Welcome to the future home of

Sylvia Center for the Arts


A new home for local performing arts in Bellingham, WA

Located at 205 Prospect St in the historic Cascade Laundry Building in Bellingham’s downtown Arts District, SYLVIA CENTER FOR THE ARTS will serve Northwest Washington’s performing arts community with resources including two theaters, a café/bar, classroom/rehearsal spaces, nonprofit office space, and more, with accessibility and affordability as top priorities.

Learn more about the project, timeline, fundraising campaign, and more >

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Want to support our mission of creating a new artistic home for a broad range of Whatcom County’s many small performing arts organizations?

Please consider making a tax-deductible gift today!

UPCOMING EVENTS at SYLVIA CENTER


iDiOM Theater presents: UBU ROI, by Alfred Jarry

Mon, February 20 to Sat, March 11

Bellingham’s iDiOM Theater presents a brand new translation of this controversial political satire about a pompous, megalomaniacal tyrant who uses deceitful means to seize the reins of power in the country of… Poland? First performed in Paris in 1896, UBU ROI has been described as “Macbeth re-written by a deranged eight-year-old,” complete with bear attacks and made-up curse-words…

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