Exhibits Available for Booking

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Bering Street Studio both originates exhibits from the collections it manages and can develop and travel an exhibit for you.

Now available…

Bomber Boys: Portraits from the Front

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This exhibit features 30 compelling portraits of men, both known and unidentified, found in a secret stash of World War II images and ephemera. Theirs is the story of the 445th bomb squadron of the 12th Army Air Corps stationed on Corsica and in Italy during World War II.

 

Now available…

Hands at Work

A stunning photography exhibit based on an award-winning book of the same name.

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

Available for installation in 2017

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The Avalon in its heyday, photo courtesy of the Harbor History Museum.

Developed for the Gig Harbor BoatShop and in partnership with the Department of Natural Resources, this exhibit will highlight the story of the Avalon, a 1929 purse seiner built by the Skansie Brothers Shipbuilders in Gig Harbor, Washington, and the story of salmon fishing in the Pacific Northwest. Featuring artifacts collected from the Avalon prior to its deconstruction, the exhibit will give visitors a unique sense of how these early fishing boats operated and the stories of men and women who spent their lives at sea. A central feature of the exhibit will be the pilot house of the Avalon, painstakingly restored and reconstructed by the skilled boatbuilders and woodworkers at the Gig Harbor BoatShop.

The Hostess With the Mostest!

Available for installation September 2016

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Based on a collection of vintage aprons dating between 1940-1970, this fun exhibit looks at the role of hostessing and the apron-as-accessory phenomena that took root in the 1800s and peaked in the 1950s. With insights from noted interior designer and “Entertaining is Fun” author Dorothy Draper, we’ll compare “emergency entertaining rations” from 1941 with today as well as explore the roots of hostessing etiquette.

 

 

 

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