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“Bomber Boys” on view in Denver, Colorado! “Bomber Boys: Portraits From the Front” is now on view in Colorado at the impressive Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver. Situated on the Lowry Airbase where many of the Bomber Boys did armament and gunnery training, the Wings museum is housed in one of the last remaining World War II hangars in the area.

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This letter, containing a print and negative of Private Lile and dated 1943, confirmed his training location at Lowry Field. 

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Wings Over the Rockies Museum in Denver, Colorado is currently hosting “Bomber Boys: Portraits From the Front.”

Many thanks to “Bomber Boys” previous host, the Commemorative Air Force Museum in Mesa, Arizona, where the exhibit aptly complimented their beautifully restored B-25 Maid in the Shade.

What People Are Saying …

“It’s great to see the men who flew these planes.”

“Bomber Boys: Portraits From the Front” gets great press in the Tacoma News Tribune and Gig Harbor Gateway. Thanks to the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor for a wonderful venue.

Trip Advisor, August 2016: “There is a new, very touching exhibit called Bomber Boys, about a bomb squadron from WWII.”

“This exhibit is a real conversation starter. There are so many memories that people can share about their own experiences…Bomber Boys could go to any town throughout the country and be relevant.” —Alphild Dick, Harbor History Museum

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A Bomber Boys exhibit scene: Memory Files (foreground) and Bunk Set (background).

Hands at Work: Portraits of People Who Work With Their Hands

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Bering Street is delighted and proud to represent this stunning photography exhibit created by author Iris Graville and photographer Summer Moon Scriver. This beautiful and adaptable exhibit is now available for booking. See the exhibit details or contact us for more information.

Reserve this exhibit for your town…

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Bomber Boys is currently available for booking. See the Bomber Boys page for more details or contact us directly at 253-677-4870.

 

The Avalon Project: Salmon, Seiners, and Life on the Sound

We’re proud to announce the launch of an amazing new traveling exhibit project being developed in league with the Gig Harbor BoatShop. Featuring the 1929 purse seiner Avalon, the exhibit will explore fishing on Puget Sound, the history of boat building in Gig Harbor, Washington, and life on deck.

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Purse seiners like the Avalon got their name from their nets; the net has a drawstring at the bottom that is drawn closed “like a purse” to capture a school of fish. While net setting and hauling are now motorized, they were originally done by manpower alone.

 

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Bering Street Studio is proud to be a graduate of the Spaceworks Creative Entrepreneurial program. Our exhibit and consulting services will not only help change the face of downtown Tacoma, they will allow University of Washington students pursuing museum studies to learn a wide range of interpretive techniques with real-life application.

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About Spaceworks Tacoma

Spaceworks Tacoma is a joint initiative of the City of Tacoma and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber designed to activate empty storefronts and vacant space. The initiative makes no- and low-cost temporary space, training, and technical assistance available to artists, creative entrepreneurs, organizations, and community groups who are transforming Tacoma into an economically stronger and more culturally vibrant city.