Art Exhibits, Performances, Awards at the Tacoma Armory

Photos from the 2014 Arts Month Opening Party & AMOCAT Awards at the Tacoma Post Office Building.

2015 Tacoma Arts Month Opening Party & AMOCAT Arts Awards

Thur. Oct. 1 – Opening Party & AMOCAT Awards 6-9pm
Fri. Oct. 2 – Continuing Art Exhibits 12-6pm
Sat. Oct. 3 – Continuing Art Exhibits 12-6pm

The Tacoma Armory, 715 S. 11th Street
FREE and open to the public

Presented by the Tacoma Arts Commission and Spaceworks Tacoma, this annual event kicks off Tacoma Arts Month with a big party, art exhibits, performances, and the 2015 AMOCAT Arts Awards. Including appetizers, dessert, and no-host bar, this event is free and open to the public. Pack up the family, invite your friends and come help us celebrate!

YES… the massive main hall of the Armory will be entirely filled with art exhibits, performances, and activities!

Here is the line-up for the Opening Party & AMOCAT Awards:
• Music by Ken Jacobsen
• Contemporary dance by the BareFoot Collective, Joel Myers & Voriece Miller, and TSOTA Dance Company
• Samoan Village Dance by Asia Pacific Cultural Center
• Poetry by Tacoma Poet Laureate Cathy Nguyen
• Aerial & cirque performances by Vuelta La Luna
• Interactive art-making experience with 3 Square Blocks
• Pop-up multi-media art exhibits by Christopher Jordan, Isaac Olsen, Jennifer Chushcoff, Nichole Rathburn, Janet Marcavage, Tim + April Norris, Terese Cuff, Elizabeth Gahan, Diana Leigh Surma and Judd Cohen

The pop-up multi-media art exhibits will remain open for public display two additional days:
Friday, October 2, 12-6pm
Saturday. October 3, 12-6pm


For questions regarding the event or Tacoma Arts Month in general, visit or call 253.591.5191