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In the Spirit: Northwest Native Festival
August 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Located at Tacoma Art Museum and Washington State History Museum

Celebrating indigenous arts and culture!

In the Spirit: Northwest Native Festival encompasses a day of dancing, drumming, singing, and shopping with a diverse group of Native American artists. Both museums will be filled with vendors selling exquisite artwork in all price ranges. Round out your festival experience by catching performances of Native singers, musicians, and dance groups throughout the day.

Admission to the History Museum and Tacoma Art Museum, as well as all festival activities, are FREE and open to the public.

  • Art Market
  • Native Art Exhibitions
  • Fashion Show
  • Performances
  • Art-Making
  • Indigenous Eats

Special thanks to the In the Spirit: Northwest Native Festival Advisory Committee.

See the announcement of this collaboration here.

Download the poster (PDF)

Are you a native artist interested in vending at the In The Spirit: Northwest Native Festival?

Fill out this application and submit by 5 pm on June 16, 2017 to:

Molly Wilmoth, Lead Program Manager
Washington State Historical Society
1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402

In the Spirit: Northwest Native Festival is organized in partnership with Washington State History Museum and sponsored by The Bamford Foundation, Tacoma Arts Commission, and ArtsFund. Media sponsored by KUOW.