1934: A NEW DEAL FOR ARTISTS

September 18, 2010 — January 9, 2011 In 1934, Americans grappled with an economic situation that feels all too familiar today. Against the backdrop of the Great Depression, the U.S. government created the Public Works of Art Project — the first federal government program to support the arts nationally. Artists who participated in the program, […]

SHOW OF HANDS: NORTHWEST WOMEN ARTISTS 1880-2010

April 24 – August 8, 2010 Curated by Barbara Matilsky Exhibition coincides with centennial of women’s suffrage in Washington State. Featuring more than 90 works of art by 63 women artists from Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, Show of Hands opens April 24 at the Whatcom Museum‟s Lightcatcher building. Celebrating women’s contributions to the legacy […]