An annual community gathering around the beauty of illuminated bonsai On December 16, bundle up, take in the outdoors and enjoy the serenity of bonsai illuminated by the soft glow of holiday lights at our 5th annual ‘A Bonsai Solstice.’ This event is the only time all year that we open the collection to the > Continue Reading
Lakewold Gardens invites you to its 2018 Holiday Bazaar on December 8th and 9th, 10a-4p daily. The Wagner House will be transformed into a holiday shopping paradise! Join us and shop to your heart’s content at our amazing vendors featuring local, handmade items. Admission by donation.
The Winter Glass Sale promises a flurry of opportunities to find the perfect gift and support our youth. All proceeds go back into our tuition-free glass art programs! We will have a limited number of 2018 signature ornaments available! Designed by a student, the 2018 signature ornament has a silvery blue surface that reflects the > Continue Reading
The Gingerbread Showcase is a community event presented by Rebuilding Together South Sound in the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott Downtown Tacoma. Displays from Thanksgiving through New Years’ day, gingerbread creations by local bakers and culinary students from Tacoma Public Schools.
Come celebrate Dia de los Muertos at the Tacoma Arts Museum! This free community event includes: – 30+ community altars – Traditional Aztec dancers – Sand tapete – Art-making – Traditional food – Art vendors – Performances … and more! RSVP on our Facebook page for more updates and details coming soon!
Amp up your Day of the Dead celebration and experience the unexpected at Tacoma Art Museum! Music, meetups, drinks, and more! 21+ only. – Explore the galleries with our Instagram Scavenger Hunt – Mix it up with music and live entertainment – Collaborate on EPIC art projects – Try new skills in TAM Studio – > Continue Reading
Hilltop Artists will be hosting an open studio for the 2018 Bead Challenge, a program to support Beads of Courage. Stop by and watch flame-workers create beautiful beads and learn about Beads of Courage. We will also have the gallery open for shopping! Learn more at https://www.hilltopartists.org/events/BOC2018/ Learn about the Bead Challenge at http://bocbeadchallenge.org/ ———- > Continue Reading
Every month, GTCF talks with organizers of events posted on our Community Calendar to find out what happened and what they learned. In this edition, Roni Chelben – City of Tacoma Artist in Residence shares her experience putting together In Our Backyard, a traveling series of community events that uses various arts and participatory experiences to > Continue Reading