Blooming Art

Although glorious springtime blooms might bring visitors to Edmonds, we bet you'll stay for the art.

Steel Life

Matt Brown

Steel Life

At Olympic Park Beach, Richard Beyer's cast-aluminum "Seeing Whales" portrays a rapt family and perching gulls gazing across Puget Sound toward Whidbey Island.

Local Art

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Local Art

Artist Georgia Gerber's cast-bronze sculpture, "The Locals," guarantees visitors an encounter with peaceful sea lions. The same artist created "Rachel," the landmark pig in Seattle's Pike Place Market.

Last One In

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Last One In

At Brackett's Landing South, sculptor Robert Cooke's cast-bronze "Beach Launch" seems ever-ready to embark on adventure.

Fish out of Water

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Fish out of Water

The perennially swimming "School of Fish" found-metals installation by artist Lewis Buster Simpson greets visitors and passing ferries.

Fresh off the Farm

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Fresh off the Farm

Flowers, berries, and veggies, including sweet Walla Walla onions from eastern Washington, highlight the town's farmers' market.

Custom Concrete

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Custom Concrete

In Edmonds, even the sidewalks present a palette, as with this inlay called "Cedar Dreams." Artist Benson Shaw uses colorful fused glass and bronze to depict fog droplets misting Western red cedar―a species that was logged in this area.

Working for the Weekend

Matt Brown

Working for the Weekend

Just 15 miles north of Seattle, Edmonds has perfected that sometimes-elusive formula—part tourist destination, part hometown. With a European feeling in the heart of Puget Sound, the town is so much fun to visit that Seattleites head here on weekend day trips.

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