Sessions at 6 and 6:30 p.m.

Museum of Glass and the YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties are teaming up to host an evening of Zumba fitness dancing in conjunction with First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move Museums & Gardens initiative. The event will take place on the Museum of Glass Main Plaza during Third Thursday ArtWalk from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitors of all ages are invited to participate in two brief Zumba classes at 6 and 6:30 p.m. and also make jingle bell bracelets from 5 to 7 p.m. to wear when they dance. Healthy snacks will be provided. All activities are free of charge.

Schedule of Events:
5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Jingle Bell Bracelet Making
6:00 – 6:20 p.m. Zumba
6:20 – 6:30 p.m. Healthy Snack/Water Break
6:30 – 6:50 p.m. Zumba

About Let’s Move Museums & Gardens:
Developed in coordination with national museum and garden leaders, Let’s Move Museums & Gardens will sign up 2,000 museums and gardens and reach 200 million visitors in the next year. The initiative aims to reach out to and engage twenty million young people in one year in Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens education programs. Activities will include interactive exhibits, afterschool, summer programming and cafeterias that help educate young people on how to make healthy food choices and be physically active. In addition, Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens aims to offer healthier choices in 90% of existing facilities.Learn more: 

The Museum of Glass provides a dynamic learning environment to appreciate the medium of glass through creative experiences, collections and exhibitions. In addition to the Hot Shop Amphitheater where visitors can watch artists work, the facilities include galleries, outdoor exhibition areas, a theater, hands-on art studio, grand hall, café and store.

Museum of Glass is sponsored in part by Ben B. Cheney Foundation, The Boeing Company Charitable Foundation, City of Tacoma Arts Commission, Arts Fund, Forest Foundation, and Sequoia Foundation.

Hours and Admission:
Open Wednesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Third Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Store is also open Tuesdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Summer hours [Memorial Day through Labor Day]: also open Monday and Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. Admission is free for members, $12 general, $10 seniors, military and students [13+ with ID], $10 groups of 10 or more, $5 children [6-12] years old. Children under 6 are admitted free. Admission is free every third Thursday of the month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Info Line 253-284-4750/ 1-866-4MUSEUMMuseum of Glass, 1801 Dock Street Tacoma, WA 98402

Media Contact: 
Susan Newsom, Communications Manager,