Coastal Views: California & the Pacific Northwest

June 24 – October 29, 2023; Lightcatcher building

featured exhibition

additional exhibitions

Learning to Look

ends: December 31, 2024
Art isn’t limited to paint on a canvas. We can see it in the natural world, historical objects, and the architecture around us. We all have the tools to appreciate […]
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let it shine: Photographs by Mina Afshari

ends: October 29, 2023
The Museum is pleased to showcase California-based artist Mina Afshari’s photographs for her first museum exhibit. Afshari is a young Iranian woman who longed for freedom not only from the […]
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Susan Murrell: Sift / Shift

ends: October 29, 2023
Susan Murrell’s works are meditations on passageways, life transitions, and the constancy of matter. In the summer of 2023, she will create a site-specific installation specific to the Museum’s Lightcatcher […]
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Whatcom Artist Studio Tour Showcase

ends: October 15, 2023
The Whatcom Artist Studio Tour juried showcase features selected works by artists participating in this year’s studio tour. Celebrating its 29th year, the Whatcom Artist Studio Tour (WAST) features more […]
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permanent exhibitions

History Exhibits at Old City Hall

Ongoing; Old City Hall The Museum’s 1892 Old City Hall building features a variety of exhibits that tell the stories of the building’s architecture, the city’s early days, logging history, […]
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John M. Edson Hall of Birds

Opened March 16, 2017; Ongoing; Old City Hall This exhibit in Old City Hall provides a glimpse into the local history and culture of the Victorian Era, when taxidermy flourished […]
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People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the Tribal Cultures and History of the Northwest Coast

Ongoing, Lightcatcher People of the Sea and Cedar, in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building, shares the history and art of the Northwest Coast people, blending both historical […]
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