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OLY ARTS is available for free at more than 500 locations in Olympia and Thurston County. These locations include:

  • Hand distribution at arts and live music events in Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater
  • Performing Arts venues
  • Concert Venues
  • Libraries
  • Coffee shops
  • Art galleries
  • Independent bookstores
  • Locally owned businesses

OLY ARTS is available for free at locations throughout the Thurston County region. If you’d prefer to have a copy mailed to you directly, you can subscribe for just $12 for 1 year and we’ll mail your issues straight to your door. If you have questions, please email

1 Year Subscription:

Order a single copy or back issue of OLY ARTS for $4 each. Back issues are available beginning with July 2016. Please specify the requested issue when ordering! We will only ship to US addresses.

You may also send a check and information via snail mail to:

120 State Ave NE #304
Olympia WA 98501-8212

Want to distribute OLY ARTS at your business or event? Contact Kevin Walker at

Where's my printed copy?

In response to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, and following the recommendations of the CDC and other officials, we have suspended the distribution of printed copies until further notice.

Although you will not find copies of OLY ARTS on the tables of your favorite coffee shop, restaurant, theatre, etc., we will continue publishing high quality articles for free here online.

We are a small, independent community publication. In order to meet our mission and provide the best possible free arts coverage in our community, we rely on partnerships with local arts supporters and organizations.

If you feel that continued coverage of our local arts and culture is important to you, please join our list of supporters by making a small contribution.

I know that we will make it through this uncertain time if we continue to focus on what’s important — the health, safety and stability of our local communities and populations.

Billy Thomas, Publisher

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