Pastiche: Senior Capstone Exhibition

Please join the Department of Communication, Media & Design Arts to celebrate the accomplishments of graduating artists in the culmination of their degree program in an exhibition entitled Pastiche. Opening Reception: April 17, 5-7pm April 17, 2024 – May 24, 2024 The University Gallery is open Monday-Friday, 8 am-4 pm or by appointment

Teen Creative Club

Join us while we hang out and create together! Each month we will have different supplies to use, with input from attendees. This month we will do collage, button making, and Shrinky Dinks. We will also vote on what activity to do the following month. For teens ages 13-18. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lacey …

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The Animated Orchestra

The Olympia Symphony invites you to our first-ever Family Concert! This delightful, interactive program will take you on a journey through the instruments of the orchestra, exploring sounds and stories along the way, and ends with a dance party “Under the Sea”! One hour in length (no intermission), and encouraging movement and laughter, this concert …

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Making Comics to Change the World: A Workshop for Youth

*This workshop is only for youth ages 8 to 14.* Registration is required: Comics are a great way to tell stories and make people laugh, but did you know they can also bring positive change to the world? Join “Wildfire” cartoonist Breena Bard for this workshop demonstrating the basics of making comics, designing characters, …

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I SPY: The Secret Museum

I SPY is for the kid in all of us. A special exhibition created by the Harbor History Museum detective squad, I SPY: The Secret Museum is a journey through the little-seen collection areas of the Harbor History Museum. Inspired by the much-loved I SPY books, we decided to apply the idea to our own …

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Shrink Art

Join us for shrinky art! We will be using shrink plastic to create designs that we will put on keychains, earrings, necklaces, and more. Open to ages 8-18.

Apple Tree Showcases Musical Annie

by Tom Simpson for OLY ARTS South Sound children’s theater group Apple Tree Productions will open Annie for a limited run in mid-December. Annie is the first full-scale holiday musical for Apple Tree, in their new home in the historic Capitol Theater, owned by the Olympia Film Society. Heidi Fredericks, founder and artistic director of Apple Tree, …

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Young Arts Ambassadors, 2016

Young Arts Ambassador Youth Showcase

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS The arts are for everyone to create and to enjoy. The Washington Center for the Performing Arts’s Young Arts Ambassadors are learning about the arts from the inside out, and they’ll share their knowledge and creations at a showcase this Saturday. A benefit for the program, the showcase features …

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River Ridge High School Drama Club

Thurston County Scores Big at the State Thespian Festival

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Student actors, playwrights and stage crews scored big in the latest statewide Thespian Festival, held at Central Washington University March 16-17. Students and their teachers are rightfully proud and look forward to nationals this summer, though it isn’t clear all will be able to attend. Here’s what a few …

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