Stroll along with the first annual Whistler Village ArtWalk 17 traditional and non-traditional host galleries, including cafés, retail outlets and businesses, showcasing more than 20 local artists. Guide brochures available at MY (Millennium) Place, the Whistler Chamber of Commerce Info Centre, Whistler Activity and Information Centre and at participating venues. Artist-attended opening receptions tonight (Friday, July 9) 6:30-9 p.m. For more information go to www.whistlerartscouncil.com.
What : The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place
Running through the month of July: refinished antique window frames paired with photographic installations by Pemberton-area artist Wim Tewinkel. Part of the Whistler Arts Councils first annual ArtWalk; artist in attendance at opening reception tonight (Friday, July 9) 6:30-9 p.m. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.
What: Expressions Art Studio & Gallery
Where: Tyndall Stone Lodge, Whistler Village Stroll
Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky ceramics, glass, wood and fibre arts. Part of the Whistler Arts Councils first annual ArtWalk with jewelry by Caroline Miller and ceramics by Borgi Rayen. Artists in attendance at opening reception tonight (Friday, July 9) 6:30-9 p.m. Ph: 604-932-2822.
What : The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery
Where : Whistler Visitors Centre, Village Stroll
Long-time Whistler gallery features an eclectic group of renowned Canadian artists. Part of the Whistler Arts Councils first annual ArtWalk with handcrafted baskets by Cheryl Massey. Artist in attendance at opening reception tonight (Friday, July 9) 6:30-9 p.m. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.com.
What : Whistler Village Art Gallery
Where : Westin Resort
New expanded location. Currently exhibiting new works by top, contemporary Canadian realist painters and an excellent selection of Inuit sculpture. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.
What : Art Junction@Function Gallery & Framing Studio
Where : Millar Creek Road, Function Junction
A funky space with an in-house framing studio showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.
What : West Coast Gallery
Where : Pan Pacific Lodge
Paintings and sculptures by top Canadian artists such as Carol Evans, Maya Eventov and Hessam. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.
What : The Gallery at Chateau Whistler
Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort, Blackcomb Village
Contemporary Canadian paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and stone sculpture and other authentic handcrafted items. www.thegallerychateauwhistler.com.
What : The Plaza Galleries
Where : Town Plaza, Village North
Paintings and sculptures from more than 50 renowned Canadian and international artists, plus stone carvings, masks and jewelry.