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Art: Art Show
Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads
Tacoma Art Museum is honored to present an exhibition from internationally acclaimed Seattle artist Zhi LIN. His works focus on the experiences of 19th century Chinese laborers, whose vital story is nearly absent from American history books. Lin’s painting...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 - Sun 2/18/18 at 10am-5pm
Art: Art Show
Mare Made: An exhibit of the work of local artist Mare Blocker
Seattle native Mare Blocker has been making limited edition and unique books since 1979 and established the M Kimberly Press in 1984 when she bought her first Vandercook 219. Her work can be found in over 85 public collections and museums including the Mus...
University of Puget Sound – Collins Memorial Library
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, Photography, Gallery, Art Show, Installations
Glastnost & Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest
Glasnost and Goodwill: Citizen Diplomacy in the Northwest is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of how citizen diplomacy in Washington and the greater Northwest contributed to the thawing of the Cold War. Visitors will learn about people from Washington t...
Washington State History Museum
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 - Sun 1/21/18 at 10am till 5pm, 10am till 5pm
Art: Installations, Art Show, Mixed Media
Carnival of the Animals Mixed Media Installation
Mixed Media Installation by Becky Frehse.
Gallery 301
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Art: Art Show, Museum
Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA
This fall, the Portland Art Museum and the Northwest Film Center celebrate Animating Life: The Art, Science, and Wonder of LAIKA, a groundbreaking view behind-the-curtain into the visionary artistry and technology of the globally renowned animation studio.
Portland Art Museum
Portland, OR

Fri 11/24/17 - Sun 11/26/17 at 10am
Tue 11/28/17 - Sun 12/3/17 at 10am
Tue 12/5/17 - Sun 12/10/17 at 10am
Tue 12/12/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 10am
Tue 12/19/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show, Museum
Etchings of Whistler and His Circle
James McNeill Whistler ranks as one of the foremost masters of etching. Much influenced by the prints of Rembrandt, whom he considered “the high priest of art,” Whistler brought to the medium a unique artistic sensibility and a highly refined technical ski...
Portland Art Museum
Portland, OR

Fri 11/24/17 - Sun 11/26/17 at 10am
Art: Art Show
"it's the Art" Olympia Beer Advertising Art Show
The free advertising art show at Tumwater's Schmidt House continues through Dec. 9th. After seven public showings over 900 visitors have come to see this amazing original art from the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays except for Th...
Schmidt House
Tumwater, WA

Fri 11/24/17 - Sat 12/9/17 at 9am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Child's Play: Representations of Adolescence
This selection of 20th century photographs is on view through Dec. 17.
Portland Museum of Art
Portland, ME

Fri 11/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 11/25/17 - Sun 11/26/17 at 10am-6pm
Wed 11/29/17 at 10am-6pm
Thu 11/30/17 - Fri 12/1/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 12/2/17 - Sun 12/3/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Museum, Photography
Nan Goldin
The American photographer captures her world as it unfolds before her, resulting in a diaristic account of her life and the people and places that define it. The result is an unvarnished, intimate, and honest glimpse into a full life that has played out in...
Portland Museum of Art
Portland, ME

Fri 11/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 11/25/17 - Sun 11/26/17 at 10am-6pm
Wed 11/29/17 at 10am-6pm
Thu 11/30/17 - Fri 12/1/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 12/2/17 - Sun 12/3/17 at 10am-6pm
Art: Art Show, Children's Arts/Crafts
Small Tapestry International 5
The American Tapestry Alliance is pleased to bring STI5 to the Handforth Gallery, Tacoma Public Library, Nov.15-Dec.27. Opening reception Sat., Dec.2, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. A family-friendly weave-in with cardboard looms will take place concurrent with the recepti...
Tacoma Public Library – Handforth Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Fri 11/24/17
Sat 11/25/17
Tue 11/28/17
Wed 11/29/17
Thu 11/30/17
Art: Museum, Art Show, Ceramics/Pottery, Jewelry/Gems, Prints
MOG & GROG
Kick off the holiday shopping season at Museum of Glass on Small Business Saturday, November 25th,from 4:00pm-7:00pm, for a sip & shop event in support of local artists. MOG & GROG will put Tacoma artists center stage in our Grand Hall to display and sell ...
Museum of Glass
Tacoma, WA

