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“Boomer,” the red-nosed moose expected to arrive on Franklin Ave and 4th Ave, downtown Olympia.

Created by Scrapper Pat

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On Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and 4th Avenue, in the Diamond Parking lot in front of the Mount Rainier mural, “Boomer” will join the downtown Olympia landscape as a temporary public art installation. 

Jill Carter’s “CoHo Ho” Salmon Art Installation, Unveiled at LoveOly Winter Fest, Celebrates the Return of the Light

LoveOly Winter Fest was a kickoff to Downtown for the Holidays and took place on November 28

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On Sunday, November 28, 2021, at LoveOly Winter Fest, the Olympia Downtown Alliance unveiled an art installation called “CoHo Ho” created by local artist, Jill Carter.

The “CoHo Ho” are lightboxes made of plywood, corrugated plastic, lots of LEDs and Christmas lights and translucent paint. Each of the four salmon installed downtown are unique and measure roughly 6’x8’ and are mounted to the trees on welded steel brackets.