Sgʷigʷialʔtxʷ: House of Welcome
Longhouse Education and Cultural Center: A Gathering Place for People of all Cultures
Read about the good news that has happened at the Longhouse over the past year.
For over twenty years, the Longhouse has been working with Indigenous artists of all kinds to fulfill its mission of promoting Indigenous arts and cultures.
In honor of this relationship, the Longhouse hosted an exhibit showcasing the work of over 70 Indigenous artists. Whether they are masters at the top of their fields, or mid-career and emerging artists, all have participated in Longhouse programming over the years—from Artist Residencies, to exhibiting art, leading workshops or receiving grants.
You can view the entire collection of work from the Longhouse 20th Anniversary Exhibit in our online publication.
(Please note that all of the photography contained herein is posted for viewing purposes only. Any attempt to copy or reproduce for private or public use is strictly prohibited).
What We Do
We promote Indigenous arts and cultures through education, cultural preservation, creative expression and economic development—learn more.
The Longhouse supports Native artists and hosts Native art Sales and Exhibits throughout the year.
Fund your art project with the Grant Programs that we offer to Native artists in the Northwest—The 2017 Native Creative Development Grant cycle will be available to Native artists in Washington and Oregon. Check back for more information on when this grant cycle begins.
We host and offer multicultural classes, presentations, performances, and more! Visit our Events page to see what's happening next.
The Longhouse is in the process of developing a graduate-level academic program—a Master of Fine Arts in Indigenous Arts.
Stay up-to-date with the Longhouse by visiting our Facebook page!
You can support Longhouse programming by purchasing merchandise. We offer a variety of gifts, including the beautiful Thunderbird Arrives wool blanket—co-designed by Louie Gong (Nooksack) and Longhouse staff, and produced by Louie Gong's Eighth Generation.