IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts

Call to Artists

Washington State Historical Society is now accepting submissions for the 14th Annual IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts juried exhibition. Accepted artwork will not only be displayed at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma for 7 weeks, but will also be eligible for awards and monetary prizes including Best of Show, Honoring the Northwest, Honoring Tradition, Honoring Innovation, and the Peoples' Choice Awards.

Applications can be completed online. Submissions will be accepted thorugh April 6, 2019. The exhibition will be on view from June 20 through August 11, 2019.

Click here to see exhibition guidelines.

Fill out an application here.

View a photo gallery of artwork, performances, and vendors from past IN THE SPIRIT exhibitions and festivals. 

Questions about IN THE SPIRIT exhibition or festival? Contact Molly Wilmoth at 253-798-5926 or