IN THE SPIRIT Arts Market & Northwest Native Festival
Saturday, August 6, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
This event is held at the Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and Museum of Glass, with indoor and outdoor activities.
The 17th annual IN THE SPIRIT Arts Market & Northwest Native Festival will be held in person on Saturday, August 6! This beloved summer tradition celebrates the diverse Native cultures of our region and is hosted by the Washington State History Museum, Tacoma Art Museum, and Museum of Glass. Festivities are both indoors and outside, the event is FREE and open to the public, including free admission to all three museums. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Shop hand-crafted goods and art, and experience performances by Native singers, dancers, and musicians! Take part in art-making. Don’t miss the Native-designer fashion show at TAM, and watch as Native glass artists create in the Hotshop at MOG. And don’t forget to explore the IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts exhibition at the History Museum.
The in-person festival will be accompanied by a virtual market, opening online on August 6.
Complete festival details will be posted at InTheSpiritArts.org along with the virtual marketplace.InTheSpiritArts.org
Interested in becoming a vendor at the market? Apply here by June 1:APPLY HERE
The Washington State Historical Society is headquartered in Tacoma on the traditional lands of the Puyallup People who have stewarded this land throughout the generations. We pay respect to their elders past and present.