As part of the transition into Phase 3 of the Healthy Washington: Roadmap to Recovery Plan, the Tacoma Art Museum is excited to announce that we will be reopening the Museum to the public starting Friday, April 16. Since closing on March 13, 2020 and again on November 13, 2020, TAM staff have worked diligently … Continue reading TAM’s Reopening Plans→
My Path to Paper Jewelry by Melanie Brauner I never set out to be a jeweler. Or a hand papermaker. But art-making is a winding road, and through all the twists and turns, this bookbinder found her way to mixing metalsmithing and papermaking into one vocation as a paper jewelry designer. I’ve been completely obsessed … Continue reading TAM Store Highlight – Verso→
We are deeply concerned and saddened at the escalation in attacks, threats, racism, and violence targeting the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) families, friends, colleagues, and communities, especially at the onset of COVID-19. The recent tragedy this week in Atlanta with the murder of eight people, including six Asian American women, is heartbreaking. Nationally, … Continue reading In Solidarity to Stop AAPI Hate→
It is with heavy hearts that TAM recognizes the passing of internationally renowned jewelry artist and teacher Nancy Worden on Wednesday February 17, 2021. We send our sincere condolences to her family and loved ones. Worden was born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1954. Her family moved quite frequently, finally settling in Ellensburg, Washington in the … Continue reading In Memoriam – Nancy Worden→
Plans are underway for our beloved Tacoma Art Museum to tentatively reopen to the public on Friday, October 9. Since closing March 13, TAM staff has been hard at work creating a reopening strategy to provide a safe and healthy environment for visitors and staff. David F. Setford, TAM’s Executive Director, served on the state-wide … Continue reading TAM’s Reopening Plans→
TAM is excited to welcome six new board members who begin their three year terms July 1, 2020. These dedicated community members will join the rest of the Board of Directors to provide leadership and vision for TAM. Matt Bergman is an attorney, law professor, philanthropist and community activist. He is senior partner of … Continue reading Welcome New Board Members!→
You may have seen virtual backgrounds that place you on tropical islands, in outer space, and even in a Minecraft ™ like world. How would you like to bring a bit of TAM into your next meeting?
We are delighted to introduce TAM videoconferencing backgrounds for your use in your next conference call, virtual happy hour, or family chat. Just download one of the images below and use it in the videoconferencing application of your choice. Tag the Tacoma Art Museum when you share your screenshots and include the hashtag #TAMatHome.
Not sure how to change your background? Check out the help center of your platform for step by step instructions!
Tacoma Art Museum joins in solidarity with our Black community in the fight for justice. We support Black Lives Matter and we are committed to championing policies and practices that value diversity, foster equity, and empower an accessible and inclusive culture as part of civic society. Many museums, including TAM, benefit from systems of structural … Continue reading In Solidarity with Black Lives Matter→