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Whatcom Museum - Lightcatcher

250 Flora St., Bellingham, WA



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The Art Auction Gala Presented by Peoples Bank

Auction, Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event

Enjoy a glittering evening of socializing, fine wine, a delicious dinner, and exciting bidding opportunities at the Whatcom Museum's annual Art Auction Gala, held in the Lightcatcher building and galleries. This is the Museum's biggest fundraiser of the year, and proceeds benefit the rich offering of exhibitions and programs. Tickets on sale at


• Fri 1/19/18 at 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America

Art Show

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America chronicles a history of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the contemporary fine art world. Baskets convey meaning through the artists’ selection of materials; the techniques they use; and the colors, designs, patterns, and textures they employ.


• Sat 2/3/18 - Sun 5/6/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Jeweled Objects of Desire: From Ordinary To Extraordinary

Art Show

This exhibit features rarely seen items from the vaults of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History. Each piece in this exhibit demonstrates the skill and ingenuity of various artists in transforming simple materials into striking treasures.


• Sat 2/3/18 - Sun 5/6/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM