Light art downtown, with music or poetry at each stop. 5-9pm Dec. 30 - Jan. 24. Free, walkable, drivable.
Join us for a dynamic lunch conversation with artist/scientist Kristian Brevik, maker of the whale lantern art installation "Ghosts of the Salish Sea." We'll ride the lift 20ft up to see the lanterns close-up in real time! Then watch how they were made and installed on the 100-year-old beams of the Foss Waterway Seaport, and… Continue reading Ghost Lanterns: Meet the artist
Get out those LEDs – and if you have one, a kayak or paddleboard. On Friday June 4, Tacomans will light up the Thea Foss Waterway with the first-ever Lantern Paddle for Species, a part of Tacoma Ocean Fest 2021. With shoreside entertainment from 7-9pm, light art and paddle launch at 9pm, the event isn’t… Continue reading Lantern Paddle for Species
Picking up trash off a beach is a good thing. But if you can count it for science, then toss it into a giant octopus sculpture, it’s even better. That’s exactly what Tacomans can do at the annual Tacoma Shoreline Survey & Cleanup. Centered on Jack Hyde Park on Ruston Way, the event actually stretches… Continue reading Tacoma Shoreline Survey & Cleanup
Explore the fascinating world of low-tide creatures with marine biologist Emily Pinckney! Open for 20 masked, socially-distanced attendees and also livestreamed on Facebook, with replay here. Sign up now for… Continue reading Marine Biologist Beachwalk
Three nights of ocean film, from adventure to protection to soul. Whales, kayaks, devastating plastic, inspiring communities. Join us for the first-ever Tacoma Ocean Film Fest.