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

Current Exhibitions

 

PAINT: THE PAINTED WORKS OF LYLE WILSON

March 30 - July 6, 2014

AS ONE OF THE UNDISPUTED MASTERS of Northwest Coast painting, Lyle Wilson builds on traditional forms to create an art...

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Lyle Wilson
Progressions, 2011
Acrylic on red cedar, 11" x 8 1/2" x 8 1/2"
Collection of the Artist

PULP

Ongoing

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

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

TREASURES FROM THE TRUNK: THE STORY OF J.J. DONOVAN

Through June 1, 2014

Located in Whatcom Museum Old City Hall

J. J. DONOVAN WAS A GUIDING CITIZEN in Bellingham's formative years. His life and career as a civil engineer, lumberman, railroad superintendent, progressive business man and community builder, will all be explored in an exhibition of historical photographs, artifacts and ephemera, in Old City Hall.

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J.J. Donovan Calling
In 1925, J.J. Donovan posed with chief operator Lillian Bond and Pacific Telephone & Telegraph manager Ben Reno to commemorate 35 years of telephone service on Bellingham Bay.

Courtesy of the Whatcom Museum Collection
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BIG CAMERAS, BIG TREES: DARIUS KINSEY AT
LARGE
IN THE WOODS


End April 20, 2014

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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Exhibitions

Thu Apr 24 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Fri Apr 25 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Fri Apr 25 @ 5:00PM - 07:00PM
Member Reception: Radical Repetition
Sat Apr 26 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Sat Apr 26 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Sun Apr 27 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Sun Apr 27 @ 2:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Thu May 01 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Fri May 02 @ 1:00PM -
Docent Tour: Paint
Fri May 02 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Children's Art Walk

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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