TAM In the Press


Newsweek – Exhibit at the Bronx Museum explores the influence of HIV/AIDS on American Art, July 16, 2016

Wall Street Journal – How the Art World Responded to AIDS, July 10, 2016

Seattle Times – Seattle Art Collector Vasiliki Dwyer donates 22 works to Tacoma Art Museum, June 29, 2016

A & U, America’s AIDS Magazine – Art AIDS America and Institutionalized Racism in Art, June 27, 2016

Seattle Met – Top Ten Things to do This Summer, June 23, 2016

The News Tribune – Tacoma museum names Faith Brower to be curator of Haub collection , June 21, 2016

Seattle Times – In Seattle art world, women run the show, June 18, 2016

The Suburban Times – Teen Art Council forming at Tacoma Art Museum, June 15, 2016

NW Military and Weekly Volcano – New Gifts and Purchases at Tacoma Art Museum, June 10, 2016

The Stranger – The Best Art Shows in Seattle this Summer, June 8, 2016

Fine Art Connoisseur, In Rare Company, June 2, 2016

Art In America – Critical Eye: Personal Boundaries, June 1, 2016

The Village Voice – Stroke of Genius: A Peek at NYC’s Summer’s Art Exhibitions,  June 1, 2016

South Sound Magazine – Culture: The Best of the South Sound 2016, June 1, 2016

Huffington Post, The Blog – Georgia Lawmakers: AIDS Exhibit is ‘Trash’, May 26, 2016

The News Tribune – Review: Tacoma Art Museum’s ‘Northwest Art Now’ is relevant, inclusive and not a biennial, May 25, 2016

KUOW 94.9 – Tacoma Art Museum’s nifty new painting, May 25, 2016

The Stranger – Tacoma Art Museum NW Art Now reflects the world we have, not the world we want, May 25, 2016

Norway, The Official Site in the United States – Norwegian Minister of Culture visited the West Coast, May 21, 2016

The Norwegian American – Munch and the sea, May 17, 2016

Mast Media – Edvard Munch and the Tacoma Art Museum, May 2, 2016

The Seattle Times – A trunk full of Munch: Tacoma Art Museum hosts Norwegian painter’s seascapes, April 26, 2016

KPLU – Beyond ‘The Scream’: Edvard Munch’s work on display in Tacoma, April 25, 2016

The News Tribune – TAM’s  Munch print show goes deeper than just his famous “The Scream”, April 13, 2016

Pacific Lutheran University News – PLU sponsors “Edvard Munch and the Sea” at Tacoma Art Museum, April 6, 2016

Art & Antiques Magazine – The vanishing Indian painter (John Mix Stanley), March 3, 2016

Arts ATL – ‘Art AIDS America’ retrospectively shows us the face of an epidemic, February 25, 2016

Kennesaw State University Sentinel – ‘Art AIDS America’ exhibit opens at KSU’s Zuckerman Museum, February 23, 2016

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Powerful Zuckerman survey show tackles AIDS crisis in art, February 23, 2016

WABE 90.1 Atlanta’s NPR® Station – Kennesaw Exhibit Shows How AIDS Changed American Art, February 19, 2016

The News Tribune – John Mix Stanley’s not-so-wild West explorer paintings come to Tacoma Art Museum, February 15, 2016

KING 5 Evening Magazine –Visit the Wild West at Tacoma Art Museum, February 10, 2016

The News Tribune – TAM at 80: Show Off Big Gifts and Stay Relevant, Editorial Board, February 6, 2016

Atlanta Magazine – Zuckerman Museum exhibition explores how AIDS epidemic changed American art,  January 21, 2016

Cowboys & Indians magazine – The Lost Art of John Mix Stanley, February/March 2016 issue

Atlanta magazine – Zuckerman Museum Exhibition Explores how AIDS Epidemic Changed American Art, January 21, 2016

The New York Times – Tacoma Art Museum to Build New Gallery to House Major Gift, January 14, 2016

KIRO 7 – Best known philanthropic families makes big donation to Tacoma Art MuseumJanuary 14, 2016

The News Tribune – Becky Benaroya gives Tacoma Art Museum her Collection, $14 million, January 13, 2016

Seattle Times – Benaroya Family Art Collection Headed to Tacoma Art Museum, January 13, 2016


Art AIDS America

Seattle Weekly – Art AIDS America at TAM: This big survey show isn’t only about illness, but art history’s return to the personal and corporeal, November 17, 2015

