About Us

OPAA is a non-profit arts organization located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state.

About OPAA

Olympic Peninsula Art Association, OPAA (formerly Sequim Arts)  is a non-profit arts organization located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington state, with Mount Olympus to the south and Victoria, British Columbia across the Strait of Juan de Fuca to the north.

The purpose of Olympic Peninsula Art Association (OPAA) shall be to promote and encourage the understanding and appreciation of art for the benefit of the members and the community, by means of exhibits, seminars, demonstrations, workshops, and various other educational programs.

Many of our artists are nationally recognized and all members benefit from our local community’s appreciation and support. We hope you enjoy your visit to our web site and we invite you to become a member and attend our next meeting, show or workshop.

OPAA offers informative programs, demonstrations and workshops that are open to  members and their guests.

The original Sequim Arts was organized in 1969 by Mary Bartlett, Aina Hubbard, Joy McCarter, Ardean Robinson and Leah Wright. Their aim was to provide a forum where artists could encourage each other and act cooperatively to further their artistic goals. Through the years this spirit has continued and grows ever stronger.

The name of Sequim Arts  was changed in January of 2019 in order to open membership to all artists, or inspiring artists, on the Olympic Peninsula.  With new members come new ideas.  Join us to meet new artists with like interests,  enjoy monthly presenters to learn something new,   and just have  more fun.

Due to Covid restrictions, we are currently holding Zoom meetings on the fourth Thursday of the month.  Normally OPAA meets at St Luke’s Episcopal Hall, 525 N 5th Av. in Sequim and we will return to that venue as soon as it is safe to do so.


Membership Opportunities

Single 1 year membership

$40.00
  • Membership includes a monthly newsletter, the opportunity to participate in the Members’ Exhibit, information about art competitions, exhibit opportunities, and workshops.

1 Year Couples Membership

$55.00
  • Membership includes a monthly newsletter, the opportunity to participate in the Members’ Exhibit, information about art competitions, exhibit opportunities, and workshops.

Member Page

$15.00
  • Members may have a web page on our website. It can have member information, web & blog links, and samples of your artwork.

Student (12-18)

$10
  • Membership includes a monthly newsletter, the opportunity to participate in the Members’ Exhibit, information about art competitions, exhibit opportunities, and workshops.

Patron

$100.00
  • As a thank you gift, Patron members will have their name, contact information and logo on our membership booklet, show programs and on our website.