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Whatcom Museum

Bellingham, Washington

http://www.whatcommuseum.org/

The Whatcom Museum is committed to forging community partnerships and providing access to programming related to art, history, and nature. The museum explores the changing cultural, natural, and historical landscapes; it encourages and ultimately supports preservation of regional cultural heritage. Since it became a Smithsonian Affiliate in 2008, the Whatcom Museum has hosted 1934: A New Deal for Artists, a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian American Art Museum and has collaborated with the Smithsonian staff to offer public programs.