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January 2021

Museum Campus Closed; Store Open

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 24, 2021

Museum closed

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum campus is currently closed. We will reopen during Phase 2 of the governor's new Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery plan. The Museum Store remains open at 25% capacity, Wednesday through Sunday, noon - 5pm. Check our COVID-19 page for updates.

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Civil Conversation in an Angry Age by David Smith (Virtual)

January 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
$5
Graphic with hands holding coffee mugs

At what point does a conversation become a battle? Why do some opinions inflame our emotions, leading to anger, fights, and even the end of relationships with family and friends? Philosopher David E. Smith takes a deep look at those moments when civility breaks down. By mapping the structure of how we converse, and digging into the root causes of both civility and incivility, Smith explores how we can have meaningful, respectful conversations on notoriously difficult topics like politics, religion,…

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Museum Campus Closed; Store Open

January 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 24, 2021

Museum closed

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum campus is currently closed. We will reopen during Phase 2 of the governor's new Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery plan. The Museum Store remains open at 25% capacity, Wednesday through Sunday, noon - 5pm. Check our COVID-19 page for updates.

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Museum Campus Closed; Store Open

January 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 24, 2021

Museum closed

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum campus is currently closed. We will reopen during Phase 2 of the governor's new Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery plan. The Museum Store remains open at 25% capacity, Wednesday through Sunday, noon - 5pm. Check our COVID-19 page for updates.

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Museum Campus Closed; Store Open

January 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 24, 2021

Museum closed

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum campus is currently closed. We will reopen during Phase 2 of the governor's new Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery plan. The Museum Store remains open at 25% capacity, Wednesday through Sunday, noon - 5pm. Check our COVID-19 page for updates.

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Museum Campus Closed

January 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

Museum closed

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum campus is currently closed. We will reopen during Phase 2 of the governor's new Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery plan. The Museum Store remains open at 25% capacity Wednesday through Sunday, Noon - 4pm. Check our COVID-19 page for updates.

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Museum Campus Closed

January 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until January 26, 2021

Museum closed

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Museum campus is currently closed. We will reopen during Phase 2 of the governor's new Healthy Washington–Roadmap to Recovery plan. The Museum Store remains open at 25% capacity Wednesday through Sunday, Noon - 4pm. Check our COVID-19 page for updates.

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A Tale of Two “Puffins” (Virtual)

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free
Tufted Puffin swimming

Seabirds are often used in ecosystem monitoring programs as they are well studied and some species are tightly linked to their habitats, prey resources, or climatic/oceanographic conditions.  Since 2004 a team of collaborators has been assessing the status and trends of two closely related “puffins,” the rhinoceros auklet and tufted puffin, on coastal and Salish Sea colonies. Scott Pearson from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will describe the natural history and breeding habitats for these seabirds and compare and…

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February 2021

Collectors Show and Tell (Virtual)

February 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
$5
Minerals of the Pacific Northwest

Do you have a collection of unique items? Well, we’ve got just the right event for you! In commemoration of the Whatcom Museum’s Anatomy of a Collection exhibition, we are inviting community members to show off their collections in a virtual “Show and Tell.” The program consists of a panel presentation with three prominent collectors followed by a community show and tell. We ask you to submit an application here if you wish to present your items at this event.…

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Washington State Northwest Regional Archives with Janette Gomes (Virtual)

February 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
$5
State archives photo

Join the Whatcom County Historical Society for a live-streamed presentation with archivist Janette Gomes of the Northwest Regional Branch of the Washington State Archives. She will talk about the branch of the Archives, which is based on the Western Washington University campus. The Northwest Regional Branch acts as a resource to local governments in the area of public records and information management, and holds records such as birth, death, and marriage documents, court records, land records, real estate, and more.…

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