All exhibitions are located in the Lightcatcher building (LCB) unless otherwise noted.

Current Exhibitions

REACHING BEYOND: NORTHWEST DESIGNER CRAFTSMEN AT 60

Juried by Ben Mitchell

September 14, 2014 - January 4, 2015

In celebrating 60 years of contributions to the Northwest's rich cultural landscape, Reaching Beyond celebrates the range of craft -across time, media, methods and borders.

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Danielle Bodine
Moonscape
Mulberry paper and waxed linen
72 x 30 x 9 inches
Courtesy of Northwest Designer Craftsmen


THE ART OF GENRE: POSTERS FROM HOLLYWOOD’S GOLDEN AGE

 

Guest Curated by Michael Falter, Program Director of Pickford Film Center

July 19 - October 12, 2014
Extended in Old City Hall through November 9, 2014

WESTERNS. FILM NOIR. SCIENCE FICTION. Some of the best-loved genres from Hollywood’s studio era (roughly the 1930’s-1960’s) also produced the greatest poster art...

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BIG CAMERAS, BIG TREES: DARIUS KINSEY AT
LARGE
IN THE WOODS


Ongoing

Exhibit located in Old City Hall

Throughout his fifty-year career in commercial
photography, Darius Kinsey captured the monumental
interaction between men, machinery and mammoth
trees that defined early logging in northwest Washington.
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NOW PLAYING

Ongoing on the 2nd Floor Passageway of the Lightcatcher

Curated by Jeff Jewell

Complementing The Art of Genre: Posters from Hollywood's Golden Age, this 2nd floor hallway show will feature a dozen historic images of movie theaters in downtown Bellingham, including the Bell Show, the Star, the Liberty, the Dream, the American, the Avalon and the People's. Photographs will be in stunning black and white, just like early motion pictures.

   

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American Theatre's New Marquee, 1938
Photographed by J.W. Sandison
Whatcom Museum Collection, 3158

 

Exhibitions

Thu Oct 30 @ 1:30PM - 02:30PM
Tour: Reaching Beyond
Sat Nov 01 @10:30AM - 02:00PM
Family Tours
Sat Nov 01 @ 1:30PM - 02:30PM
Tour: Reaching Beyond
Sat Nov 01 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Member Reception, Leo Adams: Eastern Light
Sun Nov 02
NEW EXHIBITION Leo Adams: Eastern Light
Sun Nov 02 @ 1:30PM - 02:30PM
Tour: Reaching Beyond
Sun Nov 02 @ 2:00PM -
Leo Adams Artist Talk
Thu Nov 06 @12:30PM - 02:00PM
Brown Bag: Meet the Artists from Northwest Designer Craftsmen
Thu Nov 06 @ 1:30PM - 02:30PM
Tour: Reaching Beyond
Thu Nov 06 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
AHA! Openwork Basketry Techniques

LIGHTCATCHER
Wednesday - Sunday, noon-5pm;
open Thursday until 8pm; open Saturday at 10am

250 Flora Street, Bellingham, WA 98225  

Family Interactive Gallery (FIG)
Wednesday - Saturday, 10-5pm; Sunday noon-5pm
250 Flora Street, Bellingham, WA 98225
 

  

OLD CITY HALL
Thursday - Sunday, noon-5pm; for select programs.
121 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA  98225




PHOTO ARCHIVES
Wednesday - Friday, 1-5 pm.
201 Prospect Street, Bellingham, WA 98225


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