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Dr. Alan L. Hart: Transgender Doctor in the 1930’s

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

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

A Pioneering Spirit: A Conversation with Artist Dionne Bonner

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

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

Free

THS Program: Author Event – Women Writing History

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

Open House celebrating Tacoma's many female authors. Hear from Rosalind Spitzer (Anna's Home), Mary Lloyd (Widow Boy), and enjoy short stories from Dorothy Wilhelm (True Tales of Puget Sound). Books will be available for purchase.

Free

THS Program Meeting: Tacoma’s White Shield Home for Girls

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

Was someone in your family impacted by the White Shield Home? Come share stories and learn about the current status of the building's nomination to the Local Register of Historic Places. Co-sponsored by Historic Tacoma and Susan Johnson of Artifacts Consulting.

Free

Edward Lange: An Early Artist of Tacoma and Washington State

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

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.

Free

Tacoma: Book Launch and Signing

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

Celebrate the publication of the newest title in Arcadia's "Images of America" series, "Tacoma", written by Donald R. Tjossem.

Free

Tacoma In 1918 Exhibit

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

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

Free

Dreams That Matter Exhibit Opening Reception

Tacoma Historical Society 406 Tacoma Ave S, Tacoma, WA

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