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Address: 321 Front St, Lynden, WA 98264-1918
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What a treasure in a small town!

Wow, I come from a city of 38,000 and we couldn't get our act together to offer something as comprehensive, modern, and nice as this Jansen Art Center in a much, much smaller... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
TukeMom
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Bellingham, Washington
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Bellingham, Washington
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wow, I come from a city of 38,000 and we couldn't get our act together to offer something as comprehensive, modern, and nice as this Jansen Art Center in a much, much smaller town. This place is done right. Music, dance, weaving, jewelry, pottery, special exhibits, concerts, classes, cafe, gift shop - these folks did this right. Kudos to Lynden... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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68 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Although my wife had been here before and told me it was nice, it was not complete when she saw it. Now it's complete, and it is a beautifully done, inviting part of the Lynden scene. With a paint scheme and layout that makes every visitor feel welcome and immediately comfortable, this is not a stuffy or snobby museum! Instead... More 

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Thank Joseph C
Lynden, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

So many great choices to entertain you - Art to enjoy and many art projects to improve your skills, variety of musical events also a small restaurant and gift shop. The tour of the building is well worth your time.

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Thank NancyV10_27
Pueblo West, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Lynden may be small, but it has a lot of activities to enjoy. The Jansen Art Center is a must see/visit for anyone traveling to or through Lynden. Awesome works of art and displays. Spent a hour here just absorbing the atmosphere of it all. Even stepped in on an acrylic painting class and was invited to join in the... More 

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Thank SpikeBurrows
Vancouver, Canada
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351 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Lynden is seriously farm country; smart farms surround this historic recreation of a small town. In its center is the old fore station now art and cultural center.. Tucked away in a beautifully designed restoration are gems of art, dance spaces and cafe. a must see if you want to appreciate just how special is this area of Washington state.

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Thank Lloyd B
White Rock, Canada
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320 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A very attractive gallery in downtown Lynden. The café makes excellent salads and sandwiches. They also offer courses such as painting and pottery.

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Thank David U
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121 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Jansen Art Center was renovated about two years ago I'm told. Wow have they ever done a wonderful job in renovating. The restoration, choice of colors on the walls, the beautifully restored wood floors, furniture and addition of the Firehall Cafe was a REAL TREAT! Each room displayed a different artist's work. Each room had it's own feel and personality.... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 456 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2014

What a great addition to Lynden. Loved the art on display, and admire the vision of the Jansens for creating not only a gallery but a hands-on learning center for arts of all kinds. The little cafe's a plus, though the food offered here needs refining and upgrading to achieve the sensory satisfaction of what's hanging on the walls--food can... More 

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Thank UnrepentantFoodie
Custer, WA
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

The remodel of the old City Hall was a genius idea. Everything was done with high quality materials in a very tasteful and artistic manner. The rotating art shows have been worth the trip to the county, I wish more of my Bellingham friends would make the trip out there. Great classes available for all ages, there is a full... More 

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Thank scotchman2
Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 November 2013

I was surprised to find this delightful creative retreat in the middle of small town WA. A feast for the eyes and spirit. Can't wait to take an art class.

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