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Potlatch Fund and TAM Present: Facets of Northwest Native Art (Free Third Thursday)
July 20, 2017 @ 5:00 pm8:00 pm

Potlatch Fund and TAM are coming together for an evening of art, wine, and conversation! Hear from multi-media artist and Potlatch Fund grantee Danielle Morsette (Suquamish and Stó:lo Nation) as she talks about process and the fluidity between ancestral traditions and contemporary art. Representatives from Potlatch Fund will talk about their work uplifting emerging Native Artists and the importance of preserving cultural heritage. TAM will share stories behind the exhibition Cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints, a survey of incredible works from Northwest Coast indigenous printmakers.

This program is FREE and open to the public.

Schedule of Events

Enjoy a cash bar and light snacks from 5–8 pm.

5:30–6:30 pm — Cash Bar, Mingling, & Weaving Display with Danielle Morsette
6:30–6:45 pm — Welcome by Potlatch Fund and TAM Haub Curator of Western American Art Faith Brower
6:45–7:00 pm — Artist Talk by Danielle Morsette
7:00–7:30 pm — Q&A

Be sure to check out Cultural imPRINT: Northwest Coast Prints for FREE from 5–8 pm.

In love with the art? Visit TAM Store to shop for a print that you can take home.

Happy Hour in the TAM Cafe

4:00–7:00 pm

Free museum admission begins at 5 pm. However, paid admission is not required to visit the TAM Cafe. Come early and relax in the TAM Cafe for happy hour discounts on beer, wine, and snacks.

About Free Third Thursday

Tacoma Art Museum joins other local museums in staying open late (5–8 pm) and free to the public on the third Thursday of every month. Enjoy all of our exhibitions, as well as additional programming and entertainment.

Free Third Thursdays are generously sponsored byColumbiaBankcolor


Above: Potlatch Fund grantee, Danielle Morsette (Suquamish and Stó:lo Nation). Photo courtesy of Potlatch Fund.