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Welcome to Tacoma Arts Month

Celebrating 21 years!

Arts Events

Arts and culture programming to fill October

Opening Party

Launch Arts Month at STAR Center on Oct. 5!

Studio Tour

Meet 54 artists in their studios on Oct. 15 & 16!

AMOCAT Arts Awards

Honoring vision, dedication, and action in our community

Arts at the Armory

Interactive artist market on Dec. 10 & 11!

Arts Events image: Snippet of 2022 Tacoma Arts Month Events calendar, learn more here: tacomaartsmonth.org/events.
Opening Party image: Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center (T.U.P.A.C.) dance performance at Kaleidoscope, the Tacoma Arts Month opening party, in 2019.
Studio Tour image: A young community member engages at the studio of Jenifer Davis, South Tacoma Artists Collective, 2019 Tacoma Studio Tour.
AMOCAT Arts Awards image: Left to Right: 2019 past AMOCAT Arts Award winners: Community Outreach by an Individual – Aya Hashiguchi Clark and Randy Clark, Community Outreach by an Organization – Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center (T.U.P.A.C.), Arts Patron – Tacoma Creates Campaign.
Arts at the Armory image: Attendees at 2021 Arts at the Armory.

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Thank you to all our sponsors for their support!

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2 days ago
Tacoma Arts

Countdown to Tacoma Arts Month 2022! 🎥CityLine host Amanda Westbrook chatted with Tacoma Arts Commission Chair Ben Maestas III about Tacoma Arts Month, 📅 which starts tomorrow! So many upcoming events, activities, and workshops...What will you do this October? 🎨 📺

👀View here: youtu.be/fZe9K1LUjY8
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Countdown to Tacoma Arts Month 2022! 🎥CityLine host Amanda Westbrook chatted with Tacoma Arts Commission Chair Ben Maestas III about Tacoma Arts Month, 📅 which starts tomorrow! So many upcoming events, activities, and workshops...What will you do this October? 🎨 📺

👀View here: youtu.be/fZe9K1LUjY8
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#tacomaartsmonth #tacoma #tacomaart #tacomaarts #art #tacomawa #tacoma_wa
3 days ago
Tacoma Arts

Join the next generation of local climate leaders!

Are you passionate about climate justice? Are you interested in learning how to organize around the following:
• Healthy and affordable housing 🏡
• Clean and reliable transportation 🚎
• Protections for public health 🏥
• Green and good paying jobs 💵

Then consider applying for the Tacoma Climate Leadership Cohort! Applications are due Sunday, October 9 at midnight.

Learn more: tacomatreefoundation.org/climate-leaders
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Join the next generation of local climate leaders! 

Are you passionate about climate justice? Are you interested in learning how to organize around the following:
• Healthy and affordable housing 🏡
• Clean and reliable transportation 🚎
• Protections for public health 🏥
• Green and good paying jobs 💵

Then consider applying for the Tacoma Climate Leadership Cohort! Applications are due Sunday, October 9 at midnight.

Learn more: tacomatreefoundation.org/climate-leaders
5 days ago
Tacoma Arts

Pop into this virtual hangout hosted by Artist Trust! This is a perfect time to connect, network, build community, and talk about your artistry. Feel free to bring your favorite happy hour treats and kick back with other Tacoma-based artists. This event is hosted by Artist Trust and the Office of Arts and Cultural Vitality in celebration of Tacoma Arts Month and open to artists of all disciplines. This is a 🆓FREE arts activity from Artist Trust and the Office of Arts and Cultural Vitality in celebration of Tacoma Arts Month.

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 5-6:30pm
Register here: ow.ly/ZRhe50KUVlg

❓If you have questions about accessibility and need more information, please contact Grace Nakahara (she/her) at grace@artisttrust.org.
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Pop into this virtual hangout hosted by Artist Trust! This is a perfect time to connect, network, build community, and talk about your artistry. Feel free to bring your favorite happy hour treats and kick back with other Tacoma-based artists. This event is hosted by Artist Trust and the Office of Arts and Cultural Vitality in celebration of Tacoma Arts Month and open to artists of all disciplines. This is a 🆓FREE arts activity from Artist Trust and the Office of Arts and Cultural Vitality in celebration of Tacoma Arts Month.

Date: Wednesday, October 26, 5-6:30pm
Register here: http://ow.ly/ZRhe50KUVlg

❓If you have questions about accessibility and need more information, please contact Grace Nakahara (she/her) at grace@artisttrust.org.
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6 days ago
Tacoma Arts

💡Applications for Tacoma Arts Month's Arts at the Armory on December 10 & 11 are due Sunday, October 23, by 11:59 pm. We're looking for artists working in all disciplines and mediums who want to share their work with the community. Visit tacomaarts.submittable.com/submit for the application and eligibility guidelines.

Arts at the Armory is a Tacoma Arts Month event, developed specifically to provide local artists with an opportunity to share, demonstrate, and/or sell their work to the general public in a safe and monitored setting as the world reopens and recovers from the pandemic. This event is sponsored by Tacoma Arts Live.

The event will be held Saturday & Sunday, December 10 & 11, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, inside the spacious 20,000 square foot Tacoma Armory (1001 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405). Artists can choose to participate on Saturday, Sunday, or both days. This event is free and family friendly.

Apply at tacomaarts.submittable.com/submit for the application and eligibility guidelines.
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#TacomaArtsMonth #ArtsattheArmory #TacomaArtsLive #CommunityArts #TacomaArts #TacomaArt #Tacoma_WA
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💡Applications for Tacoma Arts Months Arts at the Armory on December 10 & 11 are due Sunday, October 23,  by 11:59 pm. Were looking for artists working in all disciplines and mediums who want to share their work with the community. Visit tacomaarts.submittable.com/submit for the application and eligibility guidelines.

Arts at the Armory is a Tacoma Arts Month event, developed specifically to provide local artists with an opportunity to share, demonstrate, and/or sell their work to the general public in a safe and monitored setting as the world reopens and recovers from the pandemic. This event is sponsored by Tacoma Arts Live.

The event will be held Saturday & Sunday, December 10 & 11, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm, inside the spacious 20,000 square foot Tacoma Armory (1001 S Yakima Ave, Tacoma, WA 98405). Artists can choose to participate on Saturday, Sunday, or both days. This event is free and family friendly.

Apply at tacomaarts.submittable.com/submit for the application and eligibility guidelines.
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#TacomaArtsMonth #ArtsattheArmory #TacomaArtsLive #CommunityArts #TacomaArts #TacomaArt #Tacoma_WA
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