Creates "policies to support the ongoing development of arts programs and projects in Tacoma. Its primary programs include the funding of artists and arts organizations to provide services for the citizens of Tacoma, and oversight of the Municipal Art Program. " Sign up for their TacomaArt listserv to receive emails on the latest events & openings.
Located a block from the UWT campus, Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) provides free entry for UWT students. They often feature the work of local artists and they maintain a library, available to the public, with files on artists whose works they have shown.
Maintained by the Tacoma Public Library's Northwest Room - provides construction info, images and listings of historical newspaper coverage about bldgs. **Vist TPL's NW Room for the actual articles & addtn'l books & files.