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


The J is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9AM to 5PM, and Thursday until 8PM.


Get moving in the Summer Salsa class starting Friday, June 2 at 6:00pm!

Watercolor Pencil Portraits with Mary Margaret Michaelson starts Wednesday, June 7.

You’ve been asking for a Life Drawing class – and artist Terry Redden is bringing one to the J! This 6 week course starts Thursday, June 8.

see all the workshops and classes >

The Textile Studio is hosting their annual Stash Sale on Saturday, June 10 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm.


Current Exhibits

~ Kayla White at the Inn at Lynden (through June)

Opening Reception for the Summer Exhibits and 2017 Cup Show is on Thursday, June 1 from 6-8pm.

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.


Don’t miss the last in the Firefly Classics Series, trio Jessica Choe (piano), Cordula Merks (violin), and Efe Baltacigil (cello) on June 9th.

Wednesday, our Lunchtime Music performer is pianist Nell Veenstra.

Thursday, join us for Live Music in the Piano Lounge with J.P. Falcon Grady.

Mark your calendars: Westfalia is back at the J performing after the Farmer’s Day Parade on Saturday, June 3 at 1:00 pm.

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