Art In Ilwaco

Art In Ilwaco

In the picturesque town of Ilwaco, Washington, art comes alive against the backdrop of coastal beauty. From vibrant galleries showcasing local talent to charming studios that invite exploration, Ilwaco is a haven for art enthusiasts. Stroll through the town's streets, where public art installations seamlessly blend with the natural surroundings, creating a visual tapestry that reflects the spirit of the community. Whether you're drawn to contemporary paintings, intricate sculptures, or handmade crafts, Ilwaco's art scene offers a diverse and inspiring array of creative expressions. Immerse yourself in the artistic soul of Ilwaco, where every brushstroke and sculpture tells a story inspired by the captivating landscapes and maritime heritage of this enchanting coastal town.

Ilwaco Artworks

Ilwaco Artworks serves as the sister location to The Sou'wester Arts nonprofit, sharing a mission to ignite personal and social transformation through creative expression and exploration in the arts.

As a community ceramics studio and art gallery, Ilwaco Artworks provides a space for makers to engage in ceramic arts, offers educational programming, and fosters a vibrant environment for artistic expression.

We proudly offer year-round in-house workshops, visiting artist workshops, and clay plays, providing opportunities for individuals to immerse themselves in the world of ceramics and connect with fellow artists.



Artworks 109 First Ave NIlwaco, WA 98624

Parking available

Marie Powell Gallery

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177 Howerton Way S.E.
Ilwaco, WA 98624

Hours:  Wednesday - Sunday, and by chance or appointment, 11am-5pm

Phone:  360-244-0800

Marie Powell Gallery

Embark on an artistic journey with Marie Powell, a seasoned artist who has graced the Long Beach Peninsula in Washington State with her creativity for many years. Transitioning from a remarkable 19-year career in high school teaching, Marie now dedicates her time to crafting stunning pastels, oils, and captivating mixed media pieces.

But that's not all. Recently, Marie has delved into the captivating world of printmaking, channeling her artistic prowess into vibrant and original works known as Monotypes. Each piece is a testament to her evolving artistic vision and commitment to pushing the boundaries of creativity.

Immerse yourself in the world of Marie Powell at her very own gallery, strategically located dockside at the Port of Ilwaco, Washington. It's not just a gallery; it's a captivating experience where every stroke tells a story, and every piece is a masterpiece waiting to be discovered. Step into the Marie Powell Gallery and witness the fusion of passion, experience, and artistic innovation that defines the soul of this extraordinary artist's journey.

Don Nisbett Art Gallery


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On the waterfront at the Port of Ilwaco

Gallery Hours
Daily, 11-4 (closed on Tuedays); Appointments available


Don Nisbett Art Gallery

Step into the vibrant world of art at the waterfront gallery and studio of the renowned artist Don Nisbett, nestled along the picturesque Port of Ilwaco waterfront. It's not just a studio; it's a family-owned artistic haven where creativity knows no bounds.

Don Nisbett and his wife embarked on this artistic journey together, crafting a business that's as unique as their creations. Working in tandem, they've created a dynamic team.

Don himself is more than an artist; he's a storyteller. Engaging and friendly, he weaves tales that breathe life into his highly prolific watercolor creations. Yet, his artistic prowess extends beyond watercolors, with stunning works in acrylics and on glass that captivate and inspire.

But it's not just about what's on display. Don Nisbett's studio is a haven for personalized artistry. Custom designs and commissions are not just welcomed; they're encouraged, turning your artistic visions into tangible masterpieces.

And for those seeking a broader artistic partnership, wholesale accounts are available, inviting businesses into a world where every stroke tells a story and every creation is a masterpiece in the making. Dive into the world of Don Nisbett's waterfront gallery – where art, family, and boundless creativity converge in a symphony of colors and tales waiting to be explored.