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Dream House: dwelling in fantasy

Dream House: dwelling in fantasy

We're pleased to announce the unveiling of a new exhibit in the Mindport gallery this season. The show, entitled "Dream House: dwelling in fantasy" explores the theme of housing insecurity from the viewpoints of 13 different artists working across all media. The abstract for the show is shared below. The artists in the exhibit are: Eric Boekelheide Heather Fitzstrawn Rey Hall Kelley Hudson Lisan Kent & Julia McIntyre Steve Munoz Jessica MacAdams Amy Porter Amy Simons Marie Songer Margot...

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Stephen McMillan’s Winter Exhibit

Stephen McMillan’s Winter Exhibit

We're nearing the end of another northwest winter, with its long nights and short days. We put up a collection of 10 snowy etchings by our friend, Stephen McMillan, to help celebrate the beauty of this time of year. We'd love for you to see it! Stephen was a long time resident of Bellingham, but has recently relocated to Ashland, Oregon. We appreciate his generosity in lending his work to Mindport, and we miss his presence in the community. We hope you'll come in to enjoy his pieces. Stephen...

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Goodbye, for now, to the Emriver Stream Table

Goodbye, for now, to the Emriver Stream Table

We want to let you know that a popular interactive window exhibit is going into storage soon, and we aren't sure how long it may be before it's available to the general public again. We wanted to let you know that you have another week or so to experience it. This August, Mindport received a generous donation from our friends and neighbors at Natural Systems Design: a large aluminum water table, designed for stream simulation models, that they were no longer using in their practice. Since its...

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“Loose Parts” exhibit

“Loose Parts” exhibit

“Loose Parts” is an educational philosophy that encourages decision-making, creativity, and freedom within play. By providing a variety of high-quality objects the “player” is encouraged to experiment respectfully without restraint or fear of mistakes. During loose parts play, guests can assign their own purpose or meaning to the objects.   Our public engagement director, Suzanne Goodell, introduced this philosophy in Mindport in 2021 after being inspired by the techniques used in the...

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West of Roan performs at Mindport Jan 21, 11:00am-Noon

West of Roan performs at Mindport Jan 21, 11:00am-Noon

Mindport is pleased to host West of Roan as part of the 2024 Bellingham Folk Festival! Admission is by donations to the artists. West of Roan is multi-media performance group consisting of  Annie Schermer and Channing Showalter. Their sparsely set original and traditional songs feature carefully crafted, intuitive harmonies that emerge from deep listening. Annie and Channing met in Bellingham, WA and returned to the Pacific Northwest in 2017 after a three year period of collaboration in the...

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Rocks & Rivers: New Paintings by Ivan Colin

Rocks & Rivers: New Paintings by Ivan Colin

Ivan Colin is an abstract painter based in Bellingham, Washington. He was inspired early on by street art culture, where he was first exposed to the expressive world of graffiti. He attended Linfield College in Oregon, where he was influenced by many talented and inspirational professors. Ivan draws inspiration from movement, fluidity, and colors found in nature. He enjoys discovering anamorphic forms and contours that can reference many different things in the natural world. You can see more...

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