Tacoma, Wash. --The Tacoma Museum District celebrates all mothers this Mothers Day, Sunday, May 15. Free admission will be offered to moms at Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, and Washington State History Museum. Special events are also planned to celebrate mothers.
Museum of Glass
Families can participate in a special Mom and Me fusing workshop and work together to make a unique piece of art just for moms. Adding some special music to the day, the Auburn Harp Ensemble will perform at 2:00 p.m. in the Grand Hall. Glass flowers created by the Hot Shop Team will be given away to several lucky moms during the day. The Museum Store will offer 20% off for Members and 15% off for non-Members on all jewelry and select merchandise.
Mom and Me: Fusing Workshops
Sunday, May 15, 1 p.m. 5 p.m.
Using colorful glass shards, stringers, and frit, visitors will create one-of-a-kind glass tiles that can be used for a coaster or two glass pendants/magnets. Workshops start on the hour [45 minute duration]; the last session begins 4 p.m.
Cost: $38/$32 members (price does not include Museum admission). Suitable for ages 6 to adult.
Tacoma Art Museum
Bring your family down to Tacoma Art Museum for a delicious brunch and inspiring art fit for the special mom in your life. Receive a free family photo with your Mothers Day Brunch ticket. Cost for Brunch: $25 [$20 for members], includes museum admission, tax, and gratuity. Reserve your seat by calling 253.272.4258 x3017 or purchase tickets online at www.TacomaArtMuseum.org.
Enjoy these special exhibitions on view at Tacoma Art Museum and receive a free Eric Carle bookmark: Beyond Books: The Independent Art of Eric Carle; Drawing Line into Form: Works on Paper by Sculptors from the Collection of BNY Mellon; and Chihuly: Gifts from the Artist.
Washington State History Museum
Ride on down to the Washington State History Museum for Lets Ride! Motorcycling the Northwest, and experience a century of motorcycling as people in the Northwest have done so emblems of freedom; commercial and police vehicles; racers and touring bikes; chopped, personalized, and celebrity-owned machines. The exhibit combines more than two dozen vintage and rare bikes with grand themes in Northwest history. Organized by the Washington State Historical Society. Sponsored by Click! Cable TV, Propel Insurance, and the Dan and Pat Nelson Family Foundation.
Also enjoy touring our Great Hall of Washington History, Mason & the Mummy, the History Lab, and our model train display the largest of its kind in the state. Admission is free to moms on Mothers Day, $9.50 for general admission, $7 for active duty military, students, and seniors. 1-888-BE-THERE or WashingtonHistory.org.