A Paper Trail: Prints from the Collection

October 1 – November 13, 2011  HIGHLIGHTING IMPORTANT AND UNUSUAL works in the collection, including new acquisitions by Michael Spafford and Darren Waterston, A Paper Trail explores printmaking; contrasting and […]

The Harbor Was Crowned by a Forest of Masts

May 21 – October 2, 2011 Tall-masted ships inspire thoughts of adventure, though in their day they were hardworking vessels used to transport our region’s leading commercial export – lumber! […]

Evergreen Muse: The Art of Elizabeth Colborne

June 17– September 25, 2011 In the most comprehensive look at Elizabeth Colborne’s work ever mounted, guest curator David Martin sheds light on the life and work of one of […]

Fate of the Forest: Open Hanging

June 4 –September 18, 2011 From alpine meadows and rocky peaks to surf-splashed coastline, the dense forests of the Pacific Northwest offer boundless inspiration for art. In celebration of Evergreen […]

New Gifts and Acquisitions: Collections Selections Two

January 22 – June 5, 2011 Featuring a selection of extraordinary artworks that transformed the Whatcom Museum’s collection in 2010, this exhibition of Northwest art includes paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture, […]

Arts & Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest

December 18, 2010 – May 15, 2011 Highlighting the “beautiful necessities of the Arts and Crafts movement, The Arts and Crafts Movement in the Pacific Northwest is a traveling exhibition […]

Bellingham Houses of Arts and Crafts

November 20, 2010 – May 15, 2011 Vintage photographs of Bellingham houses built between 1904 and 1924 will be on display from the Whatcom Museum Photographic Archives in the Lightcatcher. […]

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. […]

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 […]