Seattle Channel’s Art Zone with Nancy Guppy – Rock Hushka talks about the Importance of Art Aids America, October 30, 2015

The Stranger/SLOG – The Perfect Pop Painting for Your Party, Jeb!  October 30, 2015

Northwest Military – Revisiting ‘Art Aids America’: A return visit to Tacoma Art Museum’s “most affecting” exhibition,  October 29, 2015

The Stranger/SLOG – Currently Hanging: The Bloody Church of Martin Wong, Only on View for a Short Time, October 29, 2015

Seattle Times – How AIDS changed American art: Tacoma Art Museum Show Charts Responses to the HIV Crisis, October 18, 2015

Crosscut – TAM’s New Exhibit Looks at the Scourge of AIDS on People and Art , October 17, 2015

Tacoma Weekly – TAM Show Examines Impact of AIDS Epidemic on Art in America, October 15, 2015

Seattle Gay News – How the AIDS Epidemic Changed American Art, October 14, 2015

Vanguard Seattle – Lessons in Beauty, History, and Mercy: ‘Art AIDS America’ at TAM, October 13, 2015

Fred Hutch News Center – Still Here: Tacoma’s Art AIDS America Exhibit Carries a Message that HIV Researchers, Activists Support, October 12, 2015

The Jerome Project – Jerome Caja in ‘Art AIDS America’ Group Exhibition, October 10, 2015

KUOW’s The Record with Ross Reynolds, New Exhibit at Tacoma Art Museum Unveils Concealed Themes of AIDS Art, October 9, 2015

The Stranger/SLOG – Currently Hanging: A Hot Butt, a Stud Walk, and a Third Leg, October 9, 2015

The Weekly Volcano,  ‘Art AIDS America’ at Tacoma Art Museum: World Class Exhibition Surveys 30 Years of AIDS, October 8, 2015

The News Tribune – Art AIDS America’ Opens at Tacoma Art Museum, also published in The Olympian, October 7, 2015

The Stranger – Tacoma Art Museum’s ‘Art AIDS America’ is a Messy Masterpiece that Reframes the Past 40 Years of American Art. NBD. October 7, 2015


ArtDaily – Art AIDS America: Groundbreaking Exhibition Debuts at Tacoma Art Museum, October 2015

ARTNews – Is This the First AIDS Artwork? September 18, 2015

Seattle Gay News – Art AIDS America: Groundbreaking Exhibition Debuts at Tacoma Art Museum on October 3, September 18, 2015

New York Times – Once Upon a Time and Now (pdf file), March 5, 2015

POZ Magazine – Art That Makes You Go Hmm… (pdf file), April/May 2015

HuffPost – Art AIDS America: An Impressive Exhibition and an Important Curatorial Event (pdf file), July 13, 2015

WIRED – A Sobering Look at How AIDS Changed Art in America (pdf file), August 5, 2015

LOOP Magazine – AIDS’ Impact on Art is Apparently Still TabooAugust, 2015

American Photography ProPhotoDaily – See it Now: How AIDS Changed Art Forever, August 11, 2015

Advocate.Com – Art AIDS America Photo Show, August, 2015

SLOG (The Stranger) – Yes! Art AIDS America is Here (pdf file), July 15, 2015

The Seattle Lesbian – Art AIDS America Groundbreaking Exhibition Debuts at TAM, September 2015

Roger Shimomura: An American Knockoff

International Examiner – Roger Shimomura Takes On American History (web link)

Seattle Times – Bright colors and ugly stereotypes meld in ‘American Knockoff’ (web link pdf file)

The News Tribune – Stereotypes – Kapow! Roger Shimomura Gives Racial Prejudice a Pop Art Clarity at Tacoma Art Museum (web link)

Seattle Weekly – Cartoons and Stereotypes: Two Museum Shows Contrast Roger Shimomura and Chuck Jones (web link)

Tacoma Weekly – Roger Shimomura at Tacoma Art Museum: Master of Pop Takes On Stereotypes and Explores Identity (web link)

Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley

The Wall Street Journal – Painted Journeys: The Art of John Mix Stanley Review – John Mix Stanley’s Art Bridges the Romance and Realities of the American West   (web link)


South Sound Talk – Surdna Foundation Grant Awarded to Northwest Artist Matika Wilbur (web link)

The New York Observer – An Art Fair in Seattle (web linkpdf file)

Seattle King 5 News – Pop-up putt-putt a work of art (web link pdf file)