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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

Thu 11/23/17 - 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

Thu 11/23/17 - Fri 1/19/18 at 9am-9pm
Art: Art Show, Gallery
Spencer Finch: The Western Mystery
As the sun slips away and daylight turns into twilight, we become keenly attuned to the shifting colors of the sky and our surroundings. New York–based artist Spencer Finch has dedicated his practice to the study of light and color and the ways in which...
Olympic Sculpture Park
Seattle, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - Mon 1/1/18 at 9am
Art: Gallery, Photography
City of Puyallup Art Show 5th Floor Gallery
Arts Downtown will be showing images of awarding winning photographer James Martinson Oct. 4 through December 2017. The show features dramatic shots of Street Photography and colorful images of Fine Art and Travel. Puyallup City Gallery is located at 333 ...
Puyallup City Hall
Puyallup, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - Fri 12/29/17
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

Thu 11/23/17 - 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

Thu 11/23/17 - Sun 12/31/17
Art: Art Show, Museum
Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect
On the 100th anniversary of the artist’s birth, Andrew Wyeth: In Retrospect examines the American master’s 75-year career.
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - 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
Beauties and Talents: Art of Women In Japan
This installation from SAM’s collection features the art of women in Japan, including paintings of The Tale of Genji, an 11th-century novel written by a woman and the most influential piece of literature in Japan, as well as prints, kimonos, and lacquerwar...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - 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
Everyday Poetics
The objects of daily life often go unnoticed, but if they are transformed we can begin to observe their distinct aesthetic qualities. Many contemporary artists in Central and Sourth America draw on everyday materials for their assemblages, sculptures, and ...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - 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
Sam Gilliam
Sam Gilliam’s experimentations with paint in the 1950s and ‘60s opened doors to new possibilities within the innovative realm of abstraction. Inspired by a group of color-field painters who were active in Washington, DC, where he moved in 1962, Gilliam exp...
Seattle Art Museum Downtown
Seattle, WA

Thu 11/23/17 - Sun 11/26/17 at 10am
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

Thu 11/23/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Thu 11/23/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Sat 11/25/17 at 10am-12:30pm
Mon 11/27/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
Tue 11/28/17 at 6pm-8:30pm
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

Thu 11/23/17
Fri 11/24/17
Sat 11/25/17
Tue 11/28/17
Wed 11/29/17
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: Art Talk, Painting
NWWS November Splash Meeting 11/28 Highlights 4 Artists
Northwest Watercolor Society Membership Drive will feature four member artists each painting in their own style, yet each painting the same subject at the same time. Jean Pratt Beouy, Molly Murrah, Joe MacKechnie and Cheryl Schmardebeck will be showing div...
St. Andrew's Lutheran Church
Bellevue, WA

Tue 11/28/17 at 6:45pm-9pm
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
    

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