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