From 2010–2015, TAM has added more than 1,000 works of art, most notably the transformative gifts of the Haub Family Collection of Western American Art, and the Paul Marioni and Anne Gould Hauberg glass collections that trace the history of the Pilchuck Glass School. TAM also has been the recipient of donations and bequests that have allowed us to purchase and commission works of art. We have added works to all areas of the Northwest collection: painting, sculpture, prints, photography, jewelry, glass, digital media, and installation. Select works by national and international artists that help strengthen the meaning, value, and historical perspectives on the Northwest Collection, have also been added.
The growth of TAM’s collection is guided by our focus on the art and art history of the Northwest and broader western region, and by a collection plan designed to ensure our collection grows toward being fully representative of the rich artistic identity of the Northwest. Celebrate TAM’s 80th year by seeing What’s New at TAM, on view through September 18, 2016.
Randy Hayes (born 1944), Capitoline Museum: Dying Gaul, 1988. Pastel on paper, 53 × 72 inches. Tacoma Art Museum, Gift of Lynn Loacker, 2013.10.