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.
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.
What: Snow City Glassworks
Where: Alpha Lake Road, Function Junction
Glass blowing, fusing and etching by resident artist Duane Perrett. Open studio every Thursday, 2 6 p.m. Ph: 604-932-4748. www.snowcityglassworks.com.
What : Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery
Where : Tyndall Stone Lodge, Village North
First Nations artworks and wildlife prints. Owner/operator Terry Vincent has been a part of the Whistler art community since 1965. Ph: 604-932-4077.
What : Mountain Moments Photography
Where : Clocktower, Skiers Square
Photography by Greg Griffith outputted in archival inks and papers.
What : Cori Ross Originals and Prints
Where : Cross Designs Studio, Whistler Cay
Funky Whistler snow and summer scenes by resident painter Cori Ross. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-3473.
What : Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery
Where : Alpine Meadows
Massey is renowned for his decorative stoneware, his wife Cheryl for her cedar bark, bull kelp and tule baskets. Ph: 604-932-6455.
Where: Whistler Creekside
Ornamental ceramics by Borgi Rayen. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-2468.
What: Mountain Craft Gallery
Where: Whistler Creekside
Canadian paintings and blown glass, ceramic and mixed media artworks. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-5001.
Out of Whistler
What: Toyas Gallery
Where: # 2008, Hwy 99, just before Mount Currie
Contemporary aboriginal artwork by Toya Harris, soapstone sculpture by Mike Tyler, organic furniture pieces by Martin Sam and appliqué garments by Karl Harris. Ph: 604-894-9460.
What : Our Glass Works
Where : 9143 Pemberton Portage Rd., Birken
Custom design stained glass by Judy and Hugh Bourhis, celebrating 25 years in the local arts community. Studio showroom viewing daily by appointment. Ph: 604-452-3273.
What: Gallup Pottery
Where: 7396 Laurel St., Pemberton
Functional stoneware by longtime local Meg Gallup. Studio viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5035.
What: Karen Love Art
Where: 1422 Collins Rd., Pemberton
Paintings, prints and silver jewelry by resident aritst Karen Love. Studio viewing daily by appointment. Ph: 604-894-5558.
What : Brackendale Art Gallery
Where : Six miles north of Squamish, on Government Rd., (take Depot Rd. off Hwy 99).
A true original in the heart of Brackendale featuring a gallery, theatre, café and chapel. Current exhibit: Indian Summer Pacific West Coast Native silkscreen prints and carvings. In the upstairs gallery: Art of the Natural World . Open weekends & statutory holidays. Ph: 604-898-3333. www.brackendaleartgallery.com.
What: Newport Gallery
Where: 38055 Cleveland Avenue, Squamish
First Nations art, resident in-house works, and regular special guest presentations. Beginning tonight (Friday, July 30) and running through August 26: The Leaves of One Tree a thought-provoking collection by Lytton-area painter Georgia Lesley. Artist reception from 7 9 p.m. Ph: 604-892-1080. www.newportgallery.net.
What : Foyer Gallery
Where : Squamish Public Library, 37907 Second Ave.
Current exhibit: photography by Richard Wheater, ceramics by Angela Bailey and beaded jewelry by Gabriella Lavron. Beginning August 3: photography by Sheila Blake and wood carved items by Dave Cunningham. Ph: 604-892-3110.
What : Nothing Finer
Where : Cleveland Ave., Squamish
One-of-a-kind works by local and regional artisans. Stoneware, pottery, and sea grass baskets for home and garden.