2020 – 2021 Arts and Culture Guide

Here are the listings for the 2020 – 2021 Whatcom County Arts and Culture Guide. You can download a PDF version of the guide here or pick one up at any of the participating businesses below. Google map version available here.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2021 – 2022 Arts and Culture Guide, fill out the application here!

Allied Arts of Whatcom County 
1418 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-676-8548
alliedarts.org
Mon-Fri 10-5 / Sat 12-5
Your local non-profit Art Gallery. New shows every month featuring Whatcom County’s best artists.

Allied Arts Reuse Thrift Store 
1418 Cornwall Ave
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-676-8548
alliedarts.org
Mon-Fri 10-5 / Sat 12-5
Find treasures and get lost in shelves of books, fabric, papers, paints and more. We gladly accept donations of school, office, and art supples.

Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth (BAAY)
1059 N State St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-306-8531
baay.org
Mon-Thurs 4-8
Dedicated to enriching the lives of children through the exploration of the arts.

Bellingham Cruise Terminal
355 Harris Ave 
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-676-2500
portofbellingham.com
BCT connects you to the Alaska Marine Highway System and offers seasonal foot ferries and charter vessels to the San Juan Islands.

Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism 
904 Potter St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-671-3990
bellingham.org

Dakota Art Store
1322/1324 Cornwall Ave 
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-676-8918
dakotaartstores.com
Mon-Sat 9-6 / Sun Noon-5
Art materials for artists of all ages and experiences. Our adjacent gallery offers monthly shows and classes.

Downtown Bellingham Partnership 
1310 Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-527-8710
downtownbellingham.com
Creating a vibrant atmosphere to make downtown a key business location, visitor destination, and residential setting.

Fourth Corner Frames & Gallery 
311 W Holly St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-734-1340
fourthcornerframes.com
Mon-Sat 10-5:30 / Closed Sun
Quality and innovative design from the region’s most experienced framers. Located in Old Town Bellingham since 1973.

Gallery Syre
465 W Stuart Rd
Bellingham, WA 98226
360-746-8745
davidsyreart.com
Contemporary Art Gallery showcasing local and national artists and focusing on community engagement.

Jansen Art Center
321 Front St
Lynden, WA 98264
360-354-3600
jansenartcenter.org
Tues-Wed 11-7 /
Thurs 11-9 / Fri-Sat 11-5
Performances, exhibits, and classes in six creative studios.  Ceramics, Dance, Jewelry, Music, Painting & Textiles.

Leilani Norman Painting & Photography
Pickford Studios, 1318 Bay St #205
Bellingham, WA 98225
206-920-2158
leilaninorman.com
Landscape and narrative paintings and photography by award-winning designer and artist

Mindport Exhibits
210 W Holly St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-647-5614
mindport.org
Creative interactive exhibits designed to inspire wonder and delight

Mount Baker Theatre  
104 N Commercial St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-734-6080
mountbakertheatre.com
Mon-Fri 10-6 and 2 hours before showtime
Mount Baker Theatre brings big events home, and makes local events big. Immerse yourself in live entertainment.

Nancy Canyon Fine Art
1000 Harris Ave #6
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-710-7139
nancycanyon.com
Fri 12-4 and by appointment, please call.
Nancy Canyon Fine Art is a working art studio in Historic Fairhaven.

Pickford Film Center  
1318 Bay St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-647-1300
pickfordfilmcenter.org
Open 30 minutes before the first showtime of the day. More than movies! PFC has the best independent, foreign, documentary and family films – 365 days a year. We offer beer, wine, and popcorn with real butter.

Sustainable Connections
1701 Ellis St, Ste 221
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-647-7093
sustainableconnections.org
Think Local First when shopping for your art supplies! Search for local businesses using our online directory at SustainableConnections.org

The RE Store 
2309 Meridian St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-647-5921
re-store.org
Mon-Sat 9-6 /
Sun 10-5
Your community reuse center, providing salvaged and reclaimed building materials since 1993.

Valley Arts Group
8 Barn View Dr | 10 Barnview Ct |
4 Clubhouse Circle
Bellingham, WA 98229
valleyartsgroup.org
Vibrant non-profit arts in the Valley, member displays ongoing
at Creekside Barn, South Whatcom Library and SV Clubhouse.

Wandering Oaks Fine Arts Gallery
126 W Holly St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-788-5454
facebook.com/
WanderingOaksArtGallery2016/
Mon-Thurs, Sat 10-6 /
Fri 10-7 / Sun 11-4
Fused glass and paintings made in-store. Other WA-based art on display.
Storytelling on the 2nd Thursday of the month.

Whatcom Art Market 
1103 11th St
Bellinhgam, WA 98225
360-738-8564
whatcomartmarket.org
Wed-Sun 10-6
Fairhaven’s own non-profit Gallery & Gift Cooperative.
4th Friday art walks feature 45 local artists.

Whatcom Artist Studio Tour 
360-733-3078
studiotour.net
Self-guided tour features working artists in over 30 studios—Oct. 6-7 & 13-14.  FREE!

Whatcom Museum 
121 Prospect St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-778-8930
whatcommuseum.org
Wed-Sun Noon-5
The Whatcom Museum’s three-building campus offers programs, events, and rotating exhibitions highlighting art, nature, and Northwest history.

WWU
516 High St
Bellingham, WA 98225
360-650-2829
cfpa.wwu.edu
Presenting over 300 events annually: art, dance, design, music, theatre and more.