Browsing Month May, 2014

Native American Portraiture in the Twenty-first Century

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Makita Wilbur, Mary Evelyn Belgarde (Tribal Affiliation: Pueblo of Isleta and Ohkay Owingeh), 2014. Tacoma Art Museum – Matika Wilbur’s Project 562 Native American Portraiture in the Twenty-first Century As a defining image of the Native American, ‘the noble savage’ is couched in condescension. Like so many entrenched notions, it’s a very old one.

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Glassorama: Environments for Kids Design Glass

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Tacoma, Wash. — Inspired by the success of the creative Kids Design Glass program, Museum of Glass has collaborated with high schools in Pierce County to demonstrate the abilities of young artists through a design competition for students. The contest challenged students to design a three-dimensional environment for a Kids Design Glass creature of their choosing. Three

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Children’s Gardening Summer Workshops

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The Pierce County Master Gardeners offer free Children's Gardening Summer Workshops to children and their families. These programs are to build interest in the joys and fun of the garden. The Master Gardeners of Pierce County plan a total of 9 free events at their Puyallup demonstration garden, for children and families during the summer and fall. Upcoming dates for

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