Arts and Culture

Actors Theater of Orcas Island
Category: Arts and Culture
Actors Theater of Orcas Island
PO Box 1198
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Doug Bechtel
Email: doug@orcasactors.org
Actor's Theater of Orcas provides quality theater experiences, training of actors and directors, and opportunities to demonstrate theatrical skills.

Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)/OIEF
Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)/OIEF
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Brook Meinhardt
Email: aokartfororcaskids@gmail.com
A*OK brings supplementary & sustainable visual literacy lessons tied directly to the WA Common Core State Standards for the students of OISD.

Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
PO Box 969
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Sharon Abreu
Email: sharmuse@gmail.com
We use the arts and multimedia to engage, inspire, energize, and empower people to become active stewards and protectors of the Earth.

Island Sinfonia
Category: Arts and Culture
Island Sinfonia
PO Box 1537
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Karen Blinn
Email: gblinn@rockisland.com
A chamber orchestra for musicians of all ages from all the islands in San Juan County.

Music Advocacy Group (MAG)
Music Advocacy Group (MAG)
PO Box 1171
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Miriam Ziegler, President
Email: info@oimag.org
Since 1997 MAG has been an active advocate for school music and music education as an integral component of the learning process.

Odd Fellows Hall
Odd Fellows Hall
PO Box 1286
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Natalie Menacho
Email: hallmanager@oddshall.org
The Hall, located on beautiful Madrona Point in Eastsound, has been a natural community gathering place since it was built in 1891.

Olga Strawberry Council
Olga Strawberry Council
PO Box 214
Olga, WA 98279
Contact: Selby Lighthill, President
Email: info@olgastrawberrycouncil.org
The Olga Strawberry Council owns and maintains the 75-year-old historic Strawberry Barreling Plant building commonly known as the Artworks Building.

Olga Symphony
Category: Arts and Culture
Olga Symphony
545 Boddington Lane
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Anita Orne
Email: anita@rockisland.com

Orcas Center
Orcas Center
917 Mt. Baker Road, PO Box 567
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Dimitri Stankevich, Executive Director
Email: info@orcascenter.org
Orcas Center is our island's performing arts and community center; providing artistic and cultural experiences that feed our hearts, souls, and minds.

Orcas Choral Society
Category: Arts and Culture
Orcas Choral Society
PO Box 346
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Lynn Baker
Email: info@orcaschoralsociety.org
Share beautiful music that enriches the lives of singers, audiences and communities through education, performance and collaboration.

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
PO Box 646
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Executive Director
Email: anita@oicmf.org
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival brings world-class musicians to its Summer Festival, seasonal concerts, and music education programs for all ages.

Orcas Island Community Band
Category: Arts and Culture
Orcas Island Community Band
P.O. Box 849
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Karen Speck
Email: karen@lindholm-realestate.com
The Orcas Island Community Band, a friendly, social band dedicated to having fun and making music, promotes traditional and modern band literature.

Orcas Island Film Festival / Orcas Open Arts
Orcas Island Film Festival / Orcas Open Arts
PO Box 1843
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Donna Laslo
Email: orcasopenarts@gmail.com
Orcas Open Arts' mission is to foster a more connected, thriving and creative community by supporting various arts and arts education programs.

Orcas Island Historical Museums
Orcas Island Historical Museums
PO Box 134
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Nancy Stillger, Executive Director
Email: info@orcasmuseums.org
Our mission is to educate, inspire, connect and involve our community and visitors in the stewardship of our unique island history.

Orcas Island Library
Orcas Island Library
500 Rose Street
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Janet Marlow, Interim Director
Email: jmarlow@orcaslibrary.org
Free internet/wifi, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Library Fair on 2nd Saturday every August. Open Mon-Sat 10am–6pm, and Sun 12pm–3pm.

Orcas Island Lit Fest
Category: Arts and Culture
Orcas Island Lit Fest
PO Box 225
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Jule Treneer
Email: info@oilf.org
OILF brings together people who love to read books with the authors who love to write them.

Orcas Island Shakespeare Society (OISS)
Orcas Island Shakespeare Society (OISS)
PO Box 323
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Michael Armenia
Email: michael@orcasislandshakespeare.org
OISS presents the life and works of William Shakespeare to the community by means of artistic and educational programming.

Orcas Recycling Services / The Exchange
Orcas Recycling Services / The Exchange
PO Box 91
Eastsound, WA 98245
Contact: Pete Moe
Email: info@exchangeorcas.org
Building a zero waste community and mitigating climate crisis through service, education, and stewardship of our waste/resource streams.

San Juan County Arts Council
Category: Arts and Culture
San Juan County Arts Council
PO Box 3
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Contact: Lizzy Myers
Email: sanjuancountyarts@gmail.com
San Juan County: Where the arts flourish, community prospers, and lives are enriched.

San Juan Islands Museum of Art
Category: Arts and Culture
San Juan Islands Museum of Art
540 Spring Street
PO Box 339
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
Contact: Diane Martindale
Email: diane.martindale@rockisland.com
SJIMA provides visual arts and programming that spark reflection, discovery, inspiration, and connections.

Woman in the Woods Productions
Category: Arts and Culture
Woman in the Woods Productions
PO Box 418
Orcas, WA 98280
Contact: Michell Marshall
Email: michell.a.marshall@gmail.com
We bring world-class artists of color to Orcas Island to promote an appreciation of racial and cultural differences through powerful performance art.

Wooden Boat Society
Wooden Boat Society
PO Box 174
Orcas, WA 98280
Contact: Mike Douglas and Steve McKeena
Email: info@woodenboatsocietyofthesanjuans.org
The mission of the Wooden Boat Society of the San Juans is to perpetuate the artistry, craftsmanship, and knowledge of maritime traditions.