Past Shows

Phil Roach
May 18th – Helm Death



Second Peoples
April 16th – May 14th



Jeremy Mangan and Micah Tucker
March 22nd – April 10th



Truths We Forgot to Lie About
February 19th – March 15th



Discrete Infinity
December 18th – January 19th



Fresh Salad
August 21st – September 10th



Ahhhhhhh!!! Ha.
June 17th – July 9th



Free For All
May 15th – June 11th



Doodle-ee-Dee
April 17th – May 9th



Mt. Eerie, Julie Doiron and Guests
April 19th



Rafter at Stereo Lounge
April 15th

We’ll be hosting Rafter Roberts of Asthmatic Kitty at the Stereo Lounge tonight. It’s $5 and Rafter will sing and dance with his five piece rock band! Yes!


TRIB CD Release party
April 11th



Children of Nature
March 20th – April 9th



March 8th – Trevor Dickson and guests

On Saturday March 8th Trevor Dickson of The Elephants will play a solo set at The Helm. Also performing will be Skeleton Rebellion (Tristan Marcum of Vells), Ick! (Zachary Marvick), and John Stockton. Doors are at 7pm and tickets are $6.


March 6th – All Night Movie Sleep-In!

Thursday March 6th, The Helm’s having a sleepover. We will be projecting movies on a large screen in the main space of the gallery. From Shaq-Fu to Jaques Tati. We actually haven’t decided what we’re gonna play yet. It’s gonna kick ass though. If you have suggestions, email them to peter@thehelmgallery.com. Bring your sleeping bag and hang out!


March 1st – Tacoma Juried Show

On Saturday March 1st The Helm will host a Tacoma juried show featuring work solely made by Tacoma area artists. Submissions are still welcome for this show. The deadline for submissions is February 25th. For more information, visit this page.


February 24th – Bill Horist and guests



Issei Watanabe February 21 – 23



February 15th – Dear Records Showcase


Nicholas Nyland and Ellen Ito
This Is a Time Machine
January 17th – February 13th



Zachary Marvick and Chris Sharp
December 20th – January 9th



Don’t Be Absurd
November 15th – December 8th



Chauney Peck & Whiting Tennis
October 18 – November 7



The Kindness of Strangers
September 20th – October 10th