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May 2021

Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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(drop-in) Included with admission/Members free
Stuffed birds with a nest of eggs

A volunteer from the North Cascades Audubon Society will be on hand in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds to answer questions about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of studying bird specimens today. All ages welcome. Volunteers and visitors will follow social distancing while interacting in the Hall of Birds. Check our website to see current hours of operation or for potential closures due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the…

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Audubon Society: Bird Migration Vagrancy in Washington (Virtual)

May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join us and the North Cascades Audubon Society for an evening with Matt Bartels, current secretary of the Washington Bird Records Committee, Washington Ornithological Society (WOS). Matt will discuss the processes and the main methods that lead to vagrancy and how that applies to Washington rarities and brings these unusual birds to our state. WOS uses bird records data to look for patterns in arrivals of the rarest birds in the state and Matt will discuss what might be next.…

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June 2021

An evening presentation of ‘Seeds of Culture’ with photographer Matika Wilbur

June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mount Baker Theater, 104 N. Commercial Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Photo of Matika and Alma Wilbur taken by Lino Manansala. Courtesy of Matika Wilbur. Melding powerful storytelling with video, photography, and song, Matika Wilbur (Tulalip and Swinomish), will expand on her experiences photographing Native American women from across the hundreds of sovereign Nations she has visited for nearly a decade at this free, in-person presentation. The event takes place June 3, 2021, 7 – 8:30pm at Mount Baker Theatre, following Covid-19 safety guidelines developed specifically for the theatre industry, including…

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Whatcom Squared Kickoff in the Courtyard

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Free
Lightwall decorated for Whatcom Squared

Start Whatcom Squared (Whatcom²) off right by joining us for a work party in the Lightcatcher Courtyard. Museum educators will be on hand to provide supplies and tips on the best ways to make your square stand out. Learn more about Whatcom Squared here.

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Geometry in June – Whatcom Squared

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Lightwall decorated for Whatcom Squared

Squares aren’t the only shapes that can be a part of the Whatcom Squared project! Join us at this work party in the Lightcatcher Courtyard, where Museum educators will provide geometric outlines along with advice on how to adapt your idea into shapely designs. Learn more about Whatcom Squared here.

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Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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(drop-in) Included with admission/Members free
Stuffed brown and yellow birds

A volunteer from the North Cascades Audubon Society will be on hand in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds to answer questions about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of studying bird specimens today. All ages welcome. Volunteers and visitors will follow social distancing while interacting in the Hall of Birds. Check our website to see current hours of operation or for potential closures due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the…

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July 2021

Downtown Art Walk

July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Free
Lightwall decorated for Whatcom Squared

Join us this evening for Downtown Art walk where we will show off the completed light mosaic from our Whatcom Squared community art project in the Lightcatcher Courtyard. The wall won’t be the only colorful glass shimmering in the building. See beautiful glass artworks in our exhibition Fluid Formations, which will also be open for viewing. The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the traditional territory of the Lhaq’temish – Lummi People – and the Nuxwsá7aq – Nooksack People…

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Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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(drop-in) Included with admission/Members free
Stuffed bald eagle

A volunteer from the North Cascades Audubon Society will be on hand in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds to answer questions about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of studying bird specimens today. All ages welcome. Volunteers and visitors will follow social distancing while interacting in the Hall of Birds. Check our website to see current hours of operation or for potential closures due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the…

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August 2021

Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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(drop-in) Included with admission/Members free
Stuffed owls in bird exhibit

A volunteer from the North Cascades Audubon Society will be on hand in the John M. Edson Hall of Birds to answer questions about migration, conservation, birds in peril, and the importance of studying bird specimens today. All ages welcome. Volunteers and visitors will follow social distancing while interacting in the Hall of Birds. Check our website to see current hours of operation or for potential closures due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the…

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