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10:00 am
This exhibit features 45 drawings by Matisse. They range from fully realized compositions to quick sketches and from studies for known paintings to repeated views of a single detail. The selection allows viewers to explore Matisse’s draftsmanship across the spectrum … Read More
Audain Art Museum
Apr 26 – Sep 1 all-day
12:00 am
Wednesdays 1pm | Thursdays & Fridays 3pm | Saturdays & Sundays 11am, 1pm & 3pm Docents provide visitors with an introduction to the Audain Art Museum, its Permanent Collection and Special Exhibitions. Visitors will be encouraged to explore the galleries … Read More
Audain Art Museum
7:00 pm
April 26 | 7pm | Whistler Public Library Whistler Public Library and Armchair Books have joined forces to start a Community Book Club. Free and open to all, the club meets on the last Wednesday of each month. Find out … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 pm
Drawing from the inspiration of the Matisse Drawings exhibition, participants will be introduced to basic drawing techniques, with a direct focus on making marks from observation. Workshops will begin with an in-depth tour of the exhibition, followed by supportive instruction … Read More
Audain Art Museum
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Each month the Whistler Public Library screens a foreign or art film that you will likely not see anywhere else. This month’s film: BLUSH Directed by Michal Vinik Israel | 2015 | Coming-of-Age | Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles … Read More
Whistler Public Library
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Bring your art supplies and come get creative with local artist Dave “PEPE” Petko. Dave will supply tables and chairs and an intimate setting at Black Ohm Tattoos studio in Function Junction. Come get creative with other local established and … Read More
Black Ohm Tattoos
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Join us for this socially creative evening, combining a little art with lots of fun. Artist/teacher Kathleen Ainscough will lead a two-hour step-by-step acrylic painting class, at the end of which you will have a masterpiece to take home. No … Read More
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
Apr 29 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
April 29 | 8pm | 19+ The Boom Booms are an Indie Soul band from Vancouver, BC. They’ve toured across North America, Latin America, and Europe. The Boom Booms live show is highly energetic, honest and original, with some of … Read More
The Arts Centre
2:00 pm
Truth & Reconciliation Initiative Blanket Exercise led by Pauline Le Bel. The KAIROS Blanket Exercise is an interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous rights history we’re rarely taught. Developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission … Read More
Gallery @ Artisan Square
5:00 pm
Join the Whistler Children’s Chorus for their Spring concert: Sing a Song!
Our Lady of the Mountains Catholic Church
12:00 am
Mountain Galleries ongoing Artist in Residence Program in partnership with the Fairmont Chateau Whistler. Each month the artist chosen by Mountain Galleries will live and paint in the hotel for one week, working from designated areas throughout the hotel giving … Read More
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
This program is intended for teens (grades 8 through 12) who are beginners to the Spanish language. We’ll meet in the Teen Lounge every Monday for six weeks (skipping May 22, which is a holiday!) for Spanish conversation with our … Read More
Whistler Public Library
May 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
  Date: Monday, April 10-May 15 , 2017 Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm Venue: Maury Young Arts Centre Ages: YOUTH 15-18 years old Cost: $30/class (Arts Whistler member) $35/class (non-member) *Students are required to sign up for all 6 classes $180 Member/$210 Non Member Become an Arts … Read More
Maury Young Arts Centre
7:00 pm
Synopsis: A timeless story of human self-discovery and connection, Moonlight chronicles the life of a young black man from childhood to adulthood as he struggles to find his place in the world while growing up in a rough neighborhood of … Read More
Whistler Public Library
12:00 am
Unique Certification Training combining two powerful methodologies LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® with Simplexity Thinking™ How did we build this: This integration of methodologies of LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® and Simplexity Thinking® has been created to support deep level contemplation and problem solving. … Read More
Nita Lake Lodge
May 3 @ 8:00 pm – May 4 @ 12:59 am
8:00 pm
The Art Throw Down hosts artists in a head to head competition live on stage to create an amazing piece in 40-minute rounds, to be voted King or Queen of the Canvas by YOU! Come support your local artists and … Read More
Garfinkle's Whistler
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
2:00 pm
Need an expert opinion on your writing? The Simon Fraser University Writer’s Studio offers free one-on one consultations at the Library. Register at least one week prior to the consultation by stopping by the front desk or calling 604-935-8435. Repeats … Read More
Whistler Public Library
May 5 – May 14 all-day
12:00 am
Community School Association Youth Art Exhibit. For gallery hours, see biac.ca
The Gallery @ Artisan Square
7:00 pm
In conjunction with Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly we invite you to join us in early May to learn more about the lives and artistic practices of internationally acclaimed artists Ellsworth Kelly and Henri Matisse. Two dialogues, each featuring … Read More
Audain Art Museum
7:00 pm
The door is opening, and four authors are beckoning you in to hear tales of extraordinary times in their lives: traveling the world as lead singer in the notorious Vancouver band The Smugglers; chucking the secure life and ski-bumming through … Read More
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
7:30 pm
O CANADA! Whistler Singers and Sea to Sky Singers collaborate in celebrating Canada’s 150 years in song. Join us – kids under 12 free! Advance tickets available at the Whistler Museum.
May 5 - Britannia Mine Museum & May 6 - Our Lady of the Mountains Church
12:00 am
                May – September | Whistler Village Prepare to be entertained! From balloon twisters and fire spinners to Vancouver Symphony Orchestra quartets and professional dancers,  Whistler Village is bustling with free street entertainment all summer … Read More
10:00 am
Tule rush is a sedge that grows in lakes around southern B.C. Cheryl will be teaching the participants to use plaiting and twining techniques to create a basket at the end of the class. A gourmet lunch will be in … Read More
Cheryl Massey's Studio
1:00 pm
In conjunction with Matisse Drawings: Curated by Ellsworth Kelly we invite you to join us in early May to learn more about the lives and artistic practices of internationally acclaimed artists Ellsworth Kelly and Henri Matisse. Two dialogues, each featuring … Read More
Audain Art Museum
May 6 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
May 6 | Doors and bar open: 7pm, Show: 7:30pm | All Ages Kasandra “La China” is one of Canada’s leading flamenco artists well-known for her unrelenting drive to push the artistic envelope. A tirelessly ambitious artistic director and soloist, … Read More
The Arts Centre
7:30 pm
O CANADA! Whistler Singers and Sea to Sky Singers collaborate in celebrating Canada’s 150 years in song. Join us – kids under 12 free! Advance tickets available at the Whistler Museum.
May 5 - Britannia Mine Museum & May 6 - Our Lady of the Mountains Church
12:00 am
                May – September | Whistler Village Prepare to be entertained! From balloon twisters and fire spinners to Vancouver Symphony Orchestra quartets and professional dancers,  Whistler Village is bustling with free street entertainment all summer … Read More
10:00 am
Tule rush is a sedge that grows in lakes around southern B.C. Cheryl will be teaching the participants to use plaiting and twining techniques to create a rectangular form with the aim of completing the basket at the end of … Read More
Cheryl Massey's Studio
May 7 @ 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
10:30 am
A fun, family day of nature exploration and discovery. Great picnic friendly food and hands-on activities in the salmon hatchery, farm, aquatics lab and Coast Salish Longhouse. Family-friendly canoeing, archery, river floats, nature walks, Artist For Kids art activity, and … Read More
Cheakamus Centre
6:00 pm
Show us Your Whistler Show Us Your Whistler To help us celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and our great community, we are inviting community members to ‘Show us Your Whistler’… Take a photo showing how you see our town and how … Read More
Whistler Library
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