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Mindport turns 27!

Mindport turns 27!

This November marked the 27th birthday of Mindport Exhibits! We're beyond grateful to have been part of the Bellingham community for so long, and look forward to many more years together. Come celebrate with us by visiting your old favorite exhibits, check out what's new, and pick up a free Mindport sticker!

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Open your Mind to Mindport: a Whatcom Talk article

Open your Mind to Mindport: a Whatcom Talk article

Open Your Mind to Mindport, an article written by Margaret Bikman of Whatcom Talk, is a great opportunity to get a snapshot view of what has been going on at Mindport in the past few years. The article features the input of a handful of our staff, and most notably has a lot of information from our Director, Tallie Jones, who stepped into this role at Mindport in 2019. We hope you like it!

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Spectrum Artist Introduction: Cat Snapp

Spectrum Artist Introduction: Cat Snapp

Let us introduce you to Cat Snapp, our fifth and final featured artist in the Spectrum show, one that explores human perceptions of color through the work of five regional artists. When I first learned about Cat's work, my impressions were optimism, energy and fun. As I've gotten to know her more over the years, and had the chance to see more of what she does in the studio, I've seen these characteristics persist. It's an especially important time for optimistic art for so many of us! Cat...

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Spectrum Artist Introduction: Christopher Hartshorne

Spectrum Artist Introduction: Christopher Hartshorne

We're excited to share our fourth artist feature with you from our show entitled Spectrum: Exercises in perception, inclusivity, joy & theory. Artist Christopher Hartshorne's contributions to this exhibit include a selection of works from his series entitled Iterations. This body of work is a set of unique woodcut prints that the artist created using a large selection of hand-carved relief blocks. The technique of creating unique impressions from a collection of visually related carvings...

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Spectrum Artist Introduction: Luke Zeiger

Spectrum Artist Introduction: Luke Zeiger

We're excited to tell you a little bit about the third artist in our ongoing summer show about Color Theory at Mindport. Luke's contribution to the show was unusual in that he made a commission piece to loan us for this exhibit. It's a large-scale acrylic painting that reminds me of mandalas, kaleidoscopes and masks all at once. The image below shows Luke's giant, brightly-hued painting installed in our Library area. Our visitors have loved the piece because of its joyful palette outlined in...

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Origami Butterfly Installation: Stand in solidarity with the Immigrants in Whatcom County

Origami Butterfly Installation: Stand in solidarity with the Immigrants in Whatcom County

Enjoy the rainbow of butterflies on loan to us right now from our friends at Community to Community Development. This installation is part of a collection of 10,000 hand-folded butterflies that symbolize the immigrant people who are such an important part of our community. You can also listen to this podcast: a recording of the vigil held to honor local farm worker Honesto Silva Ibarra whose tragic passing was marked this August. Additionally, you can add your voice to the call for a...

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