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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 @ 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
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
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 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
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
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
7:00 pm
If you didn’t see all the Best Picture nominees on the big screen, now’s your chance! Whistler Public Library will be screening a nominated film on the first and second Tuesday of each month this summer. Synopsis: When mysterious spacecrafts … Read More
Whistler Public Library
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
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
12:00 pm
Come and celebrate spring at our Annual May Fair! BBQ, crafts, carnival games and physical games (e.g. three legged race) led by Ira Pettle, there is plenty of fun for children of all ages!
Whistler Waldorf School
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
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
May 14 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
9:30 am
Mother’s can enjoy Free Admission to the Museum and receive a gift of a beautiful day planner designed by Andy Everson of the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation (valued at $12). Mom’s can also enjoy a free Spirit Bear organic fair trade coffee … Read More
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre
May 16 – May 21 all-day
12:00 am
For more than 3 decades mountain biking has woven itself into the fabric of Whistler’s outdoor community. At the same time, our distinct biking scene has increasingly spread its influence throughout the MTB world. In celebration of the trails, talent … Read More
Whistler Museum
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Feel the urge for a summer game of bocce ball or croquet? The Whistler Public Library and Whistler Museum will be hosting Garden Games in Florence Petersen Park the third Tuesday of each month in the summer. Games and garden … Read More
Florence Petersen Park
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4:00 pm
Get ready to experience adventure and more! The Whistler Film Festival’s (WFF) Adventure Film Series returns May 19 to 21 during GO FEST featuring six film screenings plus a speaker series, photo competition and exhibition. Through a combination of films … Read More
Maury Young Arts Centre
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
May 20 @ 2:00 pm
2:00 pm
Our whimsical and enlightening docents will lead families on tours of the Permanent Collection and special exhibitions that have been designed and tailored to engage children. Activities, games and movement bring the works of art to life, encouraging new ways … Read More
Audain Art Museum
May 20 @ 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
4:00 pm
Get ready to experience adventure and more! The Whistler Film Festival’s (WFF) Adventure Film Series returns May 19 to 21 during GO FEST featuring six film screenings plus a speaker series, photo competition and exhibition. Through a combination of films … Read More
Maury Young Arts Centre
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