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IN THE SPIRIT Northwest Native Festival

Experience this indoor/outdoor celebration of Native cultures! Dancing, drumming, singing, shopping at the arts market, a designer runway fashion show, demonstrations, and artist panel discussion will take place in and around all three museums. Connect with a diverse group of Native artists and shop a wide range of exquisite work in all price ranges.


11AM-2PM: Artist RYAN! Feddersen will conduct demonstrations in the Grand Hall, in preparation for her Hot Shop residency occurring August 14-18.

2PM: Artist panel discussion about traditional and native contemporary art with Dan Friday, Preston Singletary, Raven Skyriver and HoWanUT “Haila” Old Peter in the Theater.

This event is in partnership with the Washington State History Museum and Tacoma Art Museum. All three museum’s and related activities are free.

Earlier Event: August 10
Make Your Own: Tile Fusing
Later Event: August 10
Family Day