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In Solidarity to Stop AAPI Hate

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

In Memoriam – Nancy Worden

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

Voices of TAM: Addison Gregory Reflects on “Irving Park Tree, Study 2, Portland, Oregon, USA”

I had the amazing opportunity to attend Michael Kenna’s seminar at the TAM. To paraphrase, during the talk Mr. Kenna had said that there is no motive or intention behind his photographs except to capture a beautiful image. This really resonated with me at the time and I feel you see that so clearly in … Continue reading Voices of TAM: Addison Gregory Reflects on “Irving Park Tree, Study 2, Portland, Oregon, USA”

Zoom into TAM

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!

From Despair to Hope- What We Can Learn for Today from Our Own Forgotten Stories

In Tacoma Art Museum’s new exhibition Forgotten Stories: Northwest Art of the 1930s, explores how in 1930s the US federal government appreciated art and artists as critical to economic and social recovery. As we navigate through the repercussions of COVID-19, what can we learn from the ideals of the New Deal that can be applied … Continue reading From Despair to Hope- What We Can Learn for Today from Our Own Forgotten Stories