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"It's the Art!" Olympia Beer Advertising Show

Celebrate the art of beer! This free show features over 50 original advertising artworks created for the Olympia Brewing Company during the 1930s through 1950s. These paintings were translated into billboards, and were then meant to be thrown away. Luckily they survived, and offer a rare glimpse into advertising art and social norms of the day.

Visit Tumwater’s craft breweries before or after the art show for a chance to win great prizes!

WHAT: It’s the Art! 2019 / Olympia Beer Advertising Art Show
WHEN: November 7 through December 7; Thursday-Friday-Saturday of each week (closed Thanksgiving Day); 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Schmidt House, 330 Schmidt Place SW, Tumwater
COST: Free (donations gratefully accepted)

For more information, contact Karen Johnson at or (360) 890-2299

SPONSORED BY—the Olympia Tumwater Foundation, Matchless Brewing, Comfort Inn-Tumwater, and the City of Tumwater Lodging Tax Advisory Committee