Featured Fall Exhibitions + Events in Tacoma

Event Locations:

  1. “Soft Power” Exhibition
    • Date: Oct. 14 – Sept. 1, 2024
    • Location: Tacoma Art Museum
    • Address: 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma
    • Admission: Free-$18
    • Contact: 253-272-4258
    • Website: tacomaartmuseum.org
  2. “A Two-Way Mirror” Exhibition

    • Date: Oct. 21 – Jan. 21, 2024
    • Location: Museum of Glass
    • Address: 1801 Dock St., Tacoma
    • Admission: Free-$20
    • Contact: 253-284-4750
    • Website: museumofglass.org
  3. Tacoma Film Festival
    • Date: Oct. 5 – Oct. 12, 2023
    • Location: Grand Cinema
    • Address: Fawcett Avenue, Tacoma

Event Overviews:

  1. “Soft Power” ExhibitionTextile art is making a powerful comeback, and the “Soft Power” exhibition at the Tacoma Art Museum is at the forefront of this revival. Featuring resilient and striking “soft” artworks by acclaimed creators like Marie Watt and Marita Dingus, this exhibit challenges stereotypes. Marie Watt’s use of reclaimed wool blankets and Marita Dingus’s colossal wire and fabric sculpture are sure to captivate visitors. Running from October 14th to September 1st, 2024, this exhibit is a must-see for those in the City of Destiny. Admission ranges from free to $18, making it accessible to all art enthusiasts.
  2. “A Two-Way Mirror” Exhibition“A Two-Way Mirror” is a star-studded exhibition at the Museum of Glass, showcasing the exceptional work of contemporary Black artists like Hank Willis Thomas, Kara Walker, and Seattle’s own Barbara Earl Thomas. These artists use contemporary glasswork to explore complex themes of social, cultural, gender, and racial identity. From October 21st to January 21st, 2024, this exhibit promises to provide a thought-provoking and visually stunning experience. Admission ranges from free to $20, offering a chance to engage with groundbreaking artistry.
  3. Tacoma Film FestivalFilm enthusiasts, mark your calendars for the Tacoma Film Festival, taking place from October 5th to 12th, 2023, at the Grand Cinema on Fawcett Avenue. This week-long celebration of cinema will feature a diverse selection of captivating new films from around the world. Attendees can look forward to special events, lively parties, and engaging Q&A sessions with filmmakers. Notably, the festival will shine a spotlight on the vibrant world of Pacific Northwest filmmaking, making it a unique and enriching experience for cinephiles and filmmakers alike

    VIP passes are already available for purchase, and general-attendance tickets will be accessible starting September 12th through the Tacoma Film Festival website.

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