Arts and Culture

Actors Theater of Orcas Island
Category: Arts and Culture
Actors Theater of Orcas Island
PO Box 1198
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-317-5601
Contact: Doug Bechtel
Actor's Theater of Orcas provides quality theater experiences, training of actors and directors, and opportunities to demonstrate theatrical skills.

Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
Irthlingz Arts-Based Environmental Education
PO Box 969
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-5773
sharmuse@gmail.com
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
P.O. Box 1537
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-6579
gblinn@rockisland.com
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
360-376-6815
info@oimag.org
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
360-376-5640
jay@oddshall.org
Contact: Jay Kimball
Email: jay@oddshall.org
The Hall, located on beautiful Madrona Point in Eastsound, has been a natural community gathering place since it was built in 1891.

OIEF/Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)
OIEF/Art for Orcas Kids (AOK)
PO Box 782
Eastsound, WA 98245
bmeinhardt@gmail.com
Contact: Brook Meinhardt
Email: bmeinhardt@gmail.com
A-OK brings talented local artists into the public K-8 classes to teach concept-rich visual arts lessons that are tied to state standards

Olga Strawberry Council
Olga Strawberry Council
PO Box 214
Olga, WA 98279
Contact: Selby Lighthill, President
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
360-376-5197
anita@rockisland.com
Contact: Anita Orne
Email: anita@rockisland.com

Orcas Center for the Preforming Arts
Orcas Center for the Preforming Arts
917 Mt. Baker Road, PO Box 567
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-2281
info@orcascenter.org
Contact: Dimitri Stankevich, Executive Director
Email: info@orcascenter.org
Orcas Center is the island's premier performing arts center - offering performances, classes and space, year round.

Orcas Choral Society
Category: Arts and Culture
Orcas Choral Society
P.O. Box 346
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-3798
info@orcaschoralsociety.org
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 Artworks
Category: Arts and Culture
Orcas Island Artworks
P.O. Box 125
Olga, WA 98279
360-376-4408
info@orcasartworks.com
Email: info@orcasartworks.com
Artworks provides a showcase, market, and coop for Orcas artists, encourages creativity and excellence, and promotes craftsmanship as a livelihood.

Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
Orcas Island Chamber Music Festival
PO Box 646
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-6636
anita@oicmf.org
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
360-376-4498
karen@lindholm-realestate.com
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
360-376-7527
orcasopenarts@gmail.com
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 Society
Orcas Island Historical Society
PO Box 134
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4849
info@orcasmuseum.org
Contact: Brittney Maruska, Director
Email: info@orcasmuseum.org
The mission of the OIHM is to increase the awareness and appreciation of the history of our island home.

Orcas Island Library
Orcas Island Library
500 Rose Street
Eastsound, WA 98245
360-376-4985
pheikkinen@orcaslibrary.org
Contact: Phil Heikkinen, Director
Email: pheikkinen@orcaslibrary.org
Free internet/wifi, downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Library Fair on 2nd Saturday every August. Open Mon-Thu 10 to 7; Fri-Sat 10 to 5; Sun 12 to 3.

Orcas Island Lit Fest
Category: Arts and Culture
Orcas Island Lit Fest
PO Box 225
Eastsound, WA 98245
jule@oilf.org
Contact: Jule Treneer
Email: jule@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
360-386-5873
michael@orcasislandshakespeare.org
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
360-376-4089
info@exchangeorcas.org
Contact: Pete Moe
Email: info@exchangeorcas.org
Since 1983, we have accepted and made available reusable items and materials to reduce waste, encourage creativity and support the local economy.

San Juan County Arts Council
Category: Arts and Culture
San Juan County Arts Council
PO Box 3
Friday Harbor, WA 98250
505-702-6796
sanjuancountyarts@gmail.com
Contact: Claire Wright, President
Email: sanjuancountyarts@gmail.com
San Juan County: Where the arts flourish, community prospers, and lives are enriched.

Wooden Boat Society
Wooden Boat Society
PO Box 251
Deer Harbor, WA 98243
360-376-5881
info@woodenboatsocietyofthesanjuans.org
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.