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Puget Sound Book Artists 13th Annual Members’ Exhibition: Time Travel: A Creative Journey Through Time

Collins Library University of Puget Sound 1500 N Warner St, Tacoma, WA 98416, Tacoma WA

Playful and profound, the Puget Sound Book Artists 13th Annual Members’ Exhibition on the theme of Time Travel will be exhibited at the Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, from June 4–August 1, 2024. It will also be shown at The Evergreen State College Library, in Olympia, from September 29–December 20, 2024. On display ...

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Fall Arts Walk Registration – Artists and Hosting Locations

Arts Walk Event Website The Creative District, Olympia, United States

Arts Walk invites artists and performers of all art forms and their host locations to register as participants for fall Arts Walk 2024, October 4 & 5. Arts Walk is a community-wide celebration of the arts that happens in partnership with local businesses and organizations. Participation is simple: between now and July 15 (although earlier ...

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Lacey in Tune

Huntamer Park 618 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Come experience the harmony of music and nature at Lacey in Tune. This FREE family-friendly musical series brings together talented artist of various performances. From interactive children’s songs, Classic rock hits, and Celtic Folk music to Reptile Presentations, Comedic Pirates, Amazing Magic and so much more! There’s something for everyone to enjoy. Pack a picnic, ...

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Free

Play in the Parks

Gather the kids and join us Thursday afternoons for fun and laughter at different parks in Lacey for our Play in the Park series.  Come enjoy this wonderful opportunity to bond with family and friends with FREE entertainment and activities in July and August!

Free

ART ‘N THE ALLEY

ART 'N THE ALLEY Saturday JULY 20, 11am - 6pm / In the alley behind 509 Decatur St SW, Olympia, WA 98502 Hosted by Taylor Clinton Event is free. facebook.com/Art-N-The-Alley  @art_n_the_alley This outdoor art show features 10 local visual artist, with live music played throughout the day.  Special performance by local children's theatre group JUICE ...

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Free

IN THE SPIRIT Opening Night & Artist Awards

Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma

Guests are invited to gain first access to the 19th Annual IN THE SPIRIT Contemporary Native Arts Exhibition at the Washington State History Museum. Tour the exhibition, enjoy light refreshments and an awards ceremony with contributing artists. The awards categories include Best in Show, Spirit of the Northwest, Honoring Innovation, Honoring the Ancestors, and the Purchase Prize. ...

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Free

Teen Creative Club

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Join us in the library meeting room while we hang out and create together! Each month we will have different supplies to use, with input from attendees. For teens ages 13-18 Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Library.

Free

Call for Entries – ART IN THE PARK

PenMet Parks Headquarters 2416 14th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 2416 14th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA, WA, United States

Call for Entries - ART IN THE PARK Entry Deadline:  August 5, 2024 How To Enter: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=13717 Artists Notified:  August 23, 2024 Where:  PenMet Parks Headquarters, 2416 14th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA Exhibit Dates:  September 9, 2024 - March 6, 2025 Admission:   Free to All Visitors, Monday - Friday (9 AM-5 PM)   ...

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Free

The 19th Annual IN THE SPIRIT Arts Market and Northwest Native Festival

Washington State History Museum 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma

The IN THE SPIRIT Arts Market and Northwest Native Festival is an annual summer celebration of Native arts and culture. The festival offers a variety of activities for all ages, including art exhibitions, a fashion show at the Tacoma Art Museum, live performances, artisan vendors, interactive activities, and food. This free community event is hosted ...

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Free

Teen Creative Club

Lacey Timberland Library 500 College St SE, Lacey, WA, United States

Join us in the library meeting room while we hang out and create together! Each month we will have different supplies to use, with input from attendees. For teens ages 13-18 Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey Library.

Free

Creativity Salons hosted by Window Seat Media, monthly

The Liberation Collective, YWCA Friendship Hall 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Window Seat Media is hosting a space to support community members engaging in creativity. Bring a storytelling project in your chosen medium that you want to work ...

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Free and by donation

Creativity Salons hosted by Window Seat Media, monthly

The Liberation Collective, YWCA Friendship Hall 220 Union Ave SE, Olympia

Come learn from and with other artists. Work on a creative project, build skills in your chosen artistic practice and gain insight from other creatives during your process. Window Seat Media is hosting a space to support community members engaging in creativity. Bring a storytelling project in your chosen medium that you want to work ...

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Free and by donation
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