The American Art Company in downtown Tacoma regularly hosts open-call shows for regional artist societies: The latest is the 25th annual international exhibition for the Northwest Pastel Society. Some 77 artists from all over North America are exhibiting in a broad range of styles through December 31.
Hours: 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Free. 1126 Broadway, Tacoma. 253-272-4327, www.americanartco.com