Vote yes on Prop 1 to support art access for all

2018-11-02T14:53:56+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Access, Cultural Arts, Economic Development, History, Media, Neighborhoods, Science, Tacoma Creates, Youth|

By Bill Baarsma, Priscilla Lisicich, Harold Moss Tacoma Weekly | Opinion | Monday, October 29 As Tacoma grows, how do we maintain – and grow – the sense of [...]

TACOMA CREATES: Arts funding would get boost from new tax if city voters approve measure

2018-10-09T01:41:34+00:00 September 14th, 2018|Access, Cultural Arts, Economic Development, History, Media, Neighborhoods, Science, Tacoma Creates, Youth|

"The money would be used to foster arts, heritage, science and culture resources to every neighborhood around the city by funding enrichment programs at youth centers and senior centers, [...]

Tacoma Creates Block Party! Join the fun

2018-09-13T01:02:44+00:00 September 13th, 2018|Access, Cultural Arts, Economic Development, History, Media, Neighborhoods, Science, Tacoma Creates|

Hey Tacoma! We're having a block party to support the arts and the Tacoma Creates initiative. Thursday, September 20 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm The Spire, 1710 South Anderson [...]

News Tribune Endorsement: Arts champions make good case to raise Tacoma tax

2018-09-09T21:26:59+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Access, Cultural Arts, Economic Development, History, Media, Neighborhoods, Science, Tacoma Creates|

Ask tourists why they come to Tacoma and there’s a good chance the word “museum” will pop up. In the art world, Tacoma is already on the map, thanks [...]

Seattle Artists and Tacoma’s Homegrown Creatives are Growing a Buzzworthy South Sound Arts Scene

2018-07-07T15:03:03+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Cultural Arts, Economic Development, Media, Neighborhoods|

The DIY spirit of Seattle’s scrappy little sister—along with its affordability—is creating a notable art scene populated, in part, by displaced Seattle artists. In the ’90s, when the Museum [...]

It’s Official – Tacoma Creates

2018-07-12T01:28:42+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Access, Cultural Arts, Economic Development, History, Media, Neighborhoods, Science, Tacoma Creates, Youth|

Learn how we can all come together and build something for our city. Tacoma Creates leverages the significant public and private investment in civic initiatives. Together, we’ll celebrate our [...]

Elegant old bones of Tacoma’s Pantages Theater brace for another 100 years

2018-06-25T14:56:46+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Cultural Arts, Economic Development, History, Media|

Tacoma’s beautiful Pantages Theater is celebrating its 100th birthday this year, and if you’ve sat under the original stained-glass skylight recently, you’ve probably noticed long-overdue repairs are in order. [...]

May is Tacoma’s Historic Preservation Month

2018-06-25T14:03:20+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Economic Development, History, Media, Neighborhoods, Tacoma Creates|

The National Trust for Historic Preservation launched Historic Preservation Month across the country in 1973 to encourage the preservation of and community pride in local heritage sites. This May, [...]

New space opens for Tacoma artists to learn, showcase, and thrive

2018-06-25T14:04:39+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Access, Cultural Arts, Economic Development, Media, Neighborhoods, Tacoma Creates|

Tacoma's newest venue celebrates all things art, providing a new space for growth and expression. It's a homecoming of sorts for Tacoma artists. Thursday evening kicked off Alma Mater: three [...]