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Tag: Art at Work Month

Nov.
2nd

Critic’s picks: Warhol at TAM, Raymond Turner at Museum of Glass, Tacoma art studio tours and PLU’s “Magic Flute”

Andy Warhol’s flowers come to TAM

In 1982, Tacoma almost became famous – for an Andy Warhol flower mural splashed right across the Tacoma Dome. It didn’t happen, but Warhol’s photographs, paintings and illustrations of flowers that inspired the application are coming to Tacoma Art Museum in “Andy Warhol’s Flowers for Tacoma.” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 3-Feb. 10, 2013. $10/$8/free for under-five and 5-8 p.m. third Thursdays. 1701 Pacific Ave., Tacoma. 253-272-4258, tacomaartmuseum.org

Raymond Turner at Museum of Glass

Former Tacoman Raymond Turner exhibits his thickly brushed paintings on glass at the Museum of

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Oct.
26th

Critic’s Picks: “A Chorus Line” at the Pantages, Second City Chamber Series, sumi-e at Flow and the AMOCAT awards party

Chorus Line at the Pantages

It’s one singular sensation: The national tour of this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, one of Broadway’s longest-running, comes to the Pantages Theater this weekend.7:30 p.m. tonight and tomorrow. $49/$59/$69/$84. Pantages Theater, 901 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-591-5894, broadwaycenter.org

Second City Chamber Series opens its season

SCCS opens the season with “In Sickness and in Health,” turbulent music from Schubert and Sibelius played by the Aeolis String Quartet. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26. $32/$29/$10/free for 18 and under. Annie Wright School, 827 N. Tacoma Ave., Tacoma. 253-572-TUNE, scchamberseries.org

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Sep.
28th

Annual City of Tacoma AMOCAT awards honor four local arts advocates

The Tacoma Arts Commission has announced the recipients of its 2011 AMOCAT Arts Awards, given in three separate categories plus one more created for the 10th year of the commission’s Art at Work Month. The new Arts Leadership award goes to David Fischer, executive director of arts presenter/manager the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts; the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation receive the Arts Patron award; the D.A.S.H. Center for the Arts receives the award for Community Outreach by an organization while the Community Outreach award by an artist goes to poet and filmmaker Stella

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Nov.
30th

Tacoma’s Art at Work Month to get $10,000 in NEA grant money

The National Endowment for the Arts has just announced that the Tacoma Arts Commission will receive $10,000 to support the Art at Work Arts Symposium, as well as other artist support, in 2011. The funding is part of the NEA’s first round of 2011 grants, supporting 1,057 non-profit organizations around the country with $26.68 million.

Art at Work Month is an annual program in November organized by the Arts Commission which connects Tacoma artists to the public via a studio tour weekend, an art slide slam, arts events and awards, and a weekend-long symposium to give artists professional

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