Civic Agenda: Bellingham exhibition highlights why frozen landscapes matter

Just in time for the holidays we are hosting a beautiful, wintry, glittery art exhibition that carries an important message about our planet’s majestic frozen landscapes. That message is: Ice matters, and the Earth’s icy places are rapidly changing.

The city’s Whatcom Museum is proud to host “Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art 1775-2012,” an exceptional exhibition uniting the arts, science, history and civic engagement in its examination of ice, culture and climate change.

First and foremost, this show is a tribute to the beauty and majesty of the ice and its influence on the history of art, science, literature and exploration. It is the nation’s most comprehensive exhibition about the legacy of ice – glaciers, icebergs, sea ice and more – and the role that Earth’s icy landscapes have played in

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