Construction Cost: $12,113,700, including state sales tax
General Contractor: Ebenal General, Inc. of Bellingham, WA
Architect: Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects of Seattle, WA
Construction completed: March 2010
To view online BTV10's "Inside Bellingham" piece on the museum construction, click here and go to the May edition.
On July 13, 2004, the BWPFD purchased real property at 216 Grand Avenue, Bellingham, as the future site of the proposed 36,000 square foot Art & Children's Museum. A national design competition was conducted in 2004, with the jury selecting Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects as the winners on January 29, 2005.
A groundbreaking ceremony took place on August 2, 2007.
Art & Children's Museum with Light Catcher
More Images of Art & Children's Museum:
External Image of Art & Children's Museum
Art & Children's Museum with Children's Exhibit
Site of Art & Children's Museum
Light Catcher with Harold Lloyd
Light Catcher with Hand Puppets
View from Lookout Gallery
Aerial Photo of the Museum Sites
Whatcom Museum of History & Art Website
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