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Seattle-area museums offer free admission Saturday, March 12

The Water Forest sculpture is one of the first works of art that visitors see as they come down from the glass bridge to the Museum of Glass on the Thea Foss waterfront in Tacoma. The museum is offering free admission Saturday, March 12, if you get an advance ticket at smithsonianmag.com/museumday.
The Water Forest sculpture is one of the first works of art that visitors see as they come down from the glass bridge to the Museum of Glass on the Thea Foss waterfront in Tacoma. The museum is offering free admission Saturday, March 12, if you get an advance ticket at smithsonianmag.com/museumday. The News Tribune

Several Seattle-area museums are participating in a special Museum Day Live! event Saturday, March 12, offering free admission for one person and a guest.

Museum Day Live! is normally in autumn, when several Whatcom and Skagit county museums participate. This is an additional free day, promoted for Women’s History Month in March.

Only Seattle-area venues are among the Western Washington museums participating in the nationwide March free day, including: Kids Discovery Museum on Bainbridge Island; Bellevue Arts Museum; Museum of Glass in Tacoma; Seattle Art Museum; Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific Experience; and the Experience Music Project in Seattle.

To get a ticket, go online to smithsonianmag.com/museumday and choose a participating museum. Free tickets are limited to two per address.

Robert Mittendorf

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