The Whistler Art Walking Tour is a great way to see local galleries and public art pieces. Self-guided brochures are available at MY (Millennium) Place or online at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. The Whistler Farmers Market is also a big part of the summer art scene. Check out a broad selection of works by local artists and artisans every Sunday from 11 a.m. 4 p.m., rain or shine.
What : The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place
Running until July 31: Windows photos in window-style frames by Wim Tewinkel. Beginning August 3: The Wildlife of Burning Man a collection of images by locals who have made the journey to the iconic counter-culture celebration taking place every year in the Nevada desert. Burning Man themed exhibit opening party Thursday, August 5, 7 10 p.m. with music, short films and slideshows. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.
What : VISEYE Photo Gallery
Where : BBKs Pub
Photo gallery on the walls of the cozy Blackcomb Benchlands pub next to Chef Bernards Cafe. Current exhibit: Double Take images by Mike Barry and Bruce Rowles. www.viseyephotogallery.com.
What : Whistler Village Art Gallery
Where : Westin Resort
New expanded location. Extensive collection of Inuit sculpture and a special exhibit of rich, fruit-themed realist oil paintings by Toronto artist Joanne Hellman. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.
What : Black Tusk Gallery
Where : Main Floor - Whistler Village Resort
Bold works by aboriginal and Northwest Coastal artists. New temporary location. 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. Regular in-house artist demonstrations and workshops. Ph: 604-932-2822.
What : The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery
Where : Whistler Visitors Centre, Village Stroll
Longtime Whistler gallery features an eclectic group of renowned Canadian artists. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.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
Paintings and sculptures by top Canadian artists such as Carol Evans, Maya Eventov and Hessam. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.