Series of Temporary Art Installations in Tacoma Parks Designed to Help Keep Community Connected

In spring Metro Parks Tacoma offered a hands-on professional public art education program, called Public Art Reaching Community (PARC), in collaboration with the City of Tacoma’s Office of Arts & Cultural Vitality. Under the direction of lead mentor artist Elisheba Johnson, 12 Pierce County artists participated in the program, learning how to develop artwork for the public realm through a combination of online classes, presentations, and mentorship sessions led by experts in the field of public art.

“Art and parks are a major part of Tacoma’s culture,” said Park Board Commissioner Andrea Smith. “Metro Parks is really excited to help […]


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