Whenever Lino Tagliapietra comes to work at the Museum of Glass hot shop, I take a day off work to go watch him: Lino Day. It’s one of my favorite holidays.
I can’t tell you whether you should take the day off to go, too, but I can tell you why I do.Read article
Meet my new favorite instagram user @Tacoma_Wa and enjoy their enthusiastic, candid, and keen eye for loving and sharing Tacoma.Read article
Ah, Tacoma: defined by mountain and harbor proximity; a proud glassblowing tradition; local farm, food, and libation obsession; hills; museums; a preoccupation with revitalization; and bricks. And perhaps a few other things.
But although no two places are the same, that doesn’t mean that Tacoma is without family — and by family, I mean sisters. Welcome the French town Biot into the fold this fall.Read article
William and Sarah Traver, the dynamic, Northwest trendsetting, father/daughter gallerists, closed their Tacoma gallery location June 1st, not quite making it to the 10 year mark. And although this is arguably a blow to the local art scene, I can’t decide how bad a blow it is.
Does losing this exhibition space impact Tacoma’s art scene? What about the collector scene? And what does it mean to Tacoma that we can’t keep a high-end gallery open? And do any of these “scenes” actually exist?Read article
How do you encourage a city to improve and grow? How do you help connect good intentions with true and meaningful reforms? And who should be included in the conversation?
TEDxTacoma took a stab at addressing these provoking questions by gathering a collection of speakers to address the theme of “transformation.” The results, if nothing else, are keeping us talking.Read article
Find what you need for everyone on your list right here in your own neighborhood.Read article
“Glimmering Gone” features striking new sculptural works formed through collaboration between artists Beth Lipman and Ingalena Klenell. Two of the installations were produced in the Museum of Glass Hot Shop.Read article