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The Expo will be held inside Foss Hall located on the East side of the building. Tickets picked up at the Gate: $10 Adults, $6 children ages 2 - 12  Hours:  M-F 11am - 8pm            Sat 9am - 8pm                           Sun 12pm - 5pm
The Expo will be held inside Foss Hall located on the East side of the building. Tickets picked up at the Gate: $10 Adults, $6 children ages 2 - 12  Hours:  M-F 11am - 8pm            Sat 9am - 8pm                           Sun 12pm - 5pm
38 backers pledged $1,822 to help bring this project to life.

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First and foremost, this campaign-expo is about giving back to the community. As such, we have rewards available for those who cannot make this expo in person, to gift tickets to foster children and still get a fun memento. Here is the structure:

Thank you.

The Brick by Brick Artist Expo will run from 3/28 through 4/12 located in Foss Hall at the historic Freighthouse Square in Tacoma, WA! No other expo has such a unique location with both shopping AND the best International Food Court/Bakery in the area! That's 102,400 additional square feet to explore beyond the expo!

For hours, ticket, and dining information, please check out our FAQ's!

Our home and the location of the Expo!
Our home and the location of the Expo!

The great connection between this campaign and the expo is that YOU have the opportunity to help shape how the expo is formed! This means with your backing, you can help with what we bring out and the fun interactive areas where you can participate in!

We couldn’t do this much without all of YOU!!

This project-event, Brick by Brick, offers a high-demand creative experience. Seeing AND creating. People are always excited by what we bring, and they want to create themselves. Attendees get up close and personal with our art, AND get to build if they’re so inspired. Playing with imagination. Imagination into play.

WHEN WE REACH OUR GOAL:

     - As we reach our goal and following stretch goals, we will be able to bring in more artists to demonstrate building techniques for all of you!

     - We will be able to bring out additional themed areas and displays that people really get excited about!

     - If we exceed our initial goal, we can improve and expand on our interactive areas! We may even bring out the Death Star and other LARGER displays!

Here are some of the themes that you’ll find when you show up to the expo:

City/Architecture with operating LEGO trains, buildings, cars, and street details

Medieval Village with large castles, warring armies, and Vikings!!

Space!!

Custom and vintage (LEGO set) spaceships, space station, robots, aliens, and Star Wars models!

Art Zone!! - A variety of custom mosaics from literature, pop culture, including some fun renditions on existing artworks and cultural heritage. (Below gives you an idea of the work our Studio does)

- Multiple sculptures including a 10ft. /40,000 piece Statue of Liberty!

And of course, the Space Needle!

In addition to these fun displays and sculptures, a successful campaign allows us to offer the community specialized play zones, duplo for the kids, with unique elements such as an engineering learning zone. This campaign combines our popular art with loads of extra LEGO for a rare and exciting experience not offered at other venues!

REWARDS! What do you get when you support this expo? Admissions into the expo as well as some other Kickstarter-exclusive LEGO experiences to excite you!

PLEDGE $1 OR MORE: City LEGO Builder

- We’ll send you a short clip of Lego Dan letting you know just how much we appreciate you! Thank you!

PLEDGE $5 OR MORE: Apprentice LEGO Builder LV 1

- Exclusive photos from Brick by Brick, our Awesome Expo! Don’t worry about a clunky CD, we’ll email you a special download code after the event. Fun!

PLEDGE $15 OR MORE: Apprentice LEGO Builder LV 2

- 2 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

- Hand written thank you from Dan on a postcard designed and mailed after the Expo!

PLEDGE $25 OR MORE: Apprentice LEGO Builder LV 3

- 2 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

- Exclusive photos and video from Brick by Brick!

- AND a LEGO key chain model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team! Take LEGO wherever you go! Prototype below:

PLEDGE $35 OR MORE: Journeyman LEGO Builder LV 1

- 4 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

- Exclusive photos and video from Brick by Brick!

- AND a LEGO Buddy Model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team! Prototype below:

PLEDGE $50 OR MORE: Journeyman LEGO Builder LV 2

- 4 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

- Exclusive photos and video from Brick by Brick!

- AND an exclusive LEGO Buddy Model KIT! Enjoy your LEGO buddy model, but in a DIY fashion. A must have for every LEGO builder!

PLEDGE $100 OR MORE: Journeyman LEGO Builder LV 3

  - 4 individual exclusive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

ANNOUNCING: Access to the SPECIAL LEGO BUILDER AREA!! What is this Special Area for our LEGO Builders, and why do you want to be a part of it?

  - Featured Backer-driven mosaics build with multiple themes, which means YOU get to put it together throughout the course of the day!

  - Right now this is only available on the weekends, but if we pass our goal, we will be able to bring you more themes and more ways to keep you involved!

  - There will also be lounge seating, artist-led build projects, and specially-themed building areas including Ninjago, Divers/Atlantis, as well as LEGO architecture!

You get 4 special Backer Buttons which will allow you exclusive access and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

  - You will also receive a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

  - Exclusive photos and video from our expo, Brick by Brick!

