Tacoma, WA — Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is pleased to announce the purchase of a significant, rare landscape painting by artist Grafton Tyler Brown (1841–1918), whose works are highly sought by museums. The artist has strong Northwest connections; Brown painted A Canyon River with Pines and Figures (Yellowstone), circa 1886, while living in Portland, […]
Every spring, three Ellen Pinto Outstanding Student of the Year finalists are selected after interviewing with the Board of Trustees. We’re proud to present the finalists of 2016. Agnes Song, Finalist Song is a Running Start student who plans to transfer to the University of Washington, where she’s been accepted into the Bioengineering program. She […]
TACOMA, Wash. –Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department has achieved national accreditation status from the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). It is one of only five health departments in the state and one of fewer than 200 nationwide to meet PHAB’s stringent quality standards. PHAB delivered the news to the local health department yesterday.
Forget Glen Miller and Tommy Dorsey, if you can. Remember the late ‘40s and ‘50s when composers got a giant cauldron and mixed together Blues, Country, R & B, Gospel, Folk, Jazz, Swing and Doo Wop and out came Rock ‘n’ Soul.
An overview of the history of printmaking by Janet Marcavage, leading to a focused discussion of Pablo Picasso’s innovative work in this media. Marcavage is a Tacoma-based printmaker, and Associate Professor of Printmaking at The University of Puget Sound.
TACOMA, Wash. – Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department wants to recognize communities that have made special efforts to influence public health with the first-ever Healthy Communities Awards. All jurisdictions in Pierce County, the 24 cities, towns, and the county, are eligible to apply.
Second-year Welding student Matthew Usher spent nearly two years at Western Washington University before switching gears to pursue his passion. “Mechanical engineering was my focus since graduating from high school, but I was not happy with this choice,” says Matthew. “My father is a career welder, and that gave me the opportunity to grow up […]
TACOMA, Wash. – Washington state’s Governor Jay Inslee will deliver remarks to graduates and guests at Bates Technical College’s 75th anniversary commencement ceremony on Thursday, May 26, at 6 p.m., at the Tacoma Dome’s Exhibition Hall.
By Maia Palmer Washington Contemporary Ballet will offer the Children’s Storybook Dance Camp open to boys and girls to explore fairy tales through dance.
Pierce Transit, Downtown On the Go, the City of Tacoma and the state Department of Transportation have teamed up to provide a secure bike storage area at the Tacoma Dome Station (TDS). The facility, which will open to the public on Thursday, May 26 at 7 a.m., will offer a mix of vertical, horizontal, and […]