A place for artists to create, teach, and share.


The J is open Wednesday through Sunday from 10AM to 5PM, and Thursday and Friday until 8PM.


Beginning Weaving with Sheri Ward starts this Friday, July 28. Register today!

In the Jewelry Studio, Judith Gauthier is teaching a Kiln Enameling on Saturday from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM.

Two dance classes start next Monday with our Summer Intensives in Jazz or Hip Hop. These are both great classes and require no previous dance experience for Adults and Teens ages 14 and up!

Check out this ceramics class for kids, teens and adults (minimum age is 6) – Woodland Creatures with Trisha Dawn Coggins is a 3 week class starting next Tuesday.

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH RED, YELLOW AND BLUE? Find out in Trisha Dawn’s painting class for kids, teens or adults (minimum age is 6) – starting next Tuesday.

see all the workshops and classes >


Current Exhibits – through September 1

Look. MILLER + KATSAROS in the Fine Arts Gallery
5th Annual Cup Show features over 100 cups from over 40 artists!
2017 Summer Juried Exhibit includes 27 regional artists’ work.
Games, Puzzles, and Books is presented by the Whatcom Art Guild.

~ Elizabeth Wonnacott at the Inn at Lynden (through September 20)


Thursday, join us for Live Music in the Piano Lounge with Soul Shadows from 6-8pm.

Wednesday, July 26, our Lunchtime Music performer is pianist Jacqui Martin from 12:00-1:00pm.

The next BIG CONCERT at the Jansen Art Center is our CELEBRATE 5 YEARS benefit concert and fundraiser with The Paperboys on Saturday, August 5. Tickets are on sale now!

see all the performances >

“Art is a nation’s most precious heritage. For it is in our works of art that we reveal to ourselves and to others the inner vision which guides us as a nation. And where there is no vision, the people perish.”

–Lyndon Johnson, on signing into existence the National Endowment for the Arts