Personalized Painting Workshops

Painting Workshops/Retreats Designed For You

Prefer to pair multi-day painting workshops with discrete activities, tailored food and beverage choices, or something else? Browse suggested activities below - then contact us to design an unforgettable event around your group’s interests and preferences.

Regional Museums

Enjoy a docent-led tour of the Smithsonian affiliated Lightcatcher Museum, the electrifying Spark Museum, and other regional favorites. (Year round)

Winery Visits & Wine Tastings

Sample fine wines at local wineries, and learn about winemaking in our region. Vineyard visits in Summer. (Year round)

Local History & Culture

Learn about the history of Bellingham, the people and cultural influences that make our region of the Pacific NW unique. (Year round)

Sculpture & Public Art

Visit Big Rock Garden, the campus of WWU, and other favorite places to see a collection of public art that's Bellingham ubiquitous. (Year round)

San Juan Islands

Travel by ferry to explore the San Juan Islands. Scenic places, boutique shopping, and artisan experiences await. (April to October)

2 and 3 Day Painting Workshops

Choose between 2 or  3 days of lavish studio painting, and follow the Muse to create your own original work of art. (Year round)

Whale Watching

Cruise the waterways of the Salish Sea in search of resident Orca, Minke, and Humpback whales, along with other marine life. (May to October)

Native American Arts & Culture

Explore the art and culture of  Lummi, Salish, and Nooksack peoples native to our region of the Pacific Northwest. (Year round)

Artisan Studio Visits

Visit fine art studios to interact with artists working in different mediums and learn about their work and processes. (Year round)

Tulip Festival Outings

Indulge in blooming fun, at this Pacific NW destination event, featuring 1000's of acres of tulip, daffodil, and iris fields in bloom. (April 1-30)

North Cascade Mountains

Visit scenic Mount Baker National Forest, Nooksack Falls, and dozens more scenic points of view. (April to October)

Vancouver BC Day Trip

Explore beautiful Stanley Park, Vancouver's Museum of Art, shopping on Granville Island and more. Must have Passport to cross. (Year round)

Bellingham Bay Sailing

Sail Bellingham Bay in the shadow of Mount Baker. Powerboat to the Islands for a few hours or a full day. (April to October)

Local Road Cycling

Tour the city by bike, ride scenic Chuckanut Drive, or explore the Islands; rides for all levels and interests. (April to October)

Snow Shoeing

Explore the Cascade Mountains in Winter. Scenic vistas, glacier views, pristine beauty. Snow shoe walks for all levels of fitness. (Dec to March)

Craft Brewery Tours

Beer making is a Bellingham fine art; explore local breweries, sample craft beers, and learn about brewing processes. (Year round)

Skiing and Snowboarding

Ski or snowboard rugged Mt. Baker ski area, shadowed by glacier peaks and stunning scenery. (November to April)

Bald Eagle River Float

View bald eagles by guided river raft, during their seasonal migration to feed on Skagit River salmon runs. (December to February)

Local Hiking

Hike the beautiful North Cascades, from old growth forest to high mountain glaciers. All fitness levels accommodated. (May to October)

Farm to Table Tours

Follow the food! Tour a local dairy, produce and berry fields, and a shellfish farm. Finish with a locally sourced meal. (May to October)


Enjoy a quiet paddle on Lake Whatcom or Bellingham Bay. Guided experiences, appropriate for all skill levels. (May to October)

Seattle Day Trip

Explore the Seattle Center, Chihuly Garden and Glass, the Pike Market at the waterfront and more.  (Year round)

Mountain Biking

For the adventurous spirit, explore 50 miles of Galbraith Mountain trails, beautifully maintained across 3000 forested acres. (May to October)

Historic Fairhaven Shopping

Explore artisan boutiques, bookstores, and coffee shops in quaint old town Fairhaven. Bellingham charm at its best. (Year round)

Custom Foodie Experiences

For the Gastronome, let us design a unique fine cuisine experience, built around your curiosity and interests. (Year round)

Scenic Outdoor Places

Stroll Semiahmoo Spit, the lush forests of Whatcom Falls Park, Taylor Dock and other beautiful sights. (April to October)

Hotel Bellwether Luxury

Relax with a 4 star partner hotel stay, group transportation, and comprehensive services suited to your needs.(Year round)