5-8pm. Admission: members free, adults $15, students, military, seniors (65+) $13, family (2 adults + up to 4 children under 18) $40, children 5 and under free
Celebrating 80 years, Tacoma Art Museum serves the diverse communities of the Pacific Northwest through its collections, exhibitions, and learning programs, emphasizing art and artists from the Northwest and broader western region.
Opening Sep 2 Two Centuries of American Still-Life Painting: The Frank and Michelle Hevrdejs Collection Still-life masterpieces from the past 200 years, ranging from European-influenced realism and trompe l’oeil to Impressionism, Modernism, Pop Art, and beyond. This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
REPRESENTING: Dale Chihuly, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frederic Remington, Guy Anderson, Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves, Mark Tobey, Camille Patha, Matika Wilbur, Camille Pissaro, Aguste Renoir, Marie Watt, Julie Speidel, Scott Fife, Ginny Holzer, Cappy Thompson, William Morris, Grafton Tyler Brown, Deborah Butterfield, Joseph Goldberg, Paul Horiuchi, Jeffry Mitchell, George Tsutakawa. Flora C. Mace, Dante Marioni, Paul Marioni, Toots Zynsky, Shaun Peterson, Ed Mell, Kevin Red Star, John Nieto, Albert Bierstadt, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran.
To Oct 15 Promoting the West: Abby Williams Hill and the Railroads, paintings, sketches, and archival materials related to Tacoma artist Abby Williams Hill (1861-1943), who painted the Pacific Northwest landscape and Yellowstone National Park for the Great Northern and Northern Pacific railroads.
Familiar Faces & New Voices: Surveying Northwest Art, exemplary works from TAM’s collections that tell the varied and layered history of Northwest art.
Selections from the Anne Gould Hauberg Collection. From revered collector and patron of the arts in the Northwest, Anne Gould Hauberg, see selected works by influential artists and teachers who built the Pilchuck Glass School into a world-renowned center for glass art.
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads, paintings that refocus attention on the overlooked yet vital history of the Chinese laborers of the 19th century.