Great Art Events in our Local Area

We are fortunate to have several reasons to visit Tacoma soon. Not only can you see the eclectic, diverse works of ATA (AmericanTapestryAlliance) galleried at the Tacoma Library but it runs in conjunction with TAPS (Tapestry Artists of the Puget Sound) exhibiting at the Brick House Gallery, just a block away. You will have so much art to appreciate so close together. The shows offer such a contrast of size, design, techniques – it really is great to see it all. Two warnings: The Brick House has limited hours so please check to see if you can coordinate the visits. Count on seeing them before they close August 3rd.

AND if you want to extend your enrichment experience in another direction, go from one Library to another. UPS Library is hosting the 3rd exhibit of Art Books. The work of 30 book artists is on display through July 31st. Wonderful gems and remarkable visions made substantial await you. UPS is right off Union Street, which is not hard to get to from Tacoma Ave, where the Tacoma Library is located.

Book Chair (1)

Book Chair (1)

Enjoy a time of local art hopping….by the end of July, to do it all!

Book Chair 2 - a different perspective

Book Chair 2 – a different perspective

ANWG Booth

ANWG 2013 was a great conference, and the guild booths were outstanding in their innovation. Olympia didn’t get a ribbon, but there was a lot of interest shown in the many bags, baskets, and other “baggage” displayed. For those who missed the conference, here is a photo of our booth:

Olympia Weavers Guild 2013 ANWG booth "The Baggage We Carry."

Olympia Weavers Guild 2013 ANWG booth “The Baggage We Carry.”

ANWG Marketplace Mall open June 20-22

Public Invited

Marketplace Mall Hours:
TH — June 20, Noon-6pm
F — June 21, 8am – 8pm
S –June 22, 8am – 5pm

See You In Bellingham!
The conference’s Marketplace Mall will feature 32 merchants from throughout the United States and from Canada and Mexico.   The Marketplace Mall will be filled with yarn, fibers, baskets, clothing, beads, books and fiber-related equipment from around the world.   It is open to the general public and admission is free.
 

Be sure to visit the ANWG Guild Booth show at the conference. The guild booth show will be in the Carver Gym at WWU and open during the same hours as the Marketplace Mall. This year we have 18 guilds with 16 booths competing for seven different awards, including the “People Choice” award where you get to vote for your favorite booth.

The Juried Show, Open Show, Instructors Show and Fashion Show Exhibit will be in the Western Gallery at WWU and open the same hours as the Marketplace Mall.  Admission to these is also free.

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