Tacoma Art Museum

Tacoma, WA

Executive Director

The Tacoma Art Museum (TAM) is in the search for an Executive Director. Please click to view the full position description or to nominate/apply.

The Tacoma Art Museum seeks a transformative executive director to build upon TAM’s 80+ years of Pacific Northwest arts leadership to create engaging exhibitions and programming, grow revenue, and meaningfully engage Tacoma’s diverse community in cultural dialogue and participation.

Founded in 1935 and currently located on the homelands of the Puyallup Tribe of Indians, TAM opened a beautiful building in downtown Tacoma in 2003 that features five expansive exhibition spaces displaying a permanent collection of 4,500 works of art.

TAM transforms communities by sharing art that inspires broader perspectives and cultivates a compassionate future. Named by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Great Places to See Art in Smaller Cities,” the museum has developed a national reputation for presenting art in a thought-provoking yet accessible manner, with a strong commitment to Northwest art through its acquisition and exhibition programs. In addition to dynamic exhibitions, nationally touring shows, and historical retrospectives, TAM serves the diverse communities of the region through innovative programming and learning opportunities for all ages, including free community festivals and events.

We appreciate you sharing the position description with your network, and also any nominations you might have.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lee Kappelman or Dennis Hanthorn at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com

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