Procession of the Species

Procession of the SpeciesOLY ARTS is excited to provide comprehensive coverage of the 2018 Procession of the Species.

The 2018 Procession Celebration:

  • Luminary Procession –
    Friday April 27, 2018 – 9:30 pm
  • Procession of the Species –
    Saturday April 28, 2018 – 4:30 pm

2018 PHOTO ESSAYS by Shanna Paxton

 

Procession Features

Procession of the Species 2018 — Photo Essay

OLY ARTS is excited to partner again with Shanna Paxton Photography for the complete...

Luminary Procession 2018 – Photo Essay

OLY ARTS is excited to partner again with Shanna Paxton for complete photographic...

Procession: Luminary Lights Glow in the Night

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS The subtler sibling to the many-splendored Procession of...

Procession: Honk if You Love Dance

by Bryan Willis for OLY ARTS Artesian Rumble Arkestra is teaming up with Radical Acts of...

Procession: Hansen Elementary Students Get Industrious

by Karen Lunde for OLY ARTS Although few people welcome ants parading across their...

Procession: Berebitsky’s Marvelous Menagerie

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS   Jerry Berebitsky is the technical director for...

Procession of the Species 2018

by Adam McKinney for OLY ARTS The annual return of two Olympia institutions is...

Luminary Procession 2017 – Photo Essay

OLY ARTS is excited to partner with Shanna Paxton Photography for complete photographic...

Procession of the Species 2017 – Photo Essay

OLY ARTS is excited to partner with Shanna Paxton Photography for complete photographic...

Corinna Luyken

2017: Corinna Luyken at Captain Little

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Most kids love to draw. The difference between artists like...

Olympia Waldorf School peacocks

2017: OIympia Waldorf School Struts Its Stuff

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Led by Jerry Berebitsky, Olympia Waldorf School has...

blue heron at Nisqually Wildlife Refuge

2017: Alki Middle School and the Shores of Nisqually

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Since 1974, the Nisqually river delta has been set...

Madison Elementary lion puppet, photo by Laura Killian

2017: The Pride of Madison Elementary

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS According to the Daily Mail, there were over 200,000...

Samba Olywa

2017: The Tigers of Samba Olywa

by Christian Carvajal for OLY ARTS Samba dancing began as semba in Angola, then evolved...

 


Procession Participation Rules

The three rules below inspire, nourish and protect the Procession’s cultural evolution of imagination, creation and sharing.

No written or spoken words. We use no words, symbols or lyrics in our art, music or dance.

No pets or live animals. We have no live animals in the Procession, with the exception of service animals.

No motorized vehicles. We do not motorize our creations, and that includes the use of musical amplification. Of course, a motorized wheelchair is certainly permitted.

What: Procession of the Species

When:

  • Luminary Procession – Friday April 27, 2018 – 9:30 pm
  • Procession of the Species – Saturday April 28, 2018 – 4:30 pm

Where: Legion Way and Jefferson St. to Heritage Park,
Fifth Ave. and Water St.

How much: free

Learn more: 360-705-1087 |
Procession of the Species

Procession Mission

To empower communities to engage in cultural relationships with the natural world as a means of sustaining efforts of environmental protection and restoration.

PAST PHOTO ESSAYS:

2018 PHOTO ESSAYS by Shanna Paxton

2017 PHOTO ESSAYS by Shanna Paxton

About the Procession of the Species

Created by the community for the community the Procession of the Species Celebration is a joyous, artistic pageant, embracing the languages of art, music and dance to inspire learning, appreciation and protection of the natural world. The intent of the Procession is to elevate the dignity of the human spirit by enhancing the cultural exchange that we have with each other and with the natural world… and to do that through imagination, creation, and sharing.