Grab your helmets and join us for a FREE bicycle tour of public art in the Beacon Hill neighborhood.
Partnering with Seattle Neighborhood Greenways, the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture is offering a family-friendly, seven-mile (round trip) bike tour for all ages and abilities that will take you from Jimi Hendrix Park/Northwest African-American Museum to Jefferson Park.
We will stop to view these public artworks—including the four sites below in the City’s collection—and more, including at the Centilia Cultural Center at El Centro:
- Urban Peace Circle, by Gerard Tsutakawa – Sam Smith Park
- Drawing the Land; Painting and Sculpting the Land, by Elizabeth Conner – Jefferson Park
- The Dream Ship “Beacon Hill Discovery”, by Miles Addison Pepper – Beacon Hill Library
- Ravens Bills Downspouts, by Miles Addison Pepper – Beacon Hill Library
- Tidal Wave Story, by Ellen Ziegler – Fire Station 13
Artists Elizabeth Conner (Drawing the Land and Painting and Sculpting the Land) and Gerard Tsutakawa (Urban Peace Circle), and others will join us to talk about their artworks. Participants will also learn about other bike routes in the region that feature prominent public artworks.
Date: Saturday, September 15
Tour Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Tour starts: Jimi Hendrix Park, 2400 S Massachusetts St. (24th Ave S & S Massachusetts St). Meet at the shelter (pictured here).
This easy-paced tour will take you on public streets, bicycle lanes and multi-use trails. Participants need to provide their own bike (or use a dock-less ride share bike) and helmets are required.