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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


Learn the basics of enameling jewelry in Saturday’s Kiln Enameling workshop with Judith Gauthier and leave class with a new pendant or earrings!

There is still room to register for our Kids Music Programs for Fall: Children’s Musical Theater, Preschool Music and Group Guitar and Group Piano!

Observational Oil Painting with Elisabeth Larson continues this Thursday! Sign up for one or more sessions.

TEENS interested in Ceramics – Beginning Wheel Throwing is a 5-week class that starts on Sunday, October 1. Register Today!

Learn to make a Rustic Rib Basket with Kay Harradine in this one-day workshop on Saturday, October 7.

see all the workshops and classes >


Current Exhibits – through December 1

Illusions and other Still Life: Paintings by Rob Gischer in the Fine Arts Gallery
2017 Fall Juried Exhibit includes 29 regional artists’ work.
Fibers & Beyond is a textile exhibit presented by the Whatcom Weavers Guild.

Coming Soon:

Susan Bennerstrom at The Inn at Lynden – October 1
Falling Out of the Box: Holding Space – October 12


Thursday, join us for Live Music in the Piano Lounge with High Spirits on September 28 from 6-8pm.

Wednesday, September 27, our Lunchtime Music performer is guitarist Doris Mae Bajema from 12:00-1:00pm.

The 2017-2018 Firefly Concert Series kicks off with Mostly Broadway, featuring Tracy Neff (vocal) and Jerri Mercer (piano) on Saturday, September 30. Tickets are available online now! 

Join us for a multimedia presentation that includes photography, video, and live music on Saturday, October 7 with Cascadia Dreams. Tickets on sale now.

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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