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250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States

February 2022

Art Walk: Dialog Through Dance

February 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Free
Three people jumping in the air

During this special Art Walk, we are excited to host Bellingham based non-profit dance/theater company Kuntz and Co. for an interactive experience, Dialog(s). Part of their upcoming multi-part program Emerging Suite, Dialog(s), this performance explores how we can converse through movement. The public is invited to sit across from an already present individual and engage in a movement conversation. Whether you want to only observe or make your movement "voice" (silently) heard, we invite you to take part in this…

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Portrait Painting: Up Close & Personal Workshop

February 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$40 – $50

Portrait painting is more than just painting the likeness of a person. It is also about capturing that person's essence. Join artist Trish Harding for this welcoming class as you learn how to paint a portrait using your choice of oils or acrylics. Inspired by the current exhibition, Up Close & Personal you'll learn how to draw your subject, as well as paint the likeness and essence of your subject. Taking cues from one of the most important portrait painters…

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Docent-led Tour of Up Close & Personal

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 22, 2022

One event on February 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free
Crowd of people in masks stand around a docent in the gallery of Up Close & Personal

Take a docent-guided tour of Up Close & Personal: The Body in Contemporary Art. Gain in-depth insights and knowledge about some of the 60 artists featured. Their works offer compelling portrayals of the figure and point toward countless possibilities for identity, human connection, and understanding. Docents will discuss the techniques and processes utilized by artists, focusing on specific works in the exhibition. Each tour can accommodate 8 people, begins in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building, and lasts one hour.…

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Docent-led Tour of Up Close & Personal

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 22, 2022

One event on February 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free
Crowd of people in masks stand around a docent in the gallery of Up Close & Personal

Take a docent-guided tour of Up Close & Personal: The Body in Contemporary Art. Gain in-depth insights and knowledge about some of the 60 artists featured. Their works offer compelling portrayals of the figure and point toward countless possibilities for identity, human connection, and understanding. Docents will discuss the techniques and processes utilized by artists, focusing on specific works in the exhibition. Each tour can accommodate 8 people, begins in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building, and lasts one hour.…

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Curator Tour of Up Close & Personal

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until February 11, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free
Series of four silver images of human facial profiles on a black background

We’re excited to offer in-person curator tours of Up Close & Personal. Learn more about the artists and artwork featured in this stunning exhibition from the Museum’s Curator of Art, Amy Chaloupka, who organized this exhibition from the renowned collection of Driek and Michael Zirinsky. Tours last one hour and will be limited to eight people per tour. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, but walk-in visitors will be accommodated as space allows. Participants will need to wear face coverings while visiting the…

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Docent-led Tour of Up Close & Personal

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Thursday and Saturday, repeating until January 22, 2022

One event on February 5, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 10, 2022 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free
Crowd of people in masks stand around a docent in the gallery of Up Close & Personal

Take a docent-guided tour of Up Close & Personal: The Body in Contemporary Art. Gain in-depth insights and knowledge about some of the 60 artists featured. Their works offer compelling portrayals of the figure and point toward countless possibilities for identity, human connection, and understanding. Docents will discuss the techniques and processes utilized by artists, focusing on specific works in the exhibition. Each tour can accommodate 8 people, begins in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building, and lasts one hour.…

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March 2022

“Many Wests” Drop-in Activity: Barbara Earl Thomas Prints

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

Join us in celebrating both the opening of Many Wests and Women’s History Month by creating your own print inspired by Barbara Earl Thomas’ art. After exploring Thomas’ linocut prints in the exhibition, meet us in the Lightcatcher art studio to create a print of your own. We’ll be using foam and print-making supplies to create a printing block you can take home and use over again. Open to everyone, this activity is a great way to discover a new…

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No Planet B: Paper Mâché Sculpting Workshop for Kids

March 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$5 – $10

As part of the Museum's Earth Day initiatives, we want to create an enormous globe, and we're inviting you to learn with us! Suzanne Mackay and Keefe Healy, puppeteers and founders of Firefly Productions, will be lending their expertise in crafting paper mâché to teach students about making structures from recycled materials. Participants will contribute to creating a huge globe that will be on display in the Lightcatcher building, as well as make something to take home. This is a…

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April 2022

No Planet B: Paper Mâché Sculpting Workshop for Kids

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on April 2, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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$5 – $10

As part of the Museum's Earth Day initiatives, we want to create an enormous globe, and we're inviting you to learn with us! Suzanne Mackay and Keefe Healy, puppeteers and founders of Firefly Productions, will be lending their expertise in crafting paper mâché to teach students about making structures from recycled materials. Participants will contribute to creating a huge globe that will be on display in the Lightcatcher building, as well as make something to take home. This is a…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 8 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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Animals Across the Earth

April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until April 17, 2022

Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Members free

The Earth is home to us all, and we need your help to give it a proper celebration! Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, we'll have a massive paper mâché planet in the Lightcatcher building. Our world is full of wonderful and unique animals, and that's where you come in. Join us in the FIG to make or color an animal, and then add it to our huge globe. By April 22, we hope to see an amazing…

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