Be part of the Best of the Northwest and enjoy free admission to the Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) at the community festival this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Here are just a few of the activities planned:
· A Native perspective on “Dale Chihuly’s Northwest,” 11 a.m.
Artist and Native American Linda Levier will discuss the Native significance of Edward S. Curtis’ North American Indian portfolio, trade blankets and traditional northwest baskets, now on view at the museum as part of Chihuly’s collection.
· Can you chalk your talk? From 1:30-4 p.m. on Tollefson Plaza,
Join Cartoonists League of Absurd Washingtonians (CLAW) artists to compete in a chalk art competition. Tell something about who you are, using chalk as your medium. The chalk art will be photographed and put to an online vote.
· “Words”installation on Tollefson Plaza, 2 p.m. Tacoma artist James Grayson Sinding is literally dropping his new, temporary “Words”installation onto Tollefson Plaza. Come and create messages, climb, stack and otherwise interact with the new installation.
· Hands-on artaActivities, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Try your hand at basket weavingor create a glass art-inspired window transparency.
Tacoma Art Museum is located at 1701 Pacific Ave.