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Washington State History Museum

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1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402
Upcoming Events

August 2019

Free
Aug
10

IN THE SPIRIT Northwest Native Festival

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

This annual FREE family festival and arts market is a community favorite! This year, the event will expand further to include three museums in the museum district─the Washington State History Museum, the Museum of Glass, and Tacoma Art Museum. All three museums are free for the day. Shop for handmade Native arts and meet the artists. Enjoy song, dance, music, food, and a runway fashion show featuring Native designers. Stay for the finale with Preston Singletary’s band, Khu.eex’! Celebrate the…

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Free
Aug
15

Japanese American Community Resource Scanning Day

August 15 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, 98402

The Washington State History Museum is preparing a new exhibition about the incarceration of Japanese Americans during WWII as a result of Executive Order 9066. We are seeking resources to connect this story to people in our state. Can you share your history? Please bring any relevant photographs, letters, documents, drawings or pamphlets to scan, share, and add  to the archive, and we’ll provide you with a copy of the digitized version along with returning your original materials. This will…

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