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!



Friday, Jan 20, 7:30pm & 10:00pm at the Sylvia Center for the Arts Studio Theater

“Wondering what to do with your Inauguration Day pantsuit? Wear it to Firefly Productions’ INAUGURATION DAY CABARET!

Come drink your sorrows away with us as we hunker down for four years of theatrical resistance, and enjoy acts from the strange to the sublime, the beautiful to the bombastic, the comic to the tragic!”

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Saturday, Jan 21, 6:30pm at the Mount Baker Theatre

BE in the Show is a family-friendly community talent show and dance showcase on the big stage at The Mount Baker Theatre, featuring local dancers, singers, musicians, actors and more.

Each year, the show benefits a different local nonprofit: this year’s proceeds go to Sylvia Center for the Arts!

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If you are interested in volunteering, or learning more about rental opportunities for rehearsals, performances or classes, or just want to keep up-to-date on the latest developments, please sign up for our email list below and we will be in touch!