Olympia Arts Walk April 27 & 28

City of Olympia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date of Release: April 10, 2018
Contact:

Angel Nava
Arts Program Specialist
360.753.8384
anava@ci.olympia.wa.us


Olympia Arts Walk April 27 & 28

ARTS WALK RELEASES EVENT MAP & SCHEDULE WITH NEW DESIGN

April 27-28, 2018 – Olympia, WA – Olympia Arts Walk is a semi-annual community event celebrating the arts.

Spring Arts Walk will feature 156 artist listings, 92 registered venues, and 40 scheduled performances throughout downtown Olympia. Check out our new map design; created to help attendees navigate their experience, and highlight the range of activities happening throughout downtown. Thousands gather in downtown Olympia in both the Spring and Fall for a festive arts experience that uses creativity to connect and engage people. Many of our unique downtown businesses and organizations transform their spaces into creative hubs filled with art, demonstrations, and performances. In the streets and sidewalks you will find pop up performances and places to connect around almost every corner.

Spring Arts Walk features the Procession of the Species Celebration produced by Earthbound Productions.

The Procession of the Species Celebration creates cultural connections between communities and the natural world.

Procession of the Species is Saturday, April 28, 2018 starting at 4:30 p.m.

Also, be sure to attend the Luminary Procession Friday, April 27, 2018 at 9:30 p.m. (weather dependent)

Visit www.procession.org for more information.

Attendees are encouraged to carpool or take public transportation to and from the event. Please be aware of event related street closures and tow zones.

Arts Walk is presented by the City of Olympia Parks, Arts & Recreation Department and Olympia Arts Commission, with support from Art House Designs, Capitol City Press, Capitol Heating & Cooling, Heritage Bank, MIXX 96fm and Oly Arts.

Maps available now at participating event locations.

To download an Arts Walk map, and for event previews & highlights visit: www.olympiawa.gov/artswalk