3 to See (At Home): Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections

Tacoma’s Museum District is keeping remote learning and program opportunities alive, continuing to feature cultural enjoyment, education, and community connection virtually. Link into the websites of these world-class museums and admire different artistic mediums, explore the depths of the Puget Sound, or even create your own digital exhibition! Tacoma Art Museum is now providing resources with TAM at Home, the Washington State History Museum has created a new free app with history lessons to go, Foss Waterway Seaport is offering daily virtual programming, and the Children’s Museum of Tacoma is facilitating a day camp for frontline workers along with playful online resources! For more information or to access these resources click here.

Travel Tacoma From Home-a

Although this spring may not be going exactly how you hoped it would — full of travel, fun, and new adventures — Travel Tacoma has made it possible to be a tourist in your own city without ever having to leave your house. Currently featured on the Travel Tacoma website are virtual museum collections, history and streaming of all the different movies Pierce country has starred in, epic video inspiration of our stunning scenery, virtual tours of local gems, and much more! So, go explore and learn all the cool things Tacoma and Pierce County have to offer.

Design a Library Card

Students: Here’s your chance to design a library card that will be in the hands and wallets of thousands of Pierce County residents! Pierce County Library System is asking kids and teens to design a new library card. Take part in this free design contest that goes through Friday, May 29, and have your name appear along next to your artwork on the printed card, which will be available throughout Pierce County. Professional artists will review entries and select finalists for the two age categories (children between ages 5-11 and teenagers between 12-18). The public will select the winners from the finalists by voting online later this year. So start thinking and get going on your masterpiece here.

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