Mission of ECA
As a cultural resource for the entire region, Edmonds Center for the Arts will inspire creativity, learning and growth through performing arts presentations, community partnerships and education outreach programs.
Vision for ECA
Edmonds Center for the Arts will:
- Present a varied selection of performing artists from around the world;
- Develop partnerships to showcase local performing artists and organizations in an effort to help them build audience and increase impact.
- Engage citizens young and old in valuable performing arts education and outreach programs;
- Provide a central place for the community to come together to engage in dialogue, celebrate community and experience great performances
- Catalyze economic growth and vitality in Edmonds and throughout the surrounding region
- Operate responsibly, balancing significant community impact with sound financial management.
Impact of ECA
- ECA will build a reputation as an exciting entertainment magnet in South Snohomish and North King Counties and a strong anchor for tourism in Edmonds.
- ECA will have a significant cultural impact in the region as artists from around the world fill the stage with theatre, music, dance, comedy, lecture series and more.
- ECA patrons will fuel the local and regional economies as they visit the many wonderful restaurants, shops and galleries Edmonds and its neighboring communities have to offer.