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Access for All: Free First Fridays at the Whatcom Museum

Access for All: Free First Fridays at the Whatcom Museum

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Venue

Old City Hall & Lightcatcher
121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, WA 98225 United States
Phone
3607788930
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In March, we’re taking a step back in time and exploring Bellingham’s history. (Wait, wait! This will be fun, we promise!) Did you know that the basement of Old City Hall used to be the local jail? (And did you know you can still read names and words carved into the cell walls?) Well, now’s your chance to see for yourself. Join us for tours, talks, an archival photo booth, and our special art guest, Paws with Cause. And speaking of animals, be sure to tour The Pet Show photography exhibit of Whatcom County pets through the years before it closes next month. Don’t forget to upload a photo of your favorite pet for our community gallery, too!

 

B’Ham School of Music Baby & Toddler Classes at the FIG
Lightcatcher building | 250 Flora St. | 11 a.m. – 11:30 am & 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

Picture Yourself When…
Old City Hall | 121 Prospect St. | 12 – 9 p.m.

 

Pet Painting with Paws with Cause
Lightcatcher building | 250 Flora St. | 12 – 5 p.m.

 

Docent Tours of Old City Hall
Old City Hall | 121 Prospect St. | Details coming soon!

 

Bellingham History with the Goodtime Girls
Old City Hall | 121 Prospect St. | 6 – 7 p.m.

 

Picturing Justice Opening Reception
Lightcatcher building | 250 Flora St. | 6 – 9 p.m.

 

Old City Hall Scavenger Hunt
Old City Hall | 121 Prospect St. | Details coming soon!

 


Exhibitions and galleries are open until 9 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, and the Family Interactive Gallery (FIG) is open until 7 p.m.

Headphones and other sensory tools are available at the front desks for guests who require accommodation during their visit.

 


The Whatcom Museum acknowledges that we gather on the traditional territory of the Lhaq’temish – Lummi People – and the Nuxwsá7aq – Nooksack People – who have lived in the Coast Salish region from time immemorial. The Museum honors our relationship with all of our Coast Salish neighbors and our shared responsibilities to their homeland where we all reside today.