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

Current Exhibitions

RADICAL REPETITION: ALBERS TO WARHOL

From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation

Curated by Barbara Matilsky

April 19 - August 17, 2014

Radical Repetition examines recurring imagery in art since the 1960s, which has led to unexpected stylistic transformations and reinvigorated content. Although the exhibition concentrates on prints, it also includes some extraordinary works in painting (James Lavadour) and sculpture (Marie Watt) that expand this theme.

This exhibition highlights both representational and abstract art, underscoring...

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Albers for web

 

Josef Albers (American, b. Germany, 1888-1976)
Homage to the Square, edition 35/125, 1967     
screenprint
24 1/4 x 24 1/4 in.
©2014The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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

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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PULP

Ongoing

For more than seventy years, Bellingham was a major producer of pulp, the raw material used in papermaking.

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Web 2008.30.545

Paper napkin folder and packer, circa 1960
Photo by Irving Moulin, Whatcom Museum 2008.30.545

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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PEAK OF THEIR PROFESSIONS: THE MURROW BROTHERS

Ongoing in Old City Hall

Experience the extraordinary lives of 3 of Skagit County’s most famous and globally recognized residents  - the Murrow Brothers.

Exhibitions

Fri Aug 01 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Fri Aug 01 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Downtown Art Walk
Sat Aug 02 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Sat Aug 02 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Sun Aug 03 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Sun Aug 03 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Thu Aug 07 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Fri Aug 08 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition
Sat Aug 09 @10:30AM - 01:00PM
DIY Alien Monsters!
Sat Aug 09 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Radical Repetition

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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