Art and Artist Resources

Useful information for artists and collectors.


TAM Local, Community Art Shows at TAM

Click to apply for 2019 shows.

Have a great programming idea?

Submit an idea for a program, performance, or workshop at TAM!

Local Artist Opportunities


Research your Art

For legal and ethical reasons, Tacoma Art Museum is unable to provide appraisal and conservation services. To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, Tacoma Art Museum also cannot provide referrals for specific vendors.

The Artist Trust website includes a listing of art-related services.


The American Society of Appraisers can help you locate an ASA-accredited appraiser. Phone: 800-272-8258

The International Society of Appraisers provides a free appraiser referral service. Phone: 312-981-6778


The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works provides guidelines for selecting a conservator. They also have a free referral service of conservators throughout the United States. Phone: 202-452-9545