Stroll along with the first 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 Information & Activity Centre and at participating venues. For more info go to www.whistlerartscouncil.com.
What : VISEYE Photo Gallery
Where : BBK’s Pub
Photo exhibits on the walls of the cozy Blackcomb Benchlands pub next to Chef Bernard’s Cafe. Currently featuring Double Take – photos by Mark Barry and Bruce Rowles. Exhibit opening party Saturday, July 17 from 9 to 11:30 p.m. www.viseyephotogallery.com.
What : Black Tusk Gallery
Where : Main Level, Whistler Village Resort
Bold works by aboriginal and Northwest Coastal artists. The gallery reopens Saturday, July 17 after several months on hiatus due to renovations to the Resort’s lobby level. www.blacktusk.ca.
What: Expressions Art Studio & Gallery
Where: Tyndall Stone Lodge, Whistler Village Stroll
Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts and ceramics. An ArtWalk venue; jewelry by Caroline Miller and ceramics by Borgi Rayen. Ph: 604-932-2822.
What : The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery
Where : Whistler Visitor’s Centre, Village Stroll
Long time Whistler gallery features an eclectic group of renowned Canadian artists. An ArtWalk venue; woven items by Cheryl Massey. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.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.
What : The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place
Running through the end of July: Windows – photos of a wide range of subjects in window-style frames by Wim Tewinkel. An ArtWalk exhibit. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.
What : Whistler Village Art Gallery
Where : Westin Resort
New expanded location. New works by top, contemporary Canadian realist painters and an extensive collection of Inuit sculpture. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.
What : Art Junction@Function Gallery & Framing Studio
Where : Millar Creek Road, Function Junction
A classy gallery showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.
What : West Coast Gallery
Where : Pan Pacific Lodge