All posts by Michelle Reynolds

TAM to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) has been approved for a $15,000 National Endowment for the Arts Art Works grant to support the annual Día de los Muertos Festival. This funding will support TAM with expanding the Festival, Tacoma’s largest celebration of Latino arts and culture. Overall, the NEA has approved 1,187 grants totaling $27.3 million in … Continue reading TAM to Receive $15,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Object of the Week – Buffalo Horse Medicine

The Apsáalooke people have enduring relationships with horses. Paraded at the annual Crow Fair Celebration and other special events, horses adorned in beaded regalia demonstrate their value and importance to the Apsáalooke people. In Buffalo Horse Medicine Apsáalooke artist Kevin Red Star depicts horses that are an important breed for buffalo hunting. Red Star signifies … Continue reading Object of the Week – Buffalo Horse Medicine

An Interview with RYAN! Feddersen

Opening February 1, 2020,  The Naturalist & The Trickster: Audubon/RYAN! explores themes related to animals, environmentalism, and conservation. The exhibition features works by RYAN! Feddersen including a large-scale mural from the Coyote Now series and a selection of recent glass vessels created during an artist residency at the Museum of Glass. Feddersen’s work will be … Continue reading An Interview with RYAN! Feddersen

Object of the Week – Shepherdess and Sheep

  When thinking about French landscapes, the vivid colors and rich textures used by Impressionists (1870-1890) are usually the first that come to mind.  These artists, however, were not the first to experiment and break out of the rigid French approach to landscape in the nineteenth century. Eclipsed in popularity by their successors, artists of … Continue reading Object of the Week – Shepherdess and Sheep

Couch Stories: Visitors Capture Bart at TAM

Since opening in late July, Bart at TAM: Animating America’s Favorite Family has been a fan favorite. An unauthorized and in-depth look at the process and teamwork needed to create America’s longest-running primetime animated television show, Bart at TAM, features over 100 hand generated animation cels, scripts, and drawings related to the first 13 season … Continue reading Couch Stories: Visitors Capture Bart at TAM

TAM Roundup – Bart at TAM

It has been a busy summer at TAM! In July, the museum opened Bart at TAM: Animating America’s Favorite Family, an unauthorized and in-depth look at the process and teamwork needed to create America’s longest-running primetime animated television show. Featuring over 100 hand generated animation cels, scripts, and drawings related to the first 13 season … Continue reading TAM Roundup – Bart at TAM