Posts Tagged ‘ ArtBeat ’

A conversation with Tacoma Art Museum curators

Mar 5th, 2013 | By
A conversation with Tacoma Art Museum curators

“A curator (from Latin: curare meaning ‘take care’) is a manager or overseer. Traditionally, a curator or keeper of a cultural heritage or institution (e.g., gallery, museum, library or archive) is a content specialist responsible for an institution’s collection and involved with the interpretation of heritage material.” From Wikipedia The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) currently
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Artists flourish at Proctor gallery

Nov 28th, 2012 | By

Over the several years I’ve written about art, the arts, artists, galleries, etc., for this newspaper, I’ve seen many changes to include the fact that galleries have recently had to close their doors. So, it was of interest to note that Proctor Art Gallery is on the threshold of its fourth anniversary celebration. Wondering what
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Tale of a Tile Maker: One-on-one with Claudia Riedener

Aug 28th, 2012 | By
Tale of a Tile Maker: One-on-one with Claudia Riedener

On a warm August day, I drove to Claudia Riedener’s house that she said would be easy to find “because we painted it orange.”  (Actually it is the color of pumpkin for pumpkin pie, just after you have mixed in the cinnamon and cloves.)  Against that unusual color, a bevy of plants, created a happy
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Just my cup of tea

Jul 30th, 2012 | By

On a hot July day in downtown Tacoma, I was determined to park my car in a spot of shade.  Ready to give up hope after driving around and around, I finally found a shade patch on the south end of Broadway, at the corner of 13th.  Shady and an easy walk to my destination.
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