PLEDGE $150 OR MORE: Master LEGO Builder LV 1

  - 4 individual exclusive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

  - Exclusive commemorative model kit with instructions and tips for building. Shows off the beautiful Tacoma area! Awesome! Prototype below:

ANNOUNCING: Access to the SPECIAL LEGO BUILDER AREA!! What is this Special Area for our LEGO Builders, and why do you want to be a part of it?

  - Featured Backer-driven mosaics build with multiple themes, which means YOU get to put it together throughout the course of the day!

  - Right now this is only available on the weekends, but if we pass our goal, we will be able to bring you more themes and more ways to keep you involved!

  - There will also be lounge seating, artist-led build projects, and specially-themed building areas including Ninjago, Divers/Atlantis, and LEGO architecture!

You get 4 special Backer Buttons which will allow you the access and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

  - You will also receive a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

  - Exclusive photos and video from our expo, Brick by Brick!

PLEDGE $500 OR MORE: Premier LEGO Builder

  - 4 individual exclusive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

ANNOUNCING: Early Access to Expo!!

  - You and three guests will get access an hour before to the expo, working side by side with Dan Parker and his artists as they guide you in creating a masterwork that becomes part of the art displayed for the remainder of the show!

  - You also get to take home FOUR themed Lego trophies autographed by Dan Parker to commemorate your Master Lego Builder experience!

You get 4 special Backer Buttons which will allow you the access and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

  - You will also receive a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

  - Exclusive photos and video from our expo, Brick by Brick!

PLEDGE $1000 OR MORE: Executive LEGO Builder

  - 4 individual exclusive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

ANNOUNCING: Access to the Expo for up to the ENTIRE Expo!! This could mean 16 days of LEGO!! We love more LEGO!

  - You and three guests will get access an hour before to the expo, working side by side with Dan Parker and his artists as they guide you in creating a masterwork that becomes part of the art displayed for the remainder of the show!

  - You also get to take home FOUR themed Lego trophies autographed by Dan Parker to commemorate your Master Lego Builder experience!

You get 4 special Backer Buttons which will allow you the access and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

  - You will also receive a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

  - Exclusive photos and video from our expo, Brick by Brick!

PLEDGE $2500 OR MORE: Cornerstone LEGO Builder, Green Brick

  - An exclusive custom built LEGO piece valued up to $1000. Every art piece is unique! (Design, date and setup to be arranged after campaign.)

  - 2 Individual Cornerstone Builder access passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

Includes 2 special Backer Buttons that allow access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!) You also get early access and entry to the special backer areas.

  - You will receive 25 Individual admissions to give to staff/associates.

  - AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

  - Be recognized as a backer online and at the event as a sponsor.

PLEDGE $5000 OR MORE: Cornerstone LEGO Builder, Blue Brick

  - An exclusive custom built LEGO piece valued up to $3000. Every art piece is unique! (Design, date and setup to be arranged after campaign.)

  - 4 Individual Cornerstone Builder access passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

Includes 4 special Backer Buttons that allow access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!) You also get early access and entry to the special backer areas.

  - You will receive 50 Individual admissions to give to staff/associates.

  - AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

  - Be recognized as a backer online and at the event as a sponsor.

PLEDGE 10,000: Cornerstone LEGO Builder, Black Brick

   - An exclusive custom built LEGO piece valued up to $7000. Every art piece is unique! (Design, date and setup to be arranged after campaign.)

   - 6 Individual Cornerstone Builder access passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

Includes 6 special Backer Buttons that allow access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!) You also get early access and entry to the special backer areas.

  - You will receive 100 Individual admissions to give to staff/associates.

  - AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

- Be recognized as a backer online and at the event as a sponsor.

ABOUT DAN PARKER LEGO ARTIST: I picked up a LEGO brick in 1990; the first in 20 years. Suddenly my mind’s racing with creative ideas. Fast forward to 1999, and I’m applying LEGO bricks to art, entertainment, and learning. It’s now been many years for City Blocks Studio of fantastic projects with clients, friends, and fans of creativity from all walks of life. What started as just connecting pieces has blossomed into connecting with others, and helping them connect with their creative side. While I have backed other campaigns I’ve found fun and interesting, this is the first Campaign I have created myself.

You will back us. Your imagination and creative inputs will be added to our own. Resistance is Futile.

Risks and challenges

We've staged over 100 shows in 25 years and have the experience to understand what engages crowds. The staffing and play LEGO resources -- yes, thousands of pieces! -- are ready to go!

The end of our campaign is very close to the opening date of the expo, so the logistics in sending out, receiving and processing surveys is very tight. We have suppliers lined up to produce the necessary items for the expo to move forward and trust that backers will respond promptly to surveys for expeditious processing of rewards.

Some of our rewards include unique models we'll build, with the potential of supply chain issues. We've already designed equivalent, alternate models (made of other pieces) to mitigate and/expedite any possible supply problems.

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    CITY LEGO BUILDER

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    APPRENTICE LEGO BUILDER LV 1

    Exclusive photos from Brick by Brick, our Awesome Expo!

    Don't worry about a clunky CD, we'll email you a special download code after the event. Fun!

