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Whatcom Museum - Lightcatcher

250 Flora St., Bellingham, WA

Phone:
1-(360)-778-8930

Website:
www.whatcommuseum.org/

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People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

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• Wed 11/22/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

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• Wed 11/22/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

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• Thu 11/23/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Thu 11/23/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Fri 11/24/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 11/25/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

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• Sat 11/25/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
• Sun 11/26/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sun 11/26/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

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• Fri 11/24/17 - Sun 11/26/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

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• Wed 11/29/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 11/30/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

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• Thu 11/30/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

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• Fri 12/1/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Downtown Art Walk at the Lightcatcher

Museum

See site-specific, color-infused installations by contemporary artists Elizabeth Gahan, Damien Gilley, Katy Stone, and Ashley V. Blalock in the exhibition "Colorfast: Vivid Installations Make Their Mark." Also showing "Just Women," featuring artwork from the collection.

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• Fri 12/1/17 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
• Fri 12/1/17 at 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sat 12/2/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

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• Sat 12/2/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
• Sun 12/3/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

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• Wed 11/29/17 - Sun 12/3/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sun 12/3/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/6/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/7/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

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• Thu 12/7/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Fri 12/8/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

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• Sat 12/9/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sat 12/9/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 12/10/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Sun 12/10/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

Information:

• Wed 12/6/17 - Sun 12/10/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Wed 12/13/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

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• Thu 12/14/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Thu 12/14/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 12/15/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 12/16/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Sat 12/16/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
• Sun 12/17/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

Information:

• Wed 12/13/17 - Sun 12/17/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sun 12/17/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/20/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/21/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Thu 12/21/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Fri 12/22/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Sat 12/23/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sat 12/23/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

Information:

• Wed 12/20/17 - Sun 12/24/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Sun 12/24/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sun 12/24/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/27/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/28/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Thu 12/28/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Fri 12/29/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 12/30/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent Tour: People of the Sea and Cedar

Art Show

Learn more about our permanent exhibition, People of the Sea and Cedar: A Journey Through the History and Cultures of the Tribes of the Northwest Coast. Our docents are gifted guides eager to share their knowledge in informal, interactive, hour-long tours. Tours start in the lobby of the Lightcatcher building and are included with admission/free to members. For group tours of six or more people, call 360.778.8938 to schedule.

Information:

• Sat 12/30/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
• Sun 12/31/17 at 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

People of the Sea and Cedar: The Story of the Coast Salish Tribes

Museum, History/Science

Local and regional history of the Coast Salish people is one of the most requested topics by Whatcom Museum visitors. This summer, the Museum will debut a new exhibit in the second floor gallery of the Lightcatcher building that shares the history and art of the Coast Salish people, blending both historical and contemporary perspectives. This exhibit will feature artifacts from the Museum's collection, such as Coast Salish artwork and carvings, woven blankets, hand-made tools, and cedar hats, clothing, and baskets. The exhibit will provide hands-on learning experiences, a Lummi and Nooksack language interactive, and videos showcasing Lummi and Nooksack weavers and carvers. Themes of cultural knowledge, art and symbolism, lifestyles, and community will present the Coast Salish tribes as vibrant, living cultures who honor their past while building a cultural and economic future for their people.

Information:

• Sun 12/31/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Art Of The American West: Highlights Of The Haub Family Collection From The Tacoma Art Museum

Art Show

This fall, the Whatcom Museum will feature a selection of artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring works of Western American Art. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today. The collection includes prominent nineteenth-century artists who shaped our views of Native Americans, mountain men, cowboys, and pristine American landscapes, including George Catlin, John Mix Stanley, Thomas Moran, and Frederic Remington. Art of the American West: Highlights from the Haub Family Collection at Tacoma Art Museum was organized by Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington.

Information:

• Wed 12/27/17 - Sun 12/31/17 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 1/3/18 - Sun 1/7/18 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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 brownpapertickets.com/event/3139709.

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• Fri 1/19/18 at 5:30 PM - 10:30 PM