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Whistler Arts: Culture Paths & Art on the Lake

While Whistler may be best known for its incredible outdoor activities, it also has a bustling arts and culture scene that has been embraced by both locals and visitors. There’s always something happening during the week from ongoing exhibitions and tours to workshops and classes. This summer is the perfect time to dive into the wonderful world of Whistler arts and culture!

Art on the Lake

Come out and learn a new technique or artform at Art on the Lake. This unique series of workshops are instructed by professional artists at the tranquil Alta Lake Station House. Immerse yourself into creativity with scenic views of Alta Lake which make for the perfect artist getaway.

Workshops are welcome to everyone, experienced and beginning artists will both find merit in the variety of course topics, including: experimenting with acrylics, still life painting, macramé, urban landscapes, oil painting, abstraction, and more. Check out all the great workshops happening as part of the Art on the Lake workshops series at Arts Whistler.

Whistler Audain Art Museum

Walk and Talk Series

Soak up some knowledge at the Audain Art Museum with their Walk and Talk Series!

Take a guided tour around the museum and for an introduction to the treasures that are housed within. The one hour Walk and Talk tour is offered at different times on days throughout the week but guests are encouraged to explore the galleries before or afterwards. Find out when the tours are happening by visiting the Audain Art Museum events page.

Whistler Culture Path Map

Culture Path Maps: Self-Guided Tours of Whistler

Do you like to walk to the beat of your own drum? Then we would suggest Whistler’s Cultural Connector. These curated maps offer suggestions for discovery of public art, galleries, heritage buildings, and more throughout Whistler. Explore the extensive arts and culture community at a pace of your own with this self-guided tour.

You can find the digital Culture Path Maps online at Arts Whistler or grab a printed guide from the Arts Centre in Whistler Village.

Writers' Adventure Camp

Looking to hone your craft of the written word? From June 6-10, 2018, The Writers' Adventure Camp is held in Whistler at The Point artist centre. Located on the beautiful Alta Lake, the camp hosts interactive workshops with lead by award-winning professionals. This immersive experience for emerging writers can help your creative output with exposure to other genres and narrative arts. More information and registration can be found at Writers’ Adventure Camp.

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler / Justa Jeskova