Come see the spaces in and tools with which 60 local artists create their work, ask questions, purchase one-of-a-kind creations, and even try your hand at creating your own masterpiece. All studios will feature demonstrations of the artistic process or will have hands-on activities for visitors. With so many artists to choose from, all you have to figure out is which studios are on your 'not-to-be-missed' list.
Click on the map above to plot your own customized tour
and learn more about each artist.
Enjoy this opportunity to connect with Tacoma artists!
Ride the Art Bus!
Make the tour easy on yourself - let the ART BUS do the driving while you enjoy a guided tour of some of the artists’ studios. There are two tours:
TOUR 1 -
November 2, 1 – 4 pm
Celebrity Tour Guide: Rich Marriott, meteorologist for KING 5 Morning News.
Includes the studios of Throwing Mud Gallery, Dorothy & John McCuistion, LeeAnn Seaburg Perry & Elayne Vogel, Manitou Art Center, Hilltop Artists
TOUR 2 - November 3, 1 – 4 pm
Celebrity Tour Guide TBA.
Includes the studios of Throwing Mud Gallery, Lynn Di Nino, Victoria Bjorklund, Dorothy & John McCuistion, LeeAnn Seaburg Perry & Elayne Vogel, Marit Berg, Manitou Art Center
Bus leaves from Tacoma Art Museum, 1701 Pacific Ave
Cost per tour: $10 regular, $20 VIP (includes bag with gifts from local businesses)
Tickets: purchase in advance at www.tacomaartbus.com or on Nov 2 & 3 a half hour before departure time on the curb outside Tacoma Art Museum