ABOUT

Edmonds Center of the Arts

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) is a 700-seat performing arts venue located on the campus of the original Edmonds High School, just 20 minutes north of Seattle. Originally constructed in 1939, this historic facility was renovated and reopened in 2006 as a state-of-the-art performance hall. ECA curates a performing arts and concert series of approximately 30 artists each Season. In addition, ECA provides arts education and outreach programs for children and seniors and serves as a home for more than 130 events produced by local and regional performing arts organizations and community partners. Visit www.ec4arts.org (needs to be linked to open in a new tab) for more information and event listings. ECA, a non-profit organization hired by the City of Edmonds Public Facilities District, manages the facility. ECA presents an array of outstanding performing artists from around the world, provides space, production management, and technical expertise for a variety of community partners and rental clients, and serves more than 75,000 patrons who enjoy the facility annually.

About - Edmonds Center for the Arts
About - Edmonds Center for the Arts
About - Edmonds Center for the Arts

Refreshing ECA's 5 Year Strategic Plan

Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) opened its doors to the public in 2006. ECA, a non-profit organization hired by the City of Edmonds Public Facilities District, manages the facility. ECA presents an array of outstanding performing artists from around the world, provides space, production management, and technical expertise for a variety of community partners and rental clients, and serves more than 75,000 patrons who enjoy the facility annually.

Vision

A vibrant Community in which the performing arts are woven into our daily lives and valued for their power to entertain, educate, and inspire.

Land Acknowledgement

Edmonds Center for the Arts is grateful to host our performances and programs on the culture-rich indigenous lands of the Coast Salish people. On behalf of our staff, Boards and volunteers, we are committed to working with local tribes to acknowledge and honor their ancestral lands.

Mission

To celebrate the performing arts, strengthen and inspire our community and steward the development and creative use of the ECA campus.

Values

  • Creativity
  • Quality
  • Partnership
  • Service
  • Diversity
  • Stewardship
  • Transparency
  • Accountability

Additionally, 5 key focal points were determined:

  • Arts programming and outreach
  • Funding and finances
  • Facility maintenance and capital improvements
  • Facility redevelopment planning
  • Governance and organizational capacity