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10:00 am

CANCELED – Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day Live!

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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Free with registration
Old City Hall and Lightcatcher building

Update: The Smithsonian is canceling this event in light of the evolving COVID-19 outbreak. We apologize for any inconvenience.  In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country, including the Whatcom Museum, open […]

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Canceled – FIG Studio: Hot Air Balloons

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 4, 2020

One event on April 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members free
Paper hot air balloon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. April 1 – 5: Hot Air Balloons Up, Up, and Away! Use a variety of art supplies to design a hanging paper hot air balloon.

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MUSEUM CLOSED

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 4, 2020

Closure graphic

In support of the effort to control and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Whatcom Museum has closed to the public through May 4 or until further notice. As a public gathering space, we are taking preventative action to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus to ensure the safety of our community. Many […]

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10:30 am

Canceled – Music Makers, Body Shakers

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until April 25, 2020

Lightcatcher & Family Interactive Gallery, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Maracas

Music Makers, Body Shakers invites little hands and bodies to join us for a fun musical exploration. A FIG educator will lead children in song, dance, and music.. For all with an accompanying adult. Included with admission/ Members free.

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11:00 am

Canceled – ARTstarts: Hurricane Transfer prints

April 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free
Hurricane print on paper

ARTstarts encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. April 2 & 4: Hurricane Transfer prints In this project, children will mix paint and shaving cream to create circular-shaped transfer prints.

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1:30 pm

Canceled – Docent-led Tours of The Global Language of Headwear

April 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Headdress from Mexico

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about this fascinating exhibition. Our trained docents will provide insight into the styles and cultures of various headdresses and hats. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1:30–2:30pm. Featured image: Rupurero, Shaman’s […]

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2:30 pm

Canceled – Docent-led Tours of Conversations Between Collections

April 4 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Coast of Genoa painting

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about Conversations Between Collections, a partnership between the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) and the Whatcom Museum featuring three SAAM masterworks in “conversation” with the Whatcom Museum’s permanent collection. Our trained docents will provide insight into the themes of identity and place highlighted in the exhibition. Tours begin […]

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