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Our mission is to bridge communities and generations through art, culture, education and business.

Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) serves as an interactive cultural crossroads between local and international communities.

APCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization was formed in November 1996 from the vision of a small group of citizens representing three generations of Americans from Asian and Pacific Islanders heritage. APCC represents 47 countries and cultures, offering programs and services honoring their distinct artistry, business protocols, history and social practices.

Our 20th Annual New Year Celebration was an amazing success.  Thousands of people came to enjoy the days activities of cultural entertainment, food, demos, shopping and more.  

Below is a highlight video of the host country of Korea.



Friday, April 13, 2018 1:10 PM

Discover Korea

Please click on the image below for more information.  We are excited to present this event to the public.

Monday, March 19, 2018 4:36 PM

Chinese Opera Coming to Seattle and Tacoma

We are very excited to present this upcoming show in Seattle and Tacoma.  Join us for an amazing evening of entertainment.  Please click here for more information and ticket purchasing.

Monday, March 19, 2018 7:02 AM

Our April artist is Darishma Alphonse

See her work at the APCC gallery starting in April and please join us for her artist reception on April 6th, 4-6 pm.Light refreshments will be served.

The main themes in D33Light’s art focus on the spiritual aspects of the mind and the ways in which people can reach liberation, or moksha in Sanskrit.

Sunday, February 25, 2018 1:38 PM

March Artist Esther M Smith (°1954, Wiesbaden, Germany) creates mixed media artworks and drawings.

See her amazing work at the APCC gallery starting March 3rd. Click here for more information.  

Join us for her artist reception on Thursday, March 15, 4-6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 9:03 AM

2018 Samoan Cultural Celebration Committee Application for Scholarships.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED FOR SCHOLARSHIPS.  Click here to download the application form.

Ten (10) $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to this year’s high school seniors who are of Samoan or part-Samoan heritage and plan to enroll in college/university for Fall 2018 Semester. The scholarships are sponsored by the Samoan Cultural Celebration Committee, a group affiliated with the Asia Pacific Culture Center (APCC). Seniors attending high schools in the State of Washington are encouraged to apply.

Questions - please contact Mattye Evans at, cell: 253-208-8769.

Applications are also available with Senior Counselors of your high schools, church Pastors, and from the APCC Center at 4851 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA, 98409.

Asia Pacific Cultural Center
4851 South Tacoma Way | Tacoma, WA 98409
Telephone: (253)383.3900
Fax: (253)292-1551
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