Mayor Strickland Rides Magic Bus May 17

16 May

Photo: John Farrell

May 17, Third Thursday Art Walk, is your opportunity to take the Tacoma Art Bus with special guest tour guide, Mayor Marilyn Strickland. Get on board for a meet-and-greet with the mayor and see art at some of T-town’s favorite galleries, boutiques and other intriguing venues including the Seymour Conservatory at Wright Park!

There will also be special giveaways including an overnight stay at Courtyard Marriott Tacoma, passes to the Museum of Glass and Tacoma Art Museum, and other great prizes!

Catch the bus at 6 pm at the curb outside Tacoma Art Museum. Tickets are $10 ($20 VIP) and may be purchased online up to 12 hours in advance at Brown Paper Tickets. Tickets may also be purchased at the bus stop from 5:30-6 pm on a first come, first served basis. Scheduled stops include:

•    Art Stop – Featuring the popular “Arfs & Craft” Dog Bowl Auction benefiting the Prison Pet Partnership Program in Purdy
•    W.W. Seymour Conservatory“The Lost Tribes of Hilltop” blown glass installation by the Hilltop Artists
•    B2 Fine Art Gallery“Sweet Freedom’s Jubilee” featuring the work of sculptor Mar’zil Davis of Seattle, and fiber artist Mary Johnson of Birmingham, Alabama
•    Chelsia Berry Designs – Original fashion by Chelsia Berry, plus art by Angela Wales Rockett, Copper Hawk and Juliette Ricci
•    253 Collective “Catch It If You Can!” exhibit by Photographer Kathy Bauer
•    Laughing Lotus – Dia De Los Muertos, Lowbrow Art, and Pop art by Stephanie Snyder
•    Embellish – Art by Vic Wade
•    Jewell Day Spa – Blown glass by Michael Jewell and repurposed glass-and-metal art by Deidre Norris
•    Tacoma City Grocer – The downtown’s new urban grocer featuring art  by Kristin Johnson

The Art Bus is sponsored by the Tacoma Arts Commission and Weekly Volcano Newspaper.

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