Mindport Musings

An ongoing meditation on the arts, sciences, education, and whatever other
ideas we’re preoccupied with at the moment, leavened with occasional
announcements of current events at Mindport.
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Rising Tide Show Closes Sunday, February 26th

Catch these startling and beautiful photographs of some of our local coastal areas – as they appear today – and as they may appear fifty years from now if we fail to take appropriate action to address climate… Read More

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Mindport’s Correspondence Club: Saturday, February 11

Have a letter to write or a postcard to send?  Need to know size or postage requirements for handmade mailings?  Want to know how to recycle your old calendars into envelopes?  Join us for a couple of hours… Read More

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In the Gallery: Rising Tide in Cascadia

Photographs by Alan Sanders/Concept and Commentary by Warren Sheay January 20- in Mindport’s Gallery from the artist statement The global scientific community is in virtual agreement that climate change is real and well underway, stemming from our dependence… Read More

Origami by Sean Echelbarger

Holiday Hours & Shadow Dance

Holiday Greetings, All!  We’d be honored to see you and your family and friends this season.  Our hours for the next two weeks are: open 12-6pm: 12/21/16 to 12/23/16 (Wednesday-Friday) closed: 12/24/16 (Saturday) closed: 12/25/16 (Sunday) open 12-6pm: … Read More

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Thanksgiving Hours

We will be closed November 24th and 25th.  We’d love to see you during our regular hours on Saturday (10am-5pm) and Sunday (12am-4pm). Please feel free to join our regular group of fans of the USPS for Correspondence… Read More

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In the Gallery: The Fungus Among Us

When I first discovered mushrooms on my dinner plate at age 7, they accompanied a hamburger, so I could be forgiven for theorizing then that they were a form of meat. After all, they possessed a chewy texture… Read More

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Jonathan Winter’s Copper Colloquy

We’re delighted to be showing Jonathan Winter’s hammered copper works in Mindport’s gallery though the month of October.  Please join us, and the artist, for a closing reception Sunday, October 30th from 4:00 to 5:30.

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Learning to See: The World of Insects

Heteronutus/photo by Robert Oleman      Join Mindport’s staff for a screening of Learning to See: The World of Insects at the Pickford Film Center, Sunday, October 9th.  The film begins at 3:15, but we’ll be in the lobby… Read More

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Maggie Sharkey
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September at Mindport

It’s been a busy summer, with visitors hailing from as far as Germany and as close as the Lettered Streets. Fall brings us quieter times here, but it’s still an active month. We’d love to see you for… Read More

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Vanishing Point

“Vanishing point” is a term applied to graphic images, which describes an imaginary point where all perspective lines converge. As a youngster I was intrigued with vanishing points, perhaps thinking that if I could follow, say, the highway… Read More