We are happy to announce that Tacoma Sister Cities has partnered with the Tacoma Historical Society to bring to you an exhibit of Tacoma Sister Cities’ 62 year history and gifts:
“Bridging Cultures and Hidden Treasures: The History of Tacoma’s Sister Cities & Ports”
The Exhibition opens on September 1st with a reception and program on September 2nd at the Tacoma Historical Society Museum located at 406 South Tacoma Avenue.
The Sister Cities Exhibition will be open until January 5th, Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 am to 3 pm.
The schedule for Sister Cities Events is :
- Kitakyushu, Japan, September 2nd, 6 – 8 pm: PLEASE RSVP using this link: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/168788443779/
- Cienfuegos, Cuba and Boca del Rio,
- Mexico on October 4th 6 – 8 pm and
- Biot, France and Aalesund, Norway November 4th, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
The theme of Sister Cities & Ports Receptions is Transition between Cultures: Exploring Immigration Stories in Tacoma. Many of our committee members were born in other cultures and settled in Tacoma. These events will open up opportunities for people of many cultures to share their immigrant stories.
Sponsors are City of Tacoma, Port of Tacoma, Tacoma Creates, Pierce County, Fuchs Foundation, Kilworth Foundation,WA arts.