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About the Whatcom Art Guild

The Whatcom Art Guild is a non-profit organization, open to all, dedicated to advancing and promoting the visual arts in Whatcom County. It is the oldest continually operating art group in the county.

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month in the lower level social hall of the Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship at 7 p.m. BUF is located at 1207 Ellsworth Street between H and I streets in downtown Bellingham. Anyone may attend free of charge. A brief business meeting is held followed by a program on some aspect of the visual arts.

Click here for directions to Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship at 1207 Ellsworth Street between H and I streets in downtown Bellingham.

The Guild sponsors two major fine art and/or craft shows annually. Also, spaces are available to members in local businesses to show and sell their work. The Guild sponsors workshops and other activities, including gallery visits, throughout the year. In addition, it cooperates with other art and craft organizations that are interested in promoting local artists and crafters.

As a community service, The Guild annually sponsors scholarships to WWU and WCC for aspiring art students.

To join the Whatcom Art Guild, complete the application form and send it with your dues to the Membership Chairperson.

To learn more about the Whatcom Art Guild, read our by-laws.

View a listing of our Presidents over the years.

View a listing of our Charter Members.