About ECA

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.

Refreshing ECA's 5 Year Strategic Plan

In April 2013, Edmonds Center for the Arts adopted a 5 Year Strategic Business Plan. The key outcomes were:


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


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


  • 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

ECA needs your input. Click here to take a brief, 5-minute survey that will help shape the future of ECA.

ECA Saturday Matinee: Hobey Ford's "Sea Song"

Using hand-crafted foam puppets, award-winning puppeteer Hobey Ford tells the sensory-friendly story of a young boy who goes to the beach to visit his grandmother, and begins to discover and respect t

ECA Presents Jane Lynch "A Swingin' Little Christmas"

Emmy Award- and Golden Globe Award-winning actress Jane Lynch is getting in the Christmas spirit with Kate Flannery, Tim Davis, and The Tony Guerrero Quintet, in A Swingin' Little Christmas! Sponsore

ECA Presents Take 6

Ten-time Grammy Award-winning vocal sextet Take 6 will bring a fusion of R&B, gospel, and pop to this program of Christmas favorites. Sponsored by: Salt & Iron Chelea Lawrence, CFP, Alan Lawrence, CF


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