Thursday nights are made for art, drinks, food, and fun. Pay what you can admission (suggested $5) from 5–8 pm made possible by Columbia Bank. Enjoy the art on view in the galleries, stop in Relish Cafe for a sip and bite, and visit the open art studio to make a work of art.
The Relish Cafe patio is now open for Happy Hour on Thursdays from 4–7pm. Come early and enjoy half-off wine and beer.
Sip ‘n’ Skate
Thursday Ignite, December 13, 5-7 pm
Celebrate the holiday season by creating an artistic gingerbread house and sampling hot chocolate. Before or after the workshop, bundle up and spend some time skating next door at Franciscan Polar Plaza.
Cost: $35 ($25 for members) includes all supplies, hot chocolate, and admission to Polar Plaza. tickets
Wine ‘n’ Watercolor
Thursday, July 26, 5:30–7:30
Create your best Northwest landscape while tasting a flight of wines and enjoying the company of friends old and new on Tacoma Art Museum’s balcony. Led by a local watercolor artist, get inspired by engaging conversation, stunning views of Mount Rainier and downtown Tacoma, and works on view in the museum’s galleries.
Baubles ‘n’ Bubbly
Thursday, September 13, 5:30–7:30 pm
Looking for a unique, wearable, and meaningful accessory? Create your own found-object jewelry in the style of Marina Marioni. Bring personal found objects to incorporate.
Ale ‘n’ Altars
Thursday, October 25, 5:30–7:30 pm
Learn about the history and culture of Día de los Muertos as celebrated in Oaxaca, Mexico. Take home you own personalized skeleton figurine, or calaca, honoring a beloved family member or pet.
Create a Día de los Muertos Bracelet with The Bead Factory
Thursday, November 1, 6 pm
Join Tacoma Art Museum and The Bead Factory to create a Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) bracelet. Explore our collection of nearly 200 jewelry works, the tapete installation (sand painting), and community altars, and make your own Día de los Muertos inspired bracelet.