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April 2020

Canceled – FIG Studio: Hot Air Balloons

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 4, 2020

One event on April 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members free
Paper hot air balloon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. April 1 – 5: Hot Air Balloons Up, Up, and Away! Use a variety of art supplies to design a hanging paper hot air balloon.

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MUSEUM CLOSED

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 24, 2020

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In support of the effort to control and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Whatcom Museum has been directed to close to the public beginning March 16 and until further notice. As a public gathering space, we are taking preventative action to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus to ensure the safety of our community. Many of our events will be postponed or rescheduled. For updates on our response, please check here. If you have questions about upcoming…

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Canceled – Science Lab at the FIG: Sail a Boat

April 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Paper sailboat

Science Lab inspires innovative thinkers and future designers and engineers! Engage in sensory experimentation, build math and science skills, and strengthen hand-eye coordination. Classes are led by a FIG educator and rotate weekly. April 1: Sail a Boat What makes a sailboat sail? We will talk about the science of wind and build boats to test our theories.

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Canceled – FIG Studio: Hot Air Balloons

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 4, 2020

One event on April 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
+ Google Map
Included with admission/members free
Paper hot air balloon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. April 1 – 5: Hot Air Balloons Up, Up, and Away! Use a variety of art supplies to design a hanging paper hot air balloon.

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MUSEUM CLOSED

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Closure graphic

In support of the effort to control and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Whatcom Museum has been directed to close to the public beginning March 16 and until further notice. As a public gathering space, we are taking preventative action to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus to ensure the safety of our community. Many of our events will be postponed or rescheduled. For updates on our response, please check here. If you have questions about upcoming…

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Canceled – ARTstarts: Hurricane Transfer prints

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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One event on April 4, 2020 at 11:00 am

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free
Hurricane print on paper

ARTstarts encourages budding artists to explore a variety of art materials and mediums. Little hands will discover and play with art styles from assemblage to watercolor and everything in between. April 2 & 4: Hurricane Transfer prints In this project, children will mix paint and shaving cream to create circular-shaped transfer prints.

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Canceled – Docent-led Tours of The Global Language of Headwear

April 2 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/members free
Headdress from Mexico

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about this fascinating exhibition. Our trained docents will provide insight into the styles and cultures of various headdresses and hats. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher, last one hour, and are included with admission. They are held Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 1:30–2:30pm. Featured image: Rupurero, Shaman’s hat, Huichol people, Mexico, mid-20th century; palm leaves, feathers, beads, velvet, yarn; ©2012 Courtesy of Hat Horizons. Photograph by Matthew Hillman 

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CANCELED – Travelogue: The Border Project— Exploring the Mexico/US Border by Bicycle

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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$5
Person holding bike about their head

Update: In response to the evolving COVID-19 outbreak, this public program has been canceled.  Bikepacking has brought a whole new meaning to backcountry adventures as it continues to grow internationally. Bikepackers all over the globe are creating new routes, and connecting dirt, gravel, and other somewhat questionable ‘roads’ together to form long-distance adventure routes via bicycle. Jenny Schmidt spent six weeks traveling from San Diego, CA, to Corpus Christi, TX, connecting the first series of gravel/dirt roads along the Mexico/US…

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Canceled – FIG Studio: Hot Air Balloons

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until April 4, 2020

One event on April 5, 2020 at 12:00 pm

Family Interactive Gallery, Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
+ Google Map
Included with admission/members free
Paper hot air balloon

A self-guided, self-exploratory play-to-learn, make-and-take space for young inquisitive minds to imagine, create, and innovate. April 1 – 5: Hot Air Balloons Up, Up, and Away! Use a variety of art supplies to design a hanging paper hot air balloon.

Find out more »

MUSEUM CLOSED

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 24, 2020

Closure graphic

In support of the effort to control and mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Whatcom Museum has been directed to close to the public beginning March 16 and until further notice. As a public gathering space, we are taking preventative action to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus to ensure the safety of our community. Many of our events will be postponed or rescheduled. For updates on our response, please check here. If you have questions about upcoming…

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