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:

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.

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

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

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ECA Presents Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company & Ahn Trio, "A Quest for Freedom"

Inspired by the personal stories of Nai-Ni Chen, a Taiwanese choreographer-dancer who emigrated to America, and the Ahn Trio, three sisters born in Seoul, Korea who moved to New York. This captivating

ECA Community Engagement: Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic (2014)

This ECA Community Engagement combines a screening of the award-winning short documentary "Powerful Medicine: Simply Magic" and an artist talk by the film’s director and star, Kevin Spencer. A journey

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