We are currently booking events that can be held while upholding our mask and social distancing policies. Our current capacity guidelines allow for groups of up to 30 in our Chamber Hall. If you would like further information, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.
Make your event a masterpiece!
The Jansen Art Center is a unique, historic space located in the heart of downtown Lynden, a merging of arts and the community. A vibrant and intimate venue with a creative and accommodating staff committed to realizing your vision, the J provides the perfect backdrop for corporate and private events. We offer beer and wine service, coffee and beverage service and boxed lunches through the Firehall Cafe. We can also provide a list of additional caterers that work well with the J for your dinner parties or buffet lunches.
There are several spaces available for private events and are able to combine rooms to fit the needs of larger parties. We have experience hosting the following:
- ARTS RELATED EVENTS
- PRIVATE PERFORMANCES
- GROUP ART CLASSES
- TEAM RETREATS
- AND MORE!
Weekday rates apply to Monday – Thursday
Weekend rates apply to Friday, Saturday and Sunday
The former site of Lynden City Council meetings, our beautiful Chamber Hall features a Schimmel concert grand piano and regional art displays. With room to seat 80 or accommodate banquet & buffet service for 120, this is a lovely setting for musical performances, conferences, private parties and special events.
Size: 1212 sq. ft.
Maximum: 120 guests (80 seated)
THE FIREHALL CAFE & PIANO LOUNGE
Once home to the Lynden Fire Department, the Firehall Cafe offers Tony’s coffee, Kulshan beer on tap, a selection of Washington wines, and delicious small plates. The adjacent Piano Lounge (pictured) is a cozy venue for pianists and acoustic musicians. Both areas offer outdoor seating in fair weather.
Size: 1103 sq. ft.
Maximum: 50 guests
FINE ARTS GALLERY
Located on the main floor next to The Firehall Cafe and Piano Lounge, the Fine Arts Gallery features a stunning conference table by local artisan Greg Klassen. A perfect venue for meetings and small gatherings.
Size: 553 sq. ft.
Maximum: 12-20 guests
This large, versatile space and its proximity to the Chamber Hall make it ideal for large gatherings and catered events.
Size: 600 sq. ft.
Maximum: 30-40 guests
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