Juan de Fuca Foundation
for the Arts
At JFFA we acknowledge, respect, and celebrate our differences and commonalities. JFFA remains committed to promoting the work of artists of all races, religions, cultures and genders and supporting the powerful role of art in social change. Now is the time for us to share our voice, use our platform and join the effort to bring justice, healing, and freedom to people across the globe.
Juan De Fuca Foundation for the Arts
Music * Arts * Community
JFFA offers Port Angeles, Sequim, and the entire north Olympic Peninsula of Washington a myriad of performance alternatives for all lovers of The Arts. We are proud to present a season concert series with an array of diverse disciplines and genres represented – including dance, folk, blues, comedy and more.
JFFA is supported by a passionate board of directors, dedicated staff, tireless volunteers, generous sponsors and invaluable community partners.
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
Check out the JFFA Events Calendar for upcoming events, concerts, and community activities.
2020 JFFA Festival
2020 JFFA Festival Postponed Until May 2021
Our annual Juan de Fuca Festival, now in its 27th year, spans four days with four stages, and features not only more performance diversity, but also an artisan street fair, kids’ activities, a beer/wine tent, and a fantastic assortment of festive food.
JFFA Season Concert Series
Our hope with season concerts is to interact with you through music, theater, comedy, dance, and storytelling. Our season concert series runs from September through May, averaging 8-12 concerts per year, and featuring exceptional touring artists.
There are no upcoming events at this time
JFFA Educational Programs
Providing arts education, Summer camps, workshops, and outreach experiences to youth of the North Olympic Peninsula. Our goal is to provide these opportunities to all, and offer scholarships and a variety of financial assistance programs.
Festival Kids Show
Each year JFFA launches the Juan de Fuca Festival with three morning school performances that serve over 3000 local students and educators. We proudly bring world class performances to all K-12 students in the Port Angeles School District.
Season Concert Outreach
Touring artists that perform during our season concert series often connect with our community in other meaningful ways such as: workshops, master classes, lecture demonstrations and school shows.
Summer Arts Camps
JFFA offers a week long art-focused camp each summer for youth ages 8-12. This is the second consecutive year that JFFA will be collaborating with Turning the Wheel Productions to facilitate this experience.
Community Arts Project
With grant and community support, JFFA is proudly partnering with the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Olympic Peninsula to increase access to youth arts education and, ultimately, generate a community art project to be exhibited at the 2020 JFFA Festival.
Read the latest News & Updates
JFFA Reimagines our Impact and our reach “Art changes people, people change the world.” - John Butler The world is constantly changing and 2020 has been a powerful reminder of this. Change allows us...
Like many other performance oriented organizations and events, JFFA currently finds itself in uncharted waters while coming to terms with the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately,...
JFFA is thrilled to announce and celebrate our 2020 festival poster artist, Lindsay Smithberg. Each year, JFFA collaborates with a local artist to capture, market and commemorate our legacy event,...
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Our 2019-2020 Sponsors
As a sponsor you make a commitment to the continued growth of JFFA, and partner with us to provide music, art, and educational opportunities to our comunity. We are deeply grateful for the outpouring of financial and in-kind support from the following local businesses and individuals:
Peninsula Heat & Co.
Team Thomsen, Realtors
Melanie & Robert Whitten
Coldwell Banker, Uptown Realty
Port Angeles Education Foundation
Sequim Family Dentistry
Sound Community Bank
State Farm Insurance
Stephen Moriarty Law
Windermere Real Estate
Norma & Eugene Turner
Melody & Steve Charno