5 Fun & Free Art Experiences on Orcas

Art and Orcas Island go hand in hand, and summer time and arts on Orcas are a perfect match. With a variety of artistic experiences here on the island, no matter your artistic flare, there is something here for everyone. From outdoor theater to family art days, these 5 fun (and free!) summer time art experiences will help you enjoy all Orcas Island has to offer!

ISLAND STAGE LEFT OUTDOOR THEATRE Wed. July 11th on Orcas Other dates and locations vary

Outdoor theatre and professional quality productions meet under the stars every summer. This year, Island Stage Left is celebrating their 20th year on the Islands with "The Tempest." Grab a blanket and get ready to laugh (or cry) while enjoying this Shakespearean tragicomedy.

THURS. NIGHT ART WALKS: EASTSOUND Thursdays 5pm, June 7th- Aug.30th

Join arms with your loved ones and take a leisurely stroll through our lovely Eastsound during these weekly art walks. Art, crafts, and special events will be found throughout town starting at 5 pm each Thursday evening.

ORCAS ISLAND: STUDIO TOUR Aug. 10, 11, 12, Preview Aug. 2 - Sept. 5

Thirty-four premier Orcas Island Artists open their working studios during this free tour weekend. You'll be able to tour their studios, meet the artists, and purchase their most recent work. Talk about inspiring!

MUSIC IN THE PARK Most Sundays July 1- Aug. 26

Come enjoy new groups and old favorites during Orcas's 19th year of Music in the Park.  Bring your chair or blanket, and a picnic, and enjoy a free evening of music with the whole family!

SAN JUAN FAMILY ART DAYS Most Saturdays June 16 - Aug. 25, 1 - 4 p.m.

If you have a budding Picasso or van Gough in your family, then Family Art days are for you. The San Juan Island Museum of Art hosts these creative days with local artists teaching crafts in a beautiful outdoor setting. Many of the projects relate to current exhibits at SJIMA, and these fun projects make great momentos to bring home!

Ready to get your art on?? We still have availability for this summer here at the Landmark! Click here to see our availability and to book a room for your next vacation to our beautiful island!