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Whatcom Museum - Lightcatcher

250 Flora St., Bellingham, WA

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1-(360)-778-8930

Website:
www.whatcommuseum.org/

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All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Wed 7/24/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 7/25/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Thu 7/25/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Fri 7/26/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 7/27/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sat 7/27/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ask a Quilter

Textiles

Members of the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild will be in the exhibition gallery every Saturday afternoon to share informally about modern quilt design and methods, answer questions, and demonstrate techniques.

Information:

• Sat 7/27/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hand Quilting Workshop: Intro and Inspiration with Marla Varner

Textiles

In this workshop, we will explore ways to add texture, line, and color to your quilts using hand quilting, fiber artist Marla Varnerís favorite way to finish a quilt. You will be introduced to basic hand-quilting techniques and learn about a variety of threads, needles, batting, hoops, thimbles and other tools. Hand quilting is a very simple process, and once you know the basics you can begin practicing and develop your own style. Varner will share her quilts, her love of hand quilting, and her personal preferences. In addition, you will receive a resource list of tutorials and materials to help you explore on your own, following the workshop. Co-presented by the Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum.

Information:

• Sun 7/28/19 at 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sun 7/28/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Sun 7/28/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 7/31/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 8/1/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Thu 8/1/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Fri 8/2/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 8/3/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sat 8/3/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ask a Quilter

Textiles

Members of the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild will be in the exhibition gallery every Saturday afternoon to share informally about modern quilt design and methods, answer questions, and demonstrate techniques.

Information:

• Sat 8/3/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sun 8/4/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Sun 8/4/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 8/7/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 8/8/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Thu 8/8/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Fri 8/9/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 8/10/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ask a Quilter

Textiles

Members of the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild will be in the exhibition gallery every Saturday afternoon to share informally about modern quilt design and methods, answer questions, and demonstrate techniques.

Information:

• Sat 8/10/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sat 8/10/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
• Sun 8/11/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Sun 8/11/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 8/14/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 8/15/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Thu 8/15/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Fri 8/16/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 8/17/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sat 8/17/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ask a Quilter

Textiles

Members of the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild will be in the exhibition gallery every Saturday afternoon to share informally about modern quilt design and methods, answer questions, and demonstrate techniques.

Information:

• Sat 8/17/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sun 8/18/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Sun 8/18/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 8/21/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 8/22/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Thu 8/22/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Fri 8/23/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 8/24/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sat 8/24/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Ask a Quilter

Textiles

Members of the Bellingham Modern Quilt Guild will be in the exhibition gallery every Saturday afternoon to share informally about modern quilt design and methods, answer questions, and demonstrate techniques.

Information:

• Sat 8/24/19 at 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Docent-Led Tours of "Modern Quilts"

Textiles

Take a docent-led tour and learn more about the artists and artwork featured in "Modern Quilts: Designs of the New Century". Our trained docents will provide insight into the history of modern quilting as an art form, as well as discuss specific quilts. Tours begin in the lobby of the Lightcatcher and last one hour.

Information:

• Sun 8/25/19 at 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

All Is Not Lost: Images Salvaged from Damaged Glass Negatives

Gallery

Hundreds of glass negatives have been donated to the Whatcom Museum over the years, many arriving in damaged condition after decades of poor storage and rough handling. The pictures in this exhibition are derived from time-ravaged Silver Gelatin Dry Plate Negatives and will feature their accumulated scratches, cracks, lost corners, mold stains, and water damage. Though marred, the century-old negatives can still render images of historical significance.

Information:

• Sun 8/25/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 8/28/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 8/29/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 8/30/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 8/31/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 9/1/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 9/4/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 9/5/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 9/6/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 9/7/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 9/8/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 9/11/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 9/12/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 9/13/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 9/14/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 9/15/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 9/18/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 9/19/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 9/20/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 9/21/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 9/22/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 9/25/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 9/26/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 9/27/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 9/28/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 9/29/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 10/2/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 10/3/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 10/4/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 10/5/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 10/6/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 10/9/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 10/10/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 10/11/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 10/12/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 10/13/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 10/16/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 10/17/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 10/18/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 10/19/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 10/20/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 10/23/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 10/24/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 10/25/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 10/26/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 10/27/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 10/30/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 10/31/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 11/1/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 11/2/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 11/3/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 11/6/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 11/7/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 11/8/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 11/9/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 11/10/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 11/13/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 11/14/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 11/15/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 11/16/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 11/17/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 11/20/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 11/21/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 11/22/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 11/23/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 11/24/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 11/27/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 11/28/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 11/29/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 11/30/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 12/1/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/4/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/5/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 12/6/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 12/7/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 12/8/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/11/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/12/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 12/13/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 12/14/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 12/15/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/18/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/19/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 12/20/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 12/21/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 12/22/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 12/25/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Thu 12/26/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Fri 12/27/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sat 12/28/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Sun 12/29/19 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
• Wed 1/1/20 at 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM