Upcoming Exhibitions

MAGIC WINDOWS/FRAMING PLACE

February 7 - May 10, 2015

Dreamy interiors, surreal landscapes, cosmic visions: these themes are highlighted in a diverse exhibition that traces the way artists represent multiple worlds of reality and experience. The paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures, drawn from the Whatcom Museum’s growing permanent collection, evoke places both real and imagined.

 

MINGLED VISIONS: IMAGES FROM THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN BY EDWARD CURTIS

February 7 - May 10, 2015

Mingled Visions features 40 original photogravures from Edward S. Curtis’ epic work, The North American Indian, including one of Curtis’ earliest images taken in 1895 of Princess Angeline, the elderly daughter of Chief Sealth. The portrait won the top prize in a photographic contest and helped launch his photographic career, ultimately leading to his mission to document and celebrate the vanishing heritage of Native American people. He spent three decades documenting more than 80 tribes west of the Mississippi, producing more 40,000 images and thousands of pages of text. A definitive project of the American West, The North American Indian was published in 20 volumes from 1907 to 1930.

A traveling exhibition organized by the Dubuque Museum of Art, Iowa.

 

TOM SHERWOOD: A GOLDEN PERSPECTIVE

March 7- June 14, 2015

Tom Sherwood interprets the beauty of the human form and the natural environment in exquisite detail. His mastery of materials and techniques that define
Renaissance art – egg tempera and gold leaf on wood panel, perspective, and anatomy – elevates the work to a spiritual dimension. In his paintings, drawings, and
wood block prints, the artist integrates a rich variety of inspirations: poetry, garden landscapes, mythology, architecture, and mathematics.


Based in Bellingham since 1970, Sherwood has traveled and taught art at colleges and universities in the United States and China. His life and work have touched manyprominent Washington artists, including Susan Bennerstrom, John Cole, Ann Morris, and Thomas Wood, among others. Tom Sherwood: A Golden Perspective offers viewers an unusual opportunity to experience the unique work of a master artist, who has made a significant contribution to our community's creativity. (LCB)

 Apotheosis, 1997
Egg tempera and gold leaf on panel
Collection of Ron Binns

Apotheosis

BELLINGHAM NATIONAL 2015

Juried by Scott Lawrimore, Director of the Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington

May 30 - September 13, 2015

Bellingham National 2015 is open to all artists working in the United States. Works may be in any medium. All art must be original, completed within the last two years, and available through the entire run of the show.

Entry deadline is February 9, 2015; cash awards for first, second, third and most popular. Complete submission details here.

 

Exhibitions

Sun Jan 25 @ 2:00PM -
Bird Tour: Meet our Raptors!

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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