Call to Native Fashion Designers

IN THE SPIRIT Northwest Native Festival

Fashion Show  at Tacoma Art Museum

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Contact: or 253-272-4258 x3012

The Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and the Museum of Glass are partnering to host the annual IN THE SPIRIT Northwest Native Festival in Tacoma, Washington on Saturday, August 6, 2022. This free festival will include exhibitions, performances, activities, arts market, and more.

As part of the festival, the Tacoma Art Museum will host the IN THE SPIRIT Northwest Native Festival Fashion Show, which brings talented regional designers to showcase their collections at TAM.

  • Selected designers will receive a $1000 honorarium to present their 6-12 look collection.
  • Designers with smaller collections or single looks are encouraged to apply. Honorarium will reflect the number of presented looks.
  • Designers traveling outside of the state will be provides a hotel room but no additional reimbursement for travel expenses.

In the past, we have showcased Streetwear, Couture, Menswear, and Jewelry. However, all designers across the spectrum of styles and aesthetics are encouraged to apply.

Designer application deadline is Wednesday, June 1, 2022.