In honor of Transgender Awareness Week, please join us at the THS Museum, 406 Tacoma Avenue South, for a talk by THS Curator Elizabeth Korsmo, "Dr. Alan L. Hart: Transgender Doctor in the 1930’s." Learn about the life and works of Dr. Hart, transgender doctor and author in Tacoma in the 1930’s. If you aren't > Continue Reading
Please join us as we share a conversation with artist Dionne Bonner, whose exhibit, "A Pioneering Spirit: A Fight for Liberty and Freedom," is currently on display in our Tacoma Historical Society museum. The exhibit features oil paintings and biographical information which bring to life the journey of a handful of African American pioneers who > Continue Reading
Drew Crooks, local author, historian and retired curator of collections at the State Capital Museum in Olympia, will be our guest speaker, sharing his research into artist Edward Lange. Crooks is the author of "Edward Lange: An Early Artist of Olympia and Washington State". Admission is free and all are welcome.
Please join us to celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit: "1918: A Year of Destiny" Thursday, June 28, 5 to 7 pm Tacoma Historical Society Museum, 919 Pacific Avenue Events of 1918 left a legacy that echoes down to life in Tacoma a century later – from Camp Lewis, to shipbuilding, to creation of > Continue Reading
New exhibit honoring Tacoma's unsung heroes who have worked for social justice and civil rights. Curated by Brendan Balaam Funded by a grant from the Puyallup Tribe of Indians