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In Whistler

The Whistler Art Walking Tour is a great way to experience local galleries and public art pieces. Self-guided brochures are available at MY (Millennium) Place or online at www.whistlerartscouncil.com. Also, many local cafés and restaurants, bars and retail outlets offer up their walls as display spaces for local painters and photographers. In Whistler, you never know where you might spy that essential piece.

What : The Gallery at MY (Millennium) Place

Where: Upstairs Foyer

One weekend left to see travel photography from India and Mexico by locals Jolyn Starling and Robin O’Neill. Beginning Nov. 1: Naturally – florals in the Japanese tradition by Theresa Mura and mixed-media mountain scenes by Barbara Hirano. Opening reception Sunday, Nov. 7. Ph: 604-935-8410. www.whistlermillenniumpl.com.

What: Black Ohm Tattoo Gallery

Where : Millar Creek Rd., Function Junction

Tattoo studio showcases works by in-house artists Dave ‘Pepe’ Petko, Robin Dutcher and Justin Ormiston and other contributors from the Whistler underground. Ph: 604-938-8878. www.blackohmtattoogallery.com.

What: Expressions Art Studio & Gallery

Where: Tyndall Stone Lodge

Studio/gallery/paint-your-own-ceramics shop showcasing funky glass, wood, fibre arts and ceramics. Regular in-house artist demonstrations, workshops and classes. Sat. Oct. 30 basket weaving workshop with Cheryl Massey. Watercolour painting with Lyle MacDonald every Tuesday evening. Clay workshops for kids with Barb Hirano on Saturdays. Call 604-932-2822 for rates/times.

What : The Adele Campbell Fine Art Gallery

Where : Whistler Visitor’s Centre, Village Stroll

Elegant gallery featuring renowned local and Canadian artists. Ph: 604-938-0887. www.adele-campbell.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 exhibition: Double Take – a combination of photography and photo-based computer generated images by Mike Barry and Bruce Rowles – held over. www.viseyephotogallery.com.

What : West Coast Gallery

Where : Pan Pacific Lodge

Classic gallery currently showcasing new works by long-time exhibitor Maya Eventov. Ph: 604-935-0087. www.westcoastartgallery.com.

What: Freestyle Framing & Art Gallery

Where : Tapley’s Farm

First Nations artworks and wildlife prints from a mobile showroom based in Tapley’s Farm. Viewing by appointment. Ph: 604-932-4077. www.freestyleframingandartgallery.ca.

What : Whistler Village Art Gallery

Where : Westin Resort

An extensive collection of rich oil paintings and Inuit sculpture. Ph: 604-938-3001. www.whistlerart.com.

What : The Gallery at Chateau Whistler

Where: Fairmont Chateau Whistler Resort

Contemporary Canadian paintings, ceramics, glass, bronze and stone sculpture and other authentic handcrafted items. www.thegallerychateauwhistler.com.

What : Black Tusk Gallery

Where : Whistler Village Resort

Bold works by aboriginal and Northwest Coast artists. New temporary location during renovations to the Whistler Village Resort. www.blacktusk.ca.

What : Art Junction@Function

Where : 1050 Millar Creek Road., Function Junction

A classy gallery and in-house framing studio showcasing contemporary B.C. artists. Ph: 604-938-9000. www.artjunction.ca.

What : The Plaza Galleries

Where : Town Plaza, Village North

Paintings and sculptures from more than 50 renowned Canadian and international artists, plus stone carvings, glassworks, 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 : Mountain Moments Photography

Where : Clocktower, Skiers Square

Photography by long-time local Greg Griffith outputted in archival inks and papers. www.mountainmoments.com

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, 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 open daily by appointment. Ph: 604-452-3273.

What: Gallup Pottery

Where: 7396 Laurel St., Pemberton

Functional stoneware by long-time 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 artist 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 exhibition: 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, musical performances and regular special guest presentations. Current Exhibit: Whistler Weeds – oil and watercolour paintings by Whistler artist Sharon Jensen. www.newportgallery.net.

What : Foyer Gallery

Where : Squamish Public Library, 37907 Second Ave.

Currently exhibiting photography by Jozsef Tompai and slump/fused glassworks by Debbie Hungle and Michelle Mason. 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.