Roller Skating in Washington

sat11feb6:50 pmsat6:50 pmRoller Skating in WashingtonREGISTER NOW!Washington State History Museum, 1911 Pacific Ave., Tacoma

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Explore the history of roller skating at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma February 11th-August 20th, 2023. SKATE: Rinks, Derbies & Disco in Washington Skate History explores how skate culture and trends have reflected social and political movements, providing entertainment and community in Washington for over 100 years.

SKATE highlights objects, photographs, stories, and interactive elements from the Washington State Historical Society with contributions from partnering museums and many community submissions. The artifacts in SKATE span from early 20th-century endurance competitions to modern-day roller derby.

The Washington State History Museum will host a public opening night reception on Saturday, February 11th 7-9pm – registration required. Lead curator Gwen Whiting will give a presentation on the history of skating in Washington.


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