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


The J is open Tuesday through Saturday and for special events.
Tuesday & Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM, Thursday: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Friday & Saturday: 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM


Observational Oil Painting takes a break this week and returns on November 30. There are two more sessions – sign up today! 

Create a stunning sterling silver cuff bracelet in this workshop with Judith Gauthier on Saturday, December 2 (Ages 16 – adult).

Jesse Rasmussen’s 6-week ceramics classes start up the first week of December – register to secure your space today!

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Join us Thursday, December 7 for the Opening Reception of our Winter Exhibits – 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Current Exhibits – through November 30

Illusions and other Still Life: Paintings by Rob Gischer in the Fine Arts Gallery
Falling Out of the Box: Holding Space (Ends November 25)
2017 Fall Juried Exhibit includes 29 regional artists’ work.
Fibers & Beyond is a textile exhibit presented by the Whatcom Weavers Guild.
Paintings by Susan Bennerstrom at The Inn at Lynden (through January 31)


Wednesday, November 22, our Lunchtime Music performer is pianist Nell Veenstra from 12:00-1:00pm.

There will be no Live Music in the Piano Lounge this Thursday – join us November 30 for Angels Decending: A Christmas Prelude performance with vocalists Wendy Donaghy and Sharon Mayson from 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

Tickets are on sale for the December 16 Firefly Concert Series performance: Noel Trio.

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“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