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Ongoing on the 2nd Floor Passageway of the Lightcatcher

Curated by Jeff Jewell

American Theatre's New Marquee, 1938 Photographed by J.W. Sandison Whatcom Museum Collection, 3158

American Theatre’s New Marquee, 1938
Photographed by J.W. Sandison
Whatcom Museum Collection, 3158

Complementing The Art of Genre: Posters from Hollywood’s Golden Age, this 2nd floor hallway show features a dozen historic images of movie theaters in downtown Bellingham, including the Bell Show, the Star, the Liberty, the Dream, the American, the Avalon and the People’s. Photographs are in stunning black and white, just like early motion pictures.