Out of the Box: Take a Wrist


To purchase your material box and view the contest rules, click here.

Current Exhibit

Chapters 2014-2 (1)

Barbara Sternberger: Chapters 2014, oil on linen, 20 x 20″

Join us at the J as we welcome three Bellingham artists: Barbara Sternberger, Lynne Oulman and Colleen Hoffenbacker for solo exhibits in the Fine Arts, Library and Chamber Hall Galleries.  In addition, we will welcome over 30 artists in the Late Summer Juried Exhibit, and 15 artists for the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour Sampler.

Are you an artist yourself? Join us in the Firehall Cafe from 4-5pm for Sketchbook Happy Hour. Bring your sketchbook and get $1.00 off beer and wine.

Register for  Summer Quarter Classes available now

If you missed out on Kids Do Art: Summer Camp, check out these kids classes on the schedule for summer – including a new wearable journal class for teens!


Dansation with Caitlyn Ward every Saturday from 10-11:30am. This is a dance class for ages 5 through adult. The next month starts August 6 and are $45 per month. No dance experience necessary.



Join us at the J for a one-day Horsehair Raku Workshop. The workshop will take place on August 20 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Horsehair Raku is an alternative firing process where the hair is draped onto the pottery to leave meandering lines on the piece. Students 16+ are welcome.



On August 20, teens from 13-19 will have the opportunity to take this Gypsy Journal class. Students will spend 3 hours learning the basics of working with copper using tools and stamps. Beginners are welcome!




Piano Lounge this Week!

Wednesday, noon-1pm
August 17: Janice Brink 

Thursday, 5:00 – 7:00pm
August 18: Queen’s Blues 

queens bluegrass