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Lynnwood Arts Commission
c/o Fred Wong
PO Box 5008
Lynnwood, WA 98046

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EGGS-plore Lynnwood
Giant Egg Hunt (March 4 - May 6)


March 4 – May 6, 2018  Egg hunt – city wide
May 8 – June 19 Exhibit at Lynnwood city hall
June 14, 6:30-8:30pm Artist Reception & Egg Auction at city hall

Two ways to participate in the Egg Hunt:

Mobile Phone
Go to www.EggsLynnwood.com
Pick up a map & a list of locations (Lynnwood Rec Center)

Find as many eggs as you can (28 eggs in all)
Have Fun
Post any comments or pics to www.facebook.com/events/171653170295859/ 

By participating (finding at least one egg), you are entered in a drawing for fabulous prizes, including:
Fire Chief for a Day
Play Passes to PlayHappy Café
Gift certificates to Big T’s Moonshine BBQ

Prizes will be awarded at the Artist Reception & Egg Auction at city hall on June 14.

EGGS-plore Lynnwood is supported in part by a grant from the Washington State Arts Commission & the National Endowment for the Arts.



Welcome! The Lynnwood Arts Commission invites you to explore the various visual and performing arts in Lynnwood.

The Lynnwood Arts Commission supports universal access to diverse arts to enrich our community’s quality of life and economic vitality by:

  • Advocating for lifelong learning in creativity and the arts
  • Promoting artists and arts opportunities
  • Encouraging openness and inclusion
  • Building community and a sense of place


Shakespeare in the Park
7pm | Lynndale Park Amphitheater

Shakespeare In the Park

Pack some snacks, bring a blanket and head on down to Lynndale Park (18927 72nd Ave W, Lynnwood) for an evening of Shakespeare performed by professional theatre troupes Wooden O Theatre and GreenStage. Perfect for the whole family - rain or shine! All performances begin at 7pm and are free (suggested donation $5). 

The City of Lynnwood Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department thanks our partners: GreenStage, and the Seattle Shakespeare Company.
Visit the Shakespeare in the Park webpage for the 2017 schedule. 
Photo: GreenStage performing A Midsummer's Night Dream


Art Exhibits

Jerry Steffen - Farmers Market - Copy (334x400)

Our art gallery spaces showcase regional artists year round, including exhibits at Lynnwood City Hall, and Lynnwood Recreation Center. For more information about the shows, and how to apply to show at these spaces, click here.



"Farmers Market" by Jerry Steffen (photo by artist)



Art in Lynnwood

Gentle Encounter - Public Art

Gentle Encounter by Louise Mcdowell
Located at Heritage Park
Photographed by Bruce Coxley






discoverlynnwood - web 3x4

There's a new way to explore and discover Lynnwood. Available now on your smartphone or tablet, you can discover the NEW & FUN way to learn about history, art, and what's happening in Lynnwood at www.DiscoverLynnwood.comlinks to external site

*DiscoverLynnwood is made possible in part by assistance from the Snohomish County Community Heritage Program.


Public Art Collection
The City of Lynnwood’s Public Art Collection currently is made up of 23 large site specific pieces and over 120 portable works such as paintings, photographs and prints. The collection is maintained by the Lynnwood Arts Commission and can be found carefully displayed throughout municipal buildings, parks and public spaces throughout the city. A self-guided, walking tour is avaiable to view a small sample of that fine collection of art. For interior art pieces, all city building are open 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except holidays. ART MAPlinks to external site

Summer 2016:

signal box  
Our new artwork was created by 6th grade students at Cedar Valley Community School. They worked with artist Amaranta Ibarra, and created art based on nature. Their artwork forms the designs that wrap the traffic signal boxes at 196th and Scriber Lake Rd. 


Artist Opportunities


2018 Edmonds Arts Festival Juried Art Show
Deadline: April 7

Now called Gallery Arts. Artists working in these categories Paintings, Prints, Drawings, Photography, Computer Art are invited to apply. Find the application info @ Gallery Artist Prospectus

If you have questions, contact: galleryarts@edmondsartsfestival.com


Poster Contest 
2018 Edge Of Amazing - Snohomish County Health Summit
Deadline: March 30 at noon

400 members of the community will gather to learn how they can make Snohomish County a healthier place to live and work. The theme for 2018 is “A STAGE FOR CHANGE”. Read more info about the poster contest, here.

If you have questions, contact: PIHC@providence.org



We also partner with and refer artists to Artist Trustlinks to external site for local opportunities. Questions? Email us arts@lynnwoodwa.gov