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Go Northwest photo of Dale Chihuly's Mille Fiori at Tacoma Art Museum Dale Chihuly's Mille Fiori was a featured show at the Tacoma Art Museum which has an extensive collection of the artist's renowned work. Photo: Go Northwest, LLC

Art, Artists and Galleries

The Art Shop. 940 Broadway, Tacoma, WA. Phone: 253-274-1630.

Arts and Culture
Offers overview of the city's arts and entertainment scene including: museums, galleries, facilities, organizations, events, and artists in a bountiful site sponsored by the City of Tacoma's Culture and Tourism Division.

BKB and Company. 2701 North 21st Street. Phone: 253-752-6884; Fax: 253-752-6884.

Curtright & Son Tribal Art. 751 St. Helens Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402. Phone: 253-383-2969.

Glass Exhibits

Dale Chihuly Glass Exhibits

Chihuly Bridge of Glass. Downtown Tacoma over I-705.

Tacoma Art Museum (See listing below under "Museums").

Union Station. 1717 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA.
The restored railway station features the work of internationally acclaimed glass artist Dale Chihuly, a Tacoma native.

Entertainment

Tacoma Dome
Tacoma Dome is the concert venue in the Pacific Northwest and has been the setting for everything from trade shows to concerts to international sports. Through this website you can access event information and announcements as well as buy tickets. You also can check out seating and concessions, discover a host of facts and learn about it's history.

Farmer's Market

Tacoma Farmers Market. PO BOX 707, Tacoma, WA 98401. Phone: 253-272-7077. Operates Thursdays, from 9AM-2PM, June through October, on Broadway between 9th and 11th street.

Festivals and Events

Commencement Bay Maritime Fest. 1118 East D Street, Tacoma, WA 98421. Phone: 253-318-2210; Fax: 253-272-2823. E-mail

Museums

Children's Museum of Tacoma. 936 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402. Phone: 253-627-6031.

Job Carr Cabin Museum. 2350 North 30th Street, PO Box 7609, Tacoma, WA 98406. Phone: 253-627-5405. E-mail

Museum of Glass. 1801 East Dock Street, Tacoma, WA 98402-3217. Phone 253-284-4750; Toll-free: 1-866-4-MUSEUM; Fax: 253-396-1769. E-mail

Tacoma Art Museum. 1701 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402. Phone: 253-272-4258; Fax: 253-627-1898. E-mail

Washington State History Museum. 1911 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98402. Phone: 253-272-WSHS.

Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation
This site sponsored by Metro Parks Tacoma offers information about park programs and events including sports activities, gardens, tours, classes, and community centers.

Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium
With the Puget Sound as a backdrop, the zoo is nestled on 29 acres inside the 700-acre Tacoma park. It houses white beluga whales, pachyderms, sharks and reptiles. The cold water North Pacific Aquarium features species native to the Pacific Northwest, and the South Pacific Aquarium features an array of tropical fish.

Tacoma Garden Club
Information on the club and it's activities.

Performing Arts

Tacoma Little Theatre. 210 North I Street, Tacoma WA 98403. Phone: 253-272-2281; Fax: 253-272-3972. E-mail

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