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April 2021

Fourth Sundays: Audubon at the Museum

April 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
Bird with nest and 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: The Rescue of the Umatilla Burrowing Owls & Other Discoveries (Virtual)

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Join the North Cascades Audubon Society and David Johnson from the Global Owl Project as he reveals the unusual rescue efforts using artificial burrows to bring back the burrowing owls at the Umatilla Army Depot in Oregon. Johnson will describe what he has learned during this 11-year project and will discuss the demographics, mate selection, dispersal, migration patterns, and other facets of the ecology of the Western burrowing owl. The burrowing owl is known to live in open grassland/shrub steppe…

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May 2021

Children’s Art Walk

May 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Free

May is Washington State Arts Education Month, and the Whatcom Museum will be participating in the state-wide celebration by participating in the annual Children’s Art Walk. While our buildings won’t be open, you can walk past the windows of the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) of the Lightcatcher building on Flora Street to see artwork displayed from local elementary school students. The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the traditional territory of the Lhaq’temish – Lummi People – and the…

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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

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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