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Tacoma Arts Commission

  • 747 Market
  • Room 900
  • Tacoma, WA 98402
  • (253) 591-5191

Our goal is to provide leadership in supporting and enhancing the arts on behalf of its residents.Established by City Ordinance in 1965, the Tacoma Arts Commission is a fifteen member volunteer group appointed by and advisory to the Tacoma City Council. The Commission sets arts policy that reflects the interests and priorities of the community while providing vision, focus and direction for arts and culture related activities of the City. As the third largest municipal arts agency in Washington State, the Tacoma Arts Commission is part of an essential network providing critical government services. The Tacoma Arts Commission is an agency of City government, and is located within the Tacoma Economic Development Department.