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Old City Hall Rotunda Room

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121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States

June 2019

Quilt Panel Discussion: Material Men Speak

June 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Old City Hall Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Free to Whatcom Museum and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum members

While men make up only a small part of the quilting world their impact and contributions to the art of quilting have been substantial. Some, like Joe Cunningham, Kaffe Fassett, and Ricky Tims have become household names, and there are many emerging, innovative young male quiltmakers using a wide variety of fabric and non-fabric materials to create works which address political and social issues often with great humor and ingenuity. Come hear our panel of four Pacific Northwest quilters—Geoff Hamada,…

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Women in Aviation: From Passenger to Pilot with Leslie Czechowski

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Old City Hall Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Women have played important roles in the world of aviation throughout the twentieth century. While many people know Amelia Earhart, there are other women who have made big impacts on the development of aviation. Join us as we listen to Leslie Czechowski from the Seattle Museum of Flight Speakers Bureau talk about these women and the important role they played in the development of aviation. The lecture will cover everything from the first stewardess, to the first American woman to…

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July 2019

Artquilttexture Lecture by Modern Quilter Luke Haynes

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old City Hall Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Free to Whatcom Museum and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum members

Join modern quilt artist Luke Haynes as he provides an entertaining and educational tour of his art background, from architect to quilter, over the span of several years. He will talk about his inspiration and show a lot of work to explain the context of his career as an architect-quilter. From a 50-foot Geodesic dome to a quilt with a secret image, come see quilts that will make you say: "I had no idea fabric could do that!” Co-Presented by…

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Modern with a Hint of Vintage Lecture with Marla Varner

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old City Hall Rotunda Room, 121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
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Included with admission/Free to Whatcom Museum and Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum members

Award-winning quilter Marla Varner, who has a quilt featured in the Modern Quilts exhibition, will share slides and a selection of her quilts to illustrate how her journey started, and describe the ways her quilts have evolved from a traditional to a modern aesthetic. While some of the techniques have changed, there are elements of her process that have remained the same. She will also share her experiences as a member of the Modern Quilt Guild and the international modern…

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