Saturday, September 26
Tour Time: 12:30 – 4 p.m.
Tour starts: Salmon Bay Natural Area, 3419 N.W. 54th St. (Map It). Meet at the artwork A Salish Welcome at the west end of The Canal’s parking lot. Street parking is located north of NW 54th St.
Grab your helmets and join us for a FREE bicycle tour of public art from Salmon Bay to Seattle Art Museum’s Olympic Sculpture Park. Partnering with Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is offering a family-friendly, 10 mile (round trip) bike tour for all ages and abilities that will take you from Ballard to Belltown. We will stop to view public artworks at Hiram Chittenden Locks, Myrtle Edwards Park and more. Artists Marvin Oliver (A Salish Welcome) and Roger Fernandes (Snoqual/Moon the Transformer) will join us to talk about their artworks. Participants will also learn about other bike routes in the region that feature prominent public artworks.
This easy-paced tour will take you on public streets, bicycle lanes and multi-use trails. Bicycles and helmets required.
Image: Marvin Oliver, A Salish Welcome, 2010. Seattle Public Utilities 1% for Art funds and Department of Neighborhoods Neighborhood Matching Funds.
I hope you guys are partnering with Pronto Bike with this! It would be an incredible missed opportunity if you weren’t!