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Snohomish County, WA

Snohomish County begins 12 miles north of Seattle, a little under 100 miles south of Vancouver, and a short ferry ride away from the San Juan Islands or Olympic Peninsula, Snohomish County is ideally situated for exploring the entire Pacific Northwest.

Arts, Culture & History

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Star-powered performances and world-renowned local talent make Snohomish County your next destination for a cultural experience on your Washington vacation. Our local triple-threat talent, impeccably trained and with accomplished backgrounds, sing, dance and act next to national and international performers who command the headlines. Our visual arts are unmatched. Modern and edgy or native and primitive, theaters, studios and museums alike offer an arts and culture experience you won’t want to miss.

Find murals and sculptures by regional artists as your stroll the waterfront arts community of Edmonds. Tulalip, a federally recognized Indian Reservation is a thriving community rich with history and culture. Everett, surrounded by nearly 50 miles of freshwater and saltwater shores is exploding in the arts scene with top-notch galleries and a state-of-the-art glass blowing studio. Lynnwood offers a peek into the past at Heritage Park, devoted to the early history of the area, and Mukilteo also preserves a piece of our past, a working lighthouse from 1906, overlooking the Puget Sound.

Be inspired as you traverse our communities exploring the art galleries, museums, festivals and venues that call Snohomish County home. Let your imagination take flight as you encounter rhythmic dancing, mystifying art and curious wonders!

Arts, Culture & History of Snohomish County Brochure

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Gehl House

The Gehl Home is a look back at the living conditions of Marysville pioneers.  It's an 1884 hand-hewn...

Cascadia Art Museum

Cascadia Art Museum is the first museum dedicated to NW art from the late 19th century through the 1960s,...

Grandfather

Stainless steel sculpture of a bear created by Tulalip artist James Madison in 2007. The piece is a tribute to...

Everett Art Walk

Every third Saturday of the month, 4-7pm. Featuring showcased artists and artisans from around Snohomish...

Sultan Rail Stop

Mural by David Hose of the American Light Studio, created in 2005. Located on the 4th Street side of the Sky...

Muffler Man

The Stevedore Muffler Man, a 20-ft. fiberglass giant, overlooks the Sound from the top of a building....

Simple Song

A life-size bronze of local dancer and dance instructor named Mike Jordan, captured in one of his signature...