Artistic Side of San Juan Island


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The roots of the arts community run deep in Friday Harbor and throughout San Juan Island. The museums and art galleries capture the spirit and talent of the island and Pacific Northwest lifestyle, from visual arts to historical artifacts.     
Alchemy Art Center
The Alchemy Art Center provides arts programming and creative community for people on rural San Juan Island. They believe that artists should have access to tools, space, and collaborative support necessary for creating their art. Alchemy Art Center fulfills a vital role as a place where artists of all ages can work, and where the larger community can explore artistic expression.
San Juan Island Museum of Art
At The San Juan Islands Museum of Art, they celebrate artists, creativity, community and generosity through exhibits, education, and events. SJIMA connects islanders and visitors from around the world through powerful and timely museum exhibits and programming.
San Juan Historical Society & Museum
San Juan Historical Society and its museum shares and interprets the story of the peoples of San Juan Island.
San Juan Islands Sculpture Park
The San Juan Islands Sculpture Park is located on beautiful San Juan Island in Washington state. It is home to over 150 unique creations by emerging and world-renowned sculptors. The 20-acre Park is dog-friendly, features five trails, and offers interactive exhibits for both children and adults.
The Whale Museum
Located in the heart of Friday Harbor, the Museum is popular destination for visitors and researchers. Drop by the store to check out gifts, books, clothes, educational toys, and more! Proceeds directly benefit whale education and research.


Right outside our front door you can experience the best boutique shopping, catch a movie or play, kayak around the island, set off on a whale-watching excursion, and more.
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