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History Pub

History Pub at McMenamins Elks Temple

Guest speaker: Native artist Peter Boome
  • Dates:
    Aug 3, 5:30pm - 9:00pm
  • Ages:
    All ages
  • Where:
    565 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Tickets:

    FREE!

  • Accessibility:

    Accessible

History Pub at McMenamins Elks Temple
Featuring artist Peter Boome (Upper Skagit)
Tuesday, August 3, doors at 5:30 PM, program starts at 7:00 PM

565 Broadway, Tacoma

FREE and open to the public

We’re SO GLAD to be back! Our popular partnership with McMenamins returns with the first History Pub event in over a year. Join fellow history lovers in the Spanish Ballroom where you can enjoy delicious craft beverages and tasty food while listening to an engaging historical presentation. All ages are welcome. Doors open at 5:30, and the program will begin at 7:00.

History pubs are held on the first Tuesday evening of each month.

Meet Native artist Peter Boome, Upper Skagit, at the August 3 History Pub.

Peter will talk about his inspirations, creative process, and how Native art traditions and culture have informed his contemporary work. Peter’s award-winning work has been featured in multiple annual IN THE SPIRIT exhibitions at the Washington State History Museum, including two works in the 2021 exhibition on view now through August 29.

Peter Boome, IN THE SPIRIT 2021, Positive Perspective

Peter Boome (Upper Skagit), “Positive Perspective,” 2020. Acrylic on wood canvas, 15×31 inches.

Peter Boome, IN THE SPIRIT 2021, Elk Antler Necklace

Peter Boome (Upper Skagit), “Elk Antler Necklace,” 2020. Red cedar mini mask, bison hair, elk antlers, glass trade beads, leather, glass, acrylic paint, 16×4 inches.