Sat 11/25/17 at 4pm-7pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery
Pottery Classes at Throwing Mud Gallery
Learn the art of creating pottery on the potters wheel, hand building techniques and decorative and functional pottery in our clean and spacious studio. Classes are a mix of beginners to more advanced students, which encourages a cooperative learning envir...
Throwing Mud Gallery
Tacoma, WA

Sat 11/25/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Mon 11/27/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 11/28/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 11/28/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Thu 11/30/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Art: Art Show, Craft Show, Fair/Festival, Community Event
Evergreen Fall Arts and Crafts Festival
The biannual Evergreen Arts and Crafts Festival, sponsored by Student Activities, is a time to appreciate, shop, and support local artists including students, staff/faculty, and community members. Join us Wednesday, November 29th for the fall festival. If ...
The Evergreen State College
Olympia, WA

Wed 11/29/17 at 11am-4pm
Art: Art Show, Tour
Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour
The Bainbridge Island Studio Tour holds its 34th annual winter event on December 1, 2 & 3 in seven island studios and community halls. The free, self-guided art tour features fifty-six local artists showcasing their original artwork. The studios are open 1...
Bainbridge Island Winter Studio Tour
Bainbridge Island, WA

Fri 12/1/17 - Sun 12/3/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Ceramics/Pottery, Holiday
Ceramics Sale at TCC
Just in time for holiday gifts, more than a dozen student artists present unique ceramic pieces at all price points. Find hand-crafted mugs, cups, bowls, and other functional pieces as well as beautiful decorative, collectible works of art. Come on Friday ...
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma, WA

Fri 12/8/17 at 10am-6pm
Sat 12/9/17 at 10am-2pm
Art: Art Talk, Installations, Museum
Artist Talk: SuttonBeresCuller
Take time out from your Holiday Haul Crawl shopping and participate in an artist talk and special event with the legendary local art collective SuttonBeresCuller. Learn more about the artists’ rule-breaking artworks and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of...
Tacoma Art Museum
Tacoma, WA

Sat 12/9/17 at 2pm-3pm
Art: Folk Art/Crafts, Holiday, Class/Workshop
Clay Ornaments
Explore the wonders of polymer clay (aka Fimo, Sculpey) and create clay ornaments with guest teacher Jess Smiley. Jess has been in love with polymer clay for 25 years and will teach you to create 3D designs with this easy-to-use clay. We will work from the...
Artful Dreamers Studio
Tacoma, WA

Sat 12/16/17 at 1pm-4pm
Art: Museum
A Bonsai Solstice
Begin your winter attuned to nature with living art at the 4th annual "A Bonsai Solstice." Take in a big breath of fresh air and enjoy the unique beauty of the bonsai illuminated by serene candlelight. To add to the meditative atmosphere, world-renowned...
Pacific Bonsai Museum
Federal Way, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 4pm-7pm
Art: Museum
A Bonsai Solstice
Begin your winter attuned to nature with living art at the 4th annual "A Bonsai Solstice." Take in a big breath of fresh air and enjoy the unique beauty of the bonsai illuminated by serene candlelight. To add to the meditative atmosphere, world-renowned...
Pacific Bonsai Museum
Federal Way, WA

Sun 12/17/17 at 4pm-7pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Painting, Photography, Sculpture
6th Annual Anderson Island Winter Arts Show and Sale
Two-day event on Anderson Island featuring stunning art, photography and sculpture from across the region. Anderson Island is a 20-minute ferry ride from the Pierce County town of Steilacoom.
Anderson Island Historical Society Archival Storage Facility
Anderson Island, WA

Fri 1/19/18 at 7pm-9pm
Sat 1/20/18 at 11am-2pm
    

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