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What : Northwest Connection Native Art Gallery

Where : Whistler Village, behind La Brasserie

Catch a glimpse into the history of the native peoples of the Northwest with this gallery’s collection of art and handmade gold and silver jewelry. Learn more about native culture through books, prints, carvings and masks.

What : Cori Ross Originals and Prints

Where : Cross Designs Studio, Whistler Cay

Come see why local artist Cori Ross is being recognized for her bold and dynamic use of watercolour. Funky Whistler Village scenes, mountain wildflowers and B.C. landscapes. Studio viewing by appointment only. Call 604-932-3473.

What : West Coast Gallery

Where : Pan Pacific Lodge

The latest addition to Whistler’s galleries, featuring some of the finest works by contemporary Canadian and international artists. Vibrant colour and eclectic styles. Hand-crafted local and native jewelry, silverware and jade.

What: Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery

Where : Village North on Main Street, in the Tyndall Stone Lodge

Freestyle Gallery's aboriginal owner and operator, Terry Vincent, has been a part of Whistler since 1965. Her unique artistic spirit is reflected in the gallery's collection of First Nation artworks, wildlife, and historical collectible fine art prints and originals. Featured is the exclusive display of the photography by Mike Allen, Black Bear Researcher whom Freestyle has supported since 1994. Open everyday but Tuesdays, noon-6 p.m.

Out of Whistler

What : Brackendale Art Gallery

Where : Six miles north of Squamish, just off Hwy 99

This unique setting incorporates a gallery, theatre, teahouse and chapel. Their Indian Summer exhibit of West Coast Native art continues through October. And don’t miss Doing it for a Song on Sunday, Oct. 21. This Brackendale tradition is a festival of songwriters and performers. This year features Norman Foote, Paul Hann, Perry Beckham Trio with Jen Brownlee and many more.

What : Foyer Gallery

Where : Second Avenue, Squamish

The Foyer Gallery, located in the entry foyer of the Squamish Public

Library, presents monthly exhibitions featuring contemporary artists

working in two and three dimensional forms. Beginning Oct. 14, enjoy the pottery of Meg Gallup, the junk art of Lance Iverson and discover the mixed media "Sneerors."

What : Outpost Gallery

Where : Cleveland Ave., Squamish

Canadiana/Native gallery displaying works from many artists, including Tony Onley, Brian Scott, Andrea Padovani, Michael Tickner and Tia Scott. Specializing in masks, jewelry and carvings.