By Zachariah Bryan Northwest Asian Weekly As board president and founder of the Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) in Tacoma, Patsy O’Connell sees diversity every day. The APCC, founded in November of 1996, is the only Asian and Pacific Islander cultural center located in Pierce County, representing an impressive 47 countries. Moreover, it’s brimming with […]
By Zachariah Bryan NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY For Patsy O’Connell, founder of the Asia Pacific Cultural Center in Tacoma, this project is a long time coming. After nearly 20 years, she is hoping for a slam-dunk development that will leave an imprint not only in Tacoma, but in the whole Puget Sound Region. A new 390,000 […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Several robes from the Young collection will be heading back to the Pacific Northwest in the coming months, though their destination is not yet decided.
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Al Young and his sister Connie Yu Young served the Tacoma Art Museum with a lawsuit on Thursday, Feb. 28, to stop the auction of their late parents’ donation to the Tacoma Art Museum. Then, on Tuesday, March 5, they withdrew the lawsuit following a concession from the Tacoma […]
In early February, the Northwest Asian Weekly broke the story of the Tacoma Art Museum’s deaccessioning of Chinese imperial robes. The story eventually made its way into the mainstream news and, though they were several supportive comments, many people did not understand what the issue was. The museum was acting in its full legal rights. […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly For years, the Tacoma Art Museum has wowed attendees with its collection of Chinese textiles and jades, many of which