Date: September 22 - September 24
Time: All Day

Location: Lightcatcher Building


The Whatcom Museum Foundation and the Whatcom Museum Advocates are delighted to host a brand new event, Contemporary Craft 2017: Artwear | Craftware, September 22-24, 2017.

The show brings 60 artists from across the region to show and sell their outstanding, unique handmade work in the Lightcatcher building of the Museum’s campus in Bellingham WA. Works of the highest quality will be on view in the categories of clothing, jewelry, glass, ceramics, wood, sculpture and mixed media. The Whatcom Museum is a Smithsonian Affiliate and proudly uses as a model the Smithsonian Craft Show, the most prestigious event of its kind in the United States.

The Auction
Online auction runs September 15-29.

The Party
A celebratory party opening the show, Friday evening, September 22.

The Show
The show brings 60 artists from across the region to show and sell their outstanding, unique handmade work in the Lightcatcher building of the museum’s campus in Bellingham Washington, September 22-24

The Luncheon
Luncheon with informal modeling at Ciao Thyme Commons restaurant on Saturday, September 23.

The Exhibition
Gallery in Old City Hall displays the unique juried pieces Friday, September 20 through Sunday, September 24.