Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St; Lightcatcher Building, 250 Flora St
Hours: Lightcatcher: wed-sun 12-5pm. Old City Hall: wed-sun 12-5pm. Admission: adults $10; youth, students, military, seniors $8; children 2-5 $5; under 2 free
Located in downtown Bellingham, WA, the Whatcom Museum features home-curated and traveling exhibitions of fine art, natural history, and Northwest history, as well as educational and entertaining programs, activities for children, and an extensive photo archive.
To Sep 10 Bellingham National 2017 Juried Art Exhibition and Awards, exhibiting various interpretations on the theme of drawing from artists around the country.
Opening Sep 30 Art of the American West: Haub Family Collection from the Tacoma Art Museum, featuring a selection of western American artwork on loan from the Tacoma Art Museum. The Haub Family Collection of Western American Art is unrivaled in its scope, and contains artwork spanning from 1790 to today.
Ongoing People of the Sea and Cedar, Coast Salish art and artifacts from the Museum's collection, focusing on Lummi and Nooksack history, culture, and lifestyle.
Ongoing John M. Edson Hall of Birds, highlighting the Museum's founding collection of mounted birds by amateur ornithologist John M. Edson, with interpretation on modern-day bird habitat, species status, and hands-on activities. See website for more ongoing exhibitions.