Ray Turner – Population

June 16 – September 16, 2012  Ray has revitalized the art of portraiture, which was once reserved for society’s elite. The artist builds upon the 19th century democratization of this […]

From the Melting Pot Into the Fire: Contemporary Ceramics in Israel

March  25 – July 8, 2012 This unusual show, traveling in North America from Israel, makes its only west coast stop in Bellingham. Presenting an outstanding selection of Israeli studio […]

A Paper Trail Redux

April 7 – June 3, 2012 Curated by Exhibitions Designer Scott Wallin  A reprise with surprises, this exhibition builds on the brief Autumn 2011 installation by adding new works (some […]

The Art of Recycling

March 3 – May 27, 2012 The Art of Recycling, a mini-exhibition in the Lightcatcher lobby and passageway, highlights the varied approaches that artists use to create work from a […]

Delivered Daily: The News Photography of Jack Carver

November 19-March 25, 2012 JACK CARVER was the staff photographer for The Bellingham Herald from October 1945 to August 1981. This exhibition features images selected from the photographer’s remarkable legacy […]

Lesley Dill’s Poetic Visions: From Shimmer to Sister Gertrude Morgan

October 23, 2011 – March 4, 2012 Curated by Barbara Matilsky LESLEY DILL is one of the most prominent American artists working at the intersection of language and fine art. […]

Jack Carver: At the Blossom Time Parade

October 8, 2011 – February 18, 2012 BEGINNING IN 1947, Bellingham hosted a spring celebration known as the Blossom Time Festival. The opulence and pageantry of Blossom Time’s main attraction, […]

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 […]