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.

Projected Opening: Mid-May

Tuesday morning a crane will deliver a new heat pump to Mindport’s roof, the grand finale of a five-month process of restoring heat to the building and repairing damage done by the previous system’s failure. Starting Wednesday, staff… Read More

Unexpected Closure

Hello, friends and supporters, We have been looking forward to scheduling your Mindport visit during the coming holiday weeks. We know how many of you look forward to these days off as a chance to explore downtown Bellingham…. Read More

Spectrum: Exercises in Perception, Inclusivity, Joy and Theory

There’s a new show in our gallery! With the upheaval inside and outside of Mindport, the show has shifted and changed over the past year and a half before finally coming together. We’re pleased with the final results,… Read More

Mindport Summer 2021: Masked and Fun

It’s been wonderful to be able to be open again. Without people bringing their good energy and interesting selves to this space, Mindport is only a whisper of what it’s meant to be. We’re relieved and happy to… Read More

Re-opening Update

Spring and its lengthening days are slipping into Mindport.  At 6, when it’s been clear, light is still visible at the skylight and through the doors and windows. Daily, we are working our way toward opening. We have… Read More

We Miss You!

USPS Colors the World: An Interactive Postcard Project

above: Installation of USPS Colors the World: An Interactive Postcard Project. Read about how you can participate in this project here. We realize that it has been a long time since you’ve heard from us. It has been six months… Read More

What is Old: Racism

The tab for Mindport’s blog reads “What’s New,” with an inherent hopefulness – hope that we are here, breathing, working, making and repairing things, and greeting and enjoying new visitors. What’s not new, and what has not a… Read More

The Mail Station is Open!

  While we’ve needed to cancel in-person meetings of Mindport’s Correspondence Club (7 years old and going strong), members have exchanged addresses and have taken to the mail of late. They are making artful mail out of what… Read More

Small Wonders

210 W. Holly is pretty quiet these days. I come in to take care of the building, the fish, and the plants. The rest of our staff is keeping in touch from home, doing what work they can… Read More