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The Gallery is located on the upper level of Millennium Place in Whistler Village. It is open to the public Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm and on Sundays from 4pm to 7pm. Each month, the Whistler Arts Council brings a new exhibition. Admission is FREE.
From Here To There - A Progression In Art
February 13th - April 1st, 2015
EVENING RECEPTION: February 28th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm, Millennium Place
From Here To There aims to show progression of craft, technique, and idea development of Whistler's artists who have attended the Summer Art Workshops On The Lake program. The show includes the work of students, emerging artists, and professional artists who have participated in the programs, and showcases works at various stages of development. From sketches and studies to completed works, a variety of art mediums and formats are on display.
This exhibit shows the work of 6-10 invited artists who have on display one piece of early work, two or three sketches, as well as one finished piece. All other participants have the opportunity to show one or two pieces of work which were started at the Alta Lake Station House, as well as showcase any work of the view from the house or of the house itself.
A special evening reception to celebrate the exhibit and the Summer Art Workshops On The Lake program will take place in The Gallery at Millennium Place on February 28th from 6:30pm - 8:00pm, just before TorQ Percussion Quartet takes the stage at Millennium Place Theatre as part of the Whistler Arts Council's Performance Series. The celebration event will be an opportunity to talk about Summer Art Workshops On The Lake, the Alta Lake Station House, as well as the Whistler Arts Council in general.
Exhibitors Include: Larisa Valentin, Anne Popma, Sarah Lang, Ann Spence, Julie Hamilton, Susan Oakley, Shelagh Thiessen, Joanne White, Lorine van Voorst, Astrid Notte, Lisa Geddes, and Bea Gonzales.
Whistler Secondary School Student Art Show
March 12th - April 1st, 2015
EVENING RECEPTION: Thursday March 12, 2015, Millennium Place
Whistler Secondary School’s senior Art students are having a group exhibition of their work in The Gallery at Millennium Place.
Throughout the course of this past semester, the students were required to create projects using a variety of different media. One of their final assignments was to create a “Major Personal Project”. This allowed them to create a piece(s) using their preferred medium. We have several acrylic paintings in the exhibition as well as some drawings and some decorated hand drums that students created in a unit that we did in conjunction with members of the local aboriginal communities.
The talent on display at this event is outstanding. Some pieces will be available for sale, so come on out and support your local artists!
An opening reception will take place on Thursday March 12, 2015 This is also the opening night of “Snow White” the school’s theatrical production.
April 7-June 7 | The Gallery at Millennium Place | Free Admission
ARTIST TALK: Monday, April 27th | Stay tuned for more information
This art show will aim to publicize this critical issue and support the continued well-being of these important headwaters. The free exhibit will include photography from National Geographic’s Paul Colangelo and artwork from several First Nations and BC community members. The exhibit will be a visual celebration of a breathtakingly beautiful, fragile, and important land. This land not only supports an intricate and rich ecology, but also provides home, life, and livelihood to everyone in the area and downstream of the three rivers that have their source here – the Skeena, the Nass and the Stikine.
The show will also bring people together to see beauty, hear about the history of the area, and learn about why the Tahltan and their downstream neighbours have been fighting to keep resource development in the area sane, ethical, and safe. Funds raised from this initiative will be donated to the Skeena Watershed Conservation Coalition.