Artists to discuss history of Whatcom Artist Studio Tour

Whatcom Artist Studio Tour is celebrating 20 years, with more than 50 county artists opening their studios to the public the first two weekends in October.

The pubic is invited to join tour board member Jeni Cottrell and artists Shirley Erickson, Richard Bulman, Mary Byrne, Sharon Kingston, Brian Kerkvliet, Brian O’Neill and Mary Ennes Davis at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 18, at Whatcom Museum’s Old City Hall, 121 Prospect St., for an overview of the tour’s history, and how people can support local artists.

People can bring their lunch to the brown-bag event. Admission: Free for museum members, $3 suggested donation for nonmembers