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Facility Rentals2018-04-27T13:16:53+00:00

FACILITY RENTALS

Make your event a masterpiece!

The Jansen Art Center is a unique, historic space located in the heart of downtown Lynden, uniting arts and the community. We provide the perfect backdrop for corporate and private events. We are a vibrant and intimate venue with a creative and accommodating staff who are committed to realizing your vision.

Overview

The Jansen Art Center offers an artistic backdrop for all types of events. We offer beer and wine service, coffee and beverage service and boxed lunches through the Firehall Cafe. We can provide a list of additional caterers that work well with the J for your dinner parties or buffet lunches. We have 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:

  • CONFERENCES
  • MEETINGS
  • TEAM RETREATS
  • ANNIVERSARY PARTIES
  • BIRTHDAYS
  • WEDDINGS
  • GROUP ART CLASSES
  • RECITALS
  • AND MORE!

Room Information

CHAMBER HALL

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)

Weekdays: $125 per hour with a 2-hour minimum
Weekends: $200 per hour with a 4-hour minimum

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

Weekdays: $125 per hour with a 2-hour minimum
Weekends: $175 per hour with a 4-hour minimum

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

Weekdays: $75/hour with a 2-hour minimum
Weekends: $100/hour with a 4-hour minimum

LIBRARY WORKSHOP

This large, versatile space and its proximity to the Chamber Hall make it ideal for large gatherings and catered events.

Size: 600 sq. ft.
Maxiumum: 30-40 guests

Weekdays: $75/hour with a 2-hour minimum
Weekends: $100/hour with a 4-hour minimum

COMBINING ROOMS & CREATIVE SPACES

The Chamber Hall and Library Combo is $150/hour with a 2-hour minimum on weekdays and $250/hour with a 4-hour minimum on weekends.

Our Full Center Weekend Package, which includes the use of the Chamber Hall, Library, Fine Arts Gallery, Firehall Café, Piano Lounge, and Catering Prep Room is $2500.

Weekends are Friday and Saturday
Weekdays are Sunday – Thursday

Testimonials

“We decided to have our holiday party at the Jansen Art Center this year and were so pleased with everything. The staff was very helpful with all of our details, and the facility is beautiful. We were amazed at the stunning renovation. Our evening was filled with music, food, and laughter…it is a perfect place to host an event and was our best party ever!”
-Michael and Mary Jo Lewis, Publishers of Lynden Tribune 
 
“It was wonderful to host such an exciting event at the Jansen Art Center and to work with you and your gracious staff. Thank you again for your thoughtful consideration of our event, as it was made extra special by being hosted in such a beautiful and inviting venue.”
– John Slagle, Program Director of Rebound Whatcom County 

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