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In Whistler

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

Where: Upstairs

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 : BBK’s Pub

Photo gallery on the walls of the cozy Blackcomb Benchlands pub next to Chef Bernard’s 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 Visitor’s 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.

What: Clayfunkionals

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: Toya’s 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.