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Whatcom Museum - Old City Hall

121 Prospect St., Bellingham, WA



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Travelogue: Ecuador—Volcanoes and Waterfalls, Adventures in the Andes


Istvan Hernadi and Diane Groody share a slide presentation about the volcanoes and waterfalls of the Ecuadorean Andes. Hernadi is a retired IT engineer from Canada who spent many years writing stories, taking photos, and hiking remote trails while traveling in the Himalayas, Andes, and the Arctic. Diane Groody is a retired geologist and clinical social worker in Bellingham who travels extensively overseas and worked as a volunteer teacher and counselor in Bhutan. Light refreshments served.


• Thu 3/1/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented—Two Basket Artists Discuss Their Artwork

Art Talk

Join the Advocates for coffee at 11:30 am followed by presentations by basket makers Lisa Telford and Lanny Bergner. Both Telford and Bergner are included in the Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America exhibition on view in the Lightcatcher building. The basketry exhibitions in the Lightcatcher and Old City Hall can be viewed after the free lecture with paid admission.


• Thu 3/8/18 at 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Travelogue: Red Sand Dunes, White Elephants, and Orange Women—On Safari in Namibia


Experience an armchair journey with local traveler, Dave Courtis, as he shares a slide presentation about his safari in Namibia. Light refreshments served. No need to preregister, just bring your curiosity.


• Thu 3/15/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Plants for Birds


Your backyard is your outdoor sanctuary. With some careful plant choices, it can be a sanctuary for nesting and overwintering birds, as well as, a recharge station for migrating birds. Join us as local native plant specialists and a representative from the City of Bellingham’s Landscaping for Wildlife program provide us with the information we need to create our own backyard bird haven.


• Tue 3/27/18 at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hidden In The Bundle: A Look Inside The Whatcom Museum’s Basketry Collection

Art Show

Hidden in the Bundle features a selection of baskets from the Whatcom Museum’s extensive Native American and First Nations collection, representing different eras and cultures and highlighting the unique and unexpected.


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