Orcas Island Performing Arts Center

Providing Orcas Islanders with artistic and cultural experiences that feed their hearts, souls and minds.


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A community center for the arts

Aerial at Orcas CenterIncorporated in 1976, Orcas Center is a non-profit arts and cultural organization located on Orcas Island in the San Juan archipelago of northwest Washington State.

The arts and cultural hub of our community, Orcas Center is filled with a wide range of activities. We present and produce dance, music, theatre and visual arts by local and visiting artists. We host various other local cultural events. We offer diverse learning opportunities for adults and children. We provide a warm, attractive venue for public and private events.

Sunday, April 30, 3 – 5 p.m., Orcas Center

Orcas Center’s Board of Trustees is pleased to invite its members and the general public to a welcome dessert potluck reception for its new Executive Director, Brian Kemp.

The reception will occur on Sunday, April 30 from 3-5 p.m. in the Orcas Center Madrona Room. Please come and bring a favorite dessert to share while you meet Brian, chat with friends, learn what’s coming up on stage and screen at Orcas Center, see the newest art display and enjoy some neighborly sweets.


Help Orcas Center to thrive! Memberships keep the doors open and the stage lights working. Current members are eligible for:
• Reduced rates on tickets and facilities rentals
• A subscription to the Centerline, our informative quarterly e-newsletter
• And a voting role in the governance of Orcas Center

Sign up for membership

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Upcoming Events

The Orcas Center is proud to present world class programming and shows for the Orcas Island Community. Our shows feature theatrical performances, lectures series, musical concerts, visual art showings and much more. Below is a list of upcoming shows being held at the Orcas Center.
Upcoming Events Page