Three downtown parks will come alive with art of all kinds this summer. ArtsParks, a program sponsored by the Office of Arts and Cultural AffairsSeattle Parks and Recreation4Culture and the Metropolitan Improvement District, will feature free art events in Victor Steinbrueck ParkOccidental Park and Westlake Park June through October.

Experience art in process and interact with the artists at Westlake Park in a series programmed by conceptual and installation artist Ingrid Lahti and visual and sound artist Carrie Bodle.

At Victor Steinbrueck Park, puppeteer Rob D’Arc will curate puppetry, improv and busker-like entertainment. At Occidental Park, visual artist Susie J. Lee and landscape architect Elizabeth A. Umbanhowar will weave themes from Japanese writer Haruki Murakami’s work into interactive performances, readings, music and visual works.

For Westlake Park event dates and details, visit the Westlake ArtsParks Event page or Facebook page.