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Upcoming Events at the Karshner Center Museum
Upcoming Events at the Karshner Center Museum
Posted on 05/11/2022

In addition to the upcoming K-12 Vesey/Munson Art Show on May 13-18, The Karshner Center will host an Artists in Action Festival on May 21 from 12-5 p.m.  

The event is completely FREE! Teachers and teaching artists will have projects for students and families to take part in. We hope you’ll join for some incredible art and fun!  

Award Winning Artists and Groups will be demonstrating their art such as:  

  • • Mauricio Robalino, you may have seen his beautiful mosaic murals in Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital, or on Ruston Way 

  • • Ron Snowden’s beautiful watercolor paintings 

  • • Artists from Asia Pacific Cultural Center sharing their folk art forms 

  • • Tacoma’s Calligraphy Guild 

  • • A puppeteer from Book-It Repertory Theatre in Seattle 

  • • Painters and weavers and computer art designers 

  • • Shroom Bros. from Tacoma demonstrating silk screening 

  • • Puyallup High School pottery students throwing (creating) pots 

  • • Franklin Pierce High School students and their teacher demonstrating making tiles. 

  • • And much more!


Also, see four of Tacoma’s great artists on exhibit at the Karshner Center for the month of May. The featured artists are: Patsy Surh O’Connell, Mauricio Robalino, Ron Snowden and Peter Boome 

Additionally, The Karshner Center Museum will host The Magic and Diversity of Stories on June 4 from 12-5 p.m. This event is also free and will feature:  

  • • Oregon Shadow Puppet Theatre performing Puss N’ Boots 

  • • Beats N’ Rhythms Hip Hop Group Interactive Performance 

  • • Native Storytellers 

  • • Award-Winning Books Read Aloud


There will also be giveaways and hands on activities to participate in.