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Washington State History Museum

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1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

November 2018

Washington My Home

November 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

November 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Washington My Home

November 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

November 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Washington My Home

November 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

November 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

November 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

November 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

November 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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December 2018

Washington My Home

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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World AIDS Day

December 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on December 1, 2018 at 6:00pm

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Remember those we lost. Hope for a future without HIV. Act to end AIDS. World AIDS Day is an international day of remembrance established in 1988 by UNAIDS to increase awareness, fight prejudice, and improve education about HIV and AIDS. December 01 6PM Washington State History Museum / 1911 Pacific Ave / Tacoma SPONSORS: Metmeds Pharmacy metmeds.com Pride Foundation pridefoundation.org COMMUNITY PARTNERS: Capital City Pride Mpowerment Washington Oasis Youth Center Rainbow Health Center Tacoma Older LGBT For more information: PCAF-WA.ORG

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Washington My Home

December 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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History After Hours: CRAFT + BREW

December 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$20 – $25

It’s a crafting and beer tasting bonanza! This is your last chance to see 180 really unusual items in the exhibition Make/Do: A History of Creative Reuse before it closes. Pair hands-on projects with specialty brews crafted by Washington breweries. Learn about each style of craft beer along with its historical significance to the area. You can even make your own wrapping paper to share your crafts as holiday gifts!

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Washington My Home

December 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Third Thursday

December 20, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

Special exhibitions on view: Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence, Two Centuries of Glass, Sleight of Hand: Magic and Spiritualism in the Twentieth Century. Select unique gifts and complete your last-minute holiday shopping at The Goods at the Museum. Third Thursday is generously supported by Columbia Bank.

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Washington My Home

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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Member Appreciation Night at Washington State History Museum

December 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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Washington State Historical Society is excited to show our appreciation for our members with a special festive evening. Members can have the run of the museum on the first night of the annual Model Train Festival! Join us for delicious treats, surprises and fun! Members, kindly RSVP to Julia.White@wshs.wa.gov.

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Washington My Home

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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Washington My Home

December 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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Washington My Home

December 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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Washington My Home

December 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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Washington My Home

December 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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Washington My Home

December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

Find out more »

Washington My Home

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The Great Hall of Washington History’s newest permanent exhibit focuses on Washington immigration and migration stories. Listen to first person recordings, see and touch artifacts, and imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes as you learn about the many different people who have made our state their home. See WashingtonHistory.org for details.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

December 30, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

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January 2019

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

23rd Annual Model Train Festival

January 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 1, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map

History and holiday magic unite at the Washington State History Museum during the 23rd Annual Model Train Festival in December. Bring your family, friends, and the railroad enthusiasts in your life to see this showcase of the most spectacular and detailed model railroad scenes in the Pacific Northwest, including the largest permanent model train layout in Washington! New this year: find train related artifacts in the Great Hall. The 2018 Model Train Festival is made possible in part by the…

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 5 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 9 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 11 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 12 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Family Saturdays at the History Museum: Coast Salish Culture

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Explore how history connects us all during our Family Saturdays. Join a museum facilitator and other families in our galleries to learn about artifacts on view, then make something of your own. This month’s Family Saturday features Coast Salish culture and objects, including bentwood boxes, drums, and more. Activities are designed for children ages 4-12 but all ages are welcome! Admission included with museum admission, FREE for members.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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The Making of Unlocking McNeil: the Prison, the Place, the People

January 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Join exhibition staff and curators for a guided walk through the new exhibit exploring the history of “Washington’s Alcatraz” - McNeil Island prison. Offered twice on opening day. Included with museum admission, FREE for members.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 17 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Scholarly Selections Reverend Sunya Pratt: The Life and Legacy of an Early American Buddhist in Tacoma

January 17 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
Free

On April 23, 1936, Reverend Sunya Pratt was ordained as a minister at the Tacoma Buddhist Temple. Local and national newspapers described the ceremony, calling Rev. Pratt the “First White Buddhist Priestess,” a label that later scholars have called into question. Yet at a time when few Westerners converted to Buddhism, let alone became teachers, Rev. Pratt joined a sangha - or spiritual community - of Japanese Americans. Over the next 50 years, she became an important leader for Jodo…

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

Find out more »

Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
+ Google Map
$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Collections Selections: Jacob Lawrence

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until January 20, 2019

Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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$11 – $14

Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Celebration

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
Free

The museum is free and open to the pubic all day in honor of Dr. King. See a small panel exhibition detailing Dr. King’s visit to Washington State in the 1960s. Join us in the auditorium at 2 p.m. when our partners from Tacoma Arts Live will celebrate Dr. King’s legacy with a performance of "Ruby Bridges." As part of Tacoma Arts Live’s Civil Rights Legacy Tour, "Ruby Bridges" is educational, family-friendly, and full of song and dance.

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May 2019

History After Hours: (In)Famous Washington

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States

Discover stories about notorious Washingtonians! Learn about Willie Keil (a.k.a. the Pickled Pioneer), burlesque entertainer Gypsy Rose Lee and her director/actress/dancer sister June Havoc, and more! Spin the wheel to pick what infamous tales will be told! Tickets include two beverages from Three Magnets Brewing and Chateau Ste. Michelle, a souvenir logo stemless wine glass, games, and access to current exhibitions. Ages 21+ only. Cost: $15 for members, $20  for non-members with advance tickets, or $25 at the door Get your…

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Free Third Thursday @ Washington State History Museum

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
Free

Enjoy all the exhibitions, listen to a lecture and more all with free admission.

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Day of Remembrance

May 16 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
Free

Learn about the forced incarceration of people of Japanese ancestry during WWII after President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. The event is free and all ages are welcome. Learn to make origami folded paper cranes, a symbol of peace, to carry during the commemorative walk to Union Station later in the evening. Experience history through the Living Voices performance Within the Silence, the story of a teenage girl sent to a US concentration camp.Participate in a Town Hall discussion  about an upcoming…

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Scholarly Selections

May 16 @ 6:30 pm
Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
Free

From Emily Dickinson to Lucinda Williams: Women Speaking Truth to Power through Poetry and Music Join UW Tacoma Senior Lecturer Nicole Blair for a discussion of the roots of Americana music by women, focusing on two examples: Emily Dickinson and Lucinda Williams. Blair will argue that poets like Anne Bradstreet, Phillis Wheatley, and Emily Dickinson, paved the way for songwriters like Brandi Carlile, Rhiannon Giddens, and Lucinda Williams. She will discuss how Americana music provides female singer-songwriters with a way to express their lived experiences,…

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