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Art and baseball come together for City of Tacoma at Cheney Stadium’s Arts Appreciation Night

Think art and baseball don’t mix? You obviously haven’t checked out the new public art at the renovated Cheney Stadium in Tacoma. Recent pieces installed as part of the one-per-cent-for-art budget program include LED-lit salmon sculptures, light installations and a baseball-themed mosaic; to show it all off (and dedicate the new art) the City of Tacoma Arts Commission is hosting an Arts Appreciation Night next Monday at the Stadium, including dance, hands-on art and a game between the Rainiers and the Tucson Padres.

The event includes a tour of the public art at 5:30 p.m. leaving from the

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Free Arts Month: Walking around Tacoma’s public art

Tuesdays are often as tricky as Mondays for free arts events: Theaters are dark and galleries are (mostly) closed. But public art is always there whenever you care to look, and Tacoma has a wealth of it. One great way to see it, at least for the highly-concentrated downtown art, is to give yourself a walking tour. All the art is listed by map and photo on the city’s arts website: www.tacomaculture.org/arts/publicart.asp, scroll to launch the public art tour. You can also ask at Tacoma Art Museum for their GPS treasure hunt brochure.

Why walk to see art?

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