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Community Collaboration: Tacoma’s Rapid Mural Project

During the economic depression of the 1930s, U.S. government art projects created a wealth of public art and supported artists across the country, as explored in the Tacoma Art Museum’s recent exhibition Forgotten Stories: Northwest Public Art of the 1930s. Like artists from nearly a century ago, in response to the complex issues facing the … Continue reading Community Collaboration: Tacoma’s Rapid Mural Project

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

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