Bellingham, WA Handmade Items
At Chuckanut Bay Gallery and Sculpture Garden, we feature the work of over 400 artisans, including handmade items in Bellingham, WA. Click to shop our current outdoor or indoor selection. We are ideally located on the iconic Chuckanut Drive (Highway 11), a favorite and historic entry into Bellingham, Washington. Built in 1896, this was the first land route to the Bellingham Bay communities and since then people have been traveling to and from Bellingham on this scenic route.
In the beginning…
In the 1930’s, before selling handmade items in Bellingham, WA, the current gallery buildings were constructed, providing both a garage and service station for motorists. Many years later the buildings were converted into a general store, famous for delicious, giant ice cream cones.
The Gallery Opens for Handmade Items Sales in Bellingham, WA
In 1986, the Gallery was first opened with the vision to combine the work of local, hand-crafting artisans in a relaxed, peaceful setting. The Gallery has since grown to feature the work of over 400 artists, offering a destination shopping experience where visitors can enjoy Bellingham, WA handmade items, infused and etched glassworks, beautifully glazed pottery, fine jewelry, wooden crafts, and art prints. In addition, the beautiful gardens, overflowing with sculpture, water features, lanterns, hand-tuned wind chimes, and bird houses and feeders, make the perfect location to relax on the deck, watch the many songbirds and hummingbirds fluttering around the feeders while enjoying an espresso or tea amidst the creative energy of hundreds of contributing artists.