The Tacoma Arts Commission and its staff play a vital role in supporting Tacoma's arts and cultural programs. They encourage the development of the local arts community through the administration of arts and cultural funding programs, managing the City's public art collection, and producing a variety of public programs that enhance and contribute to Tacoma's local economy.

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Metro Parks Tacoma is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an outdoor sculptural artwork that reflects the vibrant, colorful and unique atmosphere of the Eastside Community Center and the surrounding community. The sculpture will be sited at ESCC’s west entrance/courtyard area, and may be freestanding or attached to the exterior of the building. Local and regional artists are encouraged to apply, with priority given to artists that reflect the Eastside community including artists of color, first and second generation immigrants, and Indigenous artists.


  • Applicant(s) must live in Washington or Oregon

  • Applicants cannot be an employee, board member, council member, or commissioner of Metro Parks Tacoma or the City of Tacoma

  • Applicants must be 18 years or older