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    APPRENTICE LEGO BUILDER LV 2

    2 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

    4 Individual admissions will be gifted to foster kids in your name. Let us know if you would like to be anonymous.

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    APPRENTICE LEGO BUILDER LV 3

    2 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Exclusive photos and video from Brick by Brick!

    AND a LEGO key chain model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team! Take LEGO wherever you go!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

    6 Individual admissions will be gifted to foster kids in your name. Let us know if you would like to be anonymous.

    AND a LEGO key chain model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team! Take LEGO wherever you go!

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    JOURNEYMAN LEGO BUILDER LV 1

    4 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Exclusive photos and video from Brick by Brick!

    AND a LEGO Buddy Model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

    8 Individual admissions will be gifted to foster kids in your name. Let us know if you would like to be anonymous.

    AND a LEGO key chain model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team! Take LEGO wherever you go!

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    JOURNEYMAN LEGO BUILDER LV 2

    4 individual admissions to our Awesome Expo,Brick by Brick!

    Exclusive photos and video from Brick by Brick!

    AND an exclusive LEGO Buddy Model KIT! Enjoy your LEGO buddy model, but in a DIY fashion. A must have for every LEGO builder!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

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    JOURNEYMAN LEGO BUILDER LV 3

    4 individual exclusive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Includes 4 special Backer Buttons allowing access to the special backer areas during the expo and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    Exclusive photos and video from our expo, Brick by Brick!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

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    AND a LEGO Buddy Model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team!

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    MASTER LEGO BUILDER LV 1

    Exclusive commemorative model kit with instructions and tips for building. Shows off the beautiful Tacoma area! Awesome!

    4 individual exclusive backer passes to Brick by Brick!

    Includes 4 special Backer Buttons allowing access to the special backer areas during the expo and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    Exclusive photos and video from our expo, Brick by Brick!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

    55 Individual admissions will be gifted to foster kids in your name. Let us know if you would like to be anonymous.

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    PREMIER LEGO BUILDER

    You and three guests will get early access to the expo, to work side by side with Dan Parker and his artists as they guide you in creating a masterwork that becomes part of the art displayed for the remainder of the show!

    4 individual exclusive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Includes 4 special Backer Buttons allowing access to the special backer area during the expo and tells everyone that you helped make the expo possible! Thank you!

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    You also get to take home four themed Lego trophies autographed by Dan Parker to commemorate your Master Lego Builder experience.

    Exclusive photos and video from our Awesome expo, Brick by Brick!

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    FOSTER A LEGO BUILDER

    200 Individual admissions will be gifted to foster kids in your name. Let us know if you would like to be anonymous.

    AND a LEGO Buddy Model exclusively designed and pieced together by Dan and his team!

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    EXECUTIVE LEGO BUILDER

    You and three guests will get early access to the expo, to work side by side with Dan Parker and his artists as they guide you in creating a masterwork that becomes part of the art displayed for the remainder of the show!

    4 Executive backer passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Includes special Backer Buttons that allow access to special backer areas and access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!)

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    You also get to take home 4 themed Lego trophies autographed by Dan Parker to commemorate your Master Lego Builder experience.

    Exclusive photos and video from our Awesome expo, Brick by Brick!

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    CORNERSTONE LEGO BUILDER, GREEN BRICK

    An exclusive custom built LEGO piece valued up to $1000. Every art piece is unique! (Design, date and setup to be arranged after campaign.)

    2 Family Cornerstone Builder access passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Includes special Backer Buttons for you and your family (Up to 4 people each pass) that allow access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!)
    You also get early access and entry to the special backer areas, as well as a special family Cornerstone event on Sunday 4/12. TBA

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    Additionally, you receive 25 Individual admissions to give to staff/associates.

    Be recognized as a backer online and at the event as a sponsor.

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    CORNERSTONE LEGO BUILDER, BLUE BRICK

    An exclusive custom built LEGO piece valued up to $3000. Every art piece is unique! (Design, date and setup to be arranged after campaign.)

    4 Family Cornerstone Builder access passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Includes special Backer Buttons for you and your family (Up to 4 people each pass) that allow access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!)

    You also get early access and entry to the special backer areas, as well as a special family Cornerstone event on Sunday 4/12. TBA

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    Additionally, you receive 50 individual admissions to give to staff/associates.

    Be recognized as a backer online and at the event as a sponsor.

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    CORNERSTONE LEGO BUILDER, BLACK BRICK

    An exclusive custom built LEGO piece valued up to $7000. Every art piece is unique! (Design, date and setup to be arranged after the campaign.)

    6 Family Cornerstone Builder access passes to our Awesome Expo, Brick by Brick!

    Includes special Backer Buttons for you and your family (Up to 4 people each pass) that allow access anytime during expo! (That could mean 16 days of LEGO!!)

    You also get early access and entry to the special backer areas, as well as a special family Cornerstone event on Sunday 4/12. TBA

    AND a Backer Swag Bag that includes a custom designed mini-figure | Instructions | Builder Tips & Tricks. Ready for Backers at the expo!

    Additionally, you receive 100 Individual admissions to give to staff/associates.

    Be recognized as a backer online and at the event as a sponsor.

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Funding period

- (15 days)