Arts & Culture

Experience the Arts & Culture of the Pacific Northwest!

Performing arts, to visual arts, historic sites and Native American culture, you will have no trouble filling your time while you are here in Lynnwood. Explore on your own or take guided tours, drop in on a concert in the park or attend a ballet or symphony. Your cultural adventure starts here!

When you stay in Lynnwood, you’ll have easy access to amazing arts and cultural experiences!  The Pacific Northwest has a wide variety of live music, contemporary dance, comedy and unique Puget Sound area traditions, experience it all! Lynnwood’s close proximity to Seattle and Everett opens the door for a multitude of performance arts, history, and art throughout the region.

There are dozens of special interest and historical Lynnwood and Seattle museums in the Pacific Northwest area. From small local history museums to larger facilities housing special collections, any history buff can find something to interest them. Visit our events calendar to find a concert, play or comedy show while you’re here.

Historic Heritage Park

Wickers Building at Heritage Park

Come and experience the history of Lynnwood from its roots as Alderwood Manor in the 1920’s. Heritage Park features some of Alderwood Manor’s earliest structures renovated as heritage resources for the community, and the fully-restored Interurban Trolley Car 55 from the Interurban Railway.

The Wickers Exhibit is located on the second floor of the Wickers Building in Heritage Park in what once served as an apartment for the storekeeper’s family. The museum features room recreations that tell of life in early Alderwood Manor and the history of the Wickers Building, Alderwood Manor’s first general store, and post office.

Performing Arts

The Mavericks band playing at the Edmonds Center for the Arts

The Black Box Theater, located on the Edmonds Community College campus, is an intimate venue for local performing arts, concerts, improv comedy and more. This unique space can also be rented out as an event venue.

The Lynndale Park Amphitheater, located in Lynnwood’s Lynndale Park, hosts a variety of free cultural events including the popular Shakespeare in the Park performances in the summer.

Edmonds Center for the Arts presents a varied selection of performing artists from around the world including dance, concerts, comedy shows and education programs.

The Edmonds Driftwood Players are one of the oldest community theaters in Washington. The Main Stage offers five crowd-pleasing productions every season at the Wade James Theater.

Museums

Carved Welcome Poles at the Hibulb Cultural Center

The Cascadia Art Museum, located near the waterfront in Edmonds, features art from the Pacific Northwest with rotating exhibits and a collection of over 200 art pieces.

See military artifacts at the NW Veterans Museum located at Heritage Park. The mission and purpose of the Northwest Veterans Museum is to honor and perpetuate the legacy of military veterans and educate the public, especially our youth, about the sacrifices made by the men and women who served in all branches of the military.

The Hibulb Cultural Center is a place of learning and a source of civic pride for the Tulalip people and our neighboring communities. They hope visitors will be fascinated by the exhibits and learn about the remarkable history and culture. Whether you choose a self-guided or group tour, you will have the opportunity to experience the journey of the Tulalip people.

The Imagine Children’s Museum is where fun begins and learning never ends! This museum is filled with interactive exhibits, hands on art, culture, science and more.

Public Art

metal sculpture at Veterans Parks

Take a tour of Lynnwood’s collection of public art and historic sites at www.DiscoverLynnwood.com!

Walk on a world-class Reflexology Path at Lynnwood Recreation Center .  Step next door to the Lynnwood Senior Center and see prized Jacob Lawrence pieces then visit the rotating art display in the lobby at Lynnwood City Hall.

The Lynnwood Convention Center partnered with Acorn Studios to create a rotating display of public art exhibits featuring local artists. These exhibitions are on display at the Lynnwood Convention Center and are FREE to the public! The exhibitions are rotated twice a year and with each installation there is an Artist Reception where the artists themselves can talk about their work and answer questions from the public.