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Naming Night at the Museum

February 27th, 2018
The Whistler Museum is asking for your help identifying the subjects in some of the photographs in our collections.  Whether you're new to Whistler or a long-time local, a full time resident or a frequent visitor, everyone is invited to help us fill in the blanks for images from the 1950s through the early 2000s.

Friday, March 9. 7-9 pm.
Free admission.

Behind the Games: Creating the 2010 Olympic Experience

February 12th, 2018
We're excited to announce our next Speaker Series event will take place Thursday, February 15.  It's been 8 years since Whistler and Vancouver hosted the Winter Olympic Games and John Rae, Maureen "Mo" Douglas and Kristen Robinson will be sharing the planning and stories that went on behind the scenes.  From planning at the beginning to presenting the Games on the frontline in Whistler, these ...

Ski Rainbow: Whistler's Other Ski Hill

January 16th, 2018
We're excited to announce our next Speaker Series event will take place Friday, January 26.  Join Tom Jarvis and John Lee as they share their tales of the Rainbow Ski Village!  We might even have some never before seen photos of the famous Rainbow Ski Jump to share!
Tickets: $10 ($5 for Museum Members and Club Shred), available at the Whistler Museum.
Doors open at 6 pm; talk begins at 7 pm.  C ...

People of Whistler: Opening Thursday December 14

December 10th, 2017
As a relatively young town Whistler is lucky to have so many people instrumental to its early foundations still here today, some of whom are highlighted in this portrait project.  The Whistler Museum is excited to work with local photographer Eric Poulin to present People of Whistler, a new exhibit on some of the many figures who built the Whistler we all know today.

For a chance to learn more ...

Holiday Hours at the Whistler Museum

December 5th, 2017
The Whistler Museum will be making a few changes to our hours over the holidays.
Sunday, December 24: Open 11-2
Monday, December 25: Closed
Tuesday, December 26: Closed
Sunday, December 31: Open 11-2
Monday, January 1: Closed

We apologize for any inconvenience.  Regular hours apply to any days not listed above.

Big Kids LEGO Building Competition 2017

December 4th, 2017
You're never too old for LEGO!  The Big Kids LEGO Building Competition is back Tuesday, December 5!  Preregister by coming by the Museum or giving us a call at 604-932-2019.  For more information check here.

Competition begins at 6:30 pm.  $10 to register (includes 1 drink ticket).  Spectators are welcome.

Feeding the Spirit 2017

November 3rd, 2017
Free food, great prizes and free admission 5:30 - 7:30pm on Friday, November 10!

Come on down to the Whistler Museum for the annual Feeding the Spirit as part of Connect Whistler.  Whether you've been in Whistler for two days or two decades everyone is welcome.

Crevasses & Crags: Tales from the Coast Mountains

November 3rd, 2017
We're excited to announce that we'll be hosting an additional Speaker Series outside of our regular run on Wednesday, November 15!  Join Arnold Shives and Glenn Woodsworth to hear their tales of mountaineering in the Coast Mountains with Dick Culbert.
Tickets: $10 ($5 for Museum Members and Club Shred), available at the Whistler Museum.

Naming Night at the Museum

September 18th, 2017
The Whistler Museum is asking for your help identifying the subjects in some of the photographs in our collections.  Whether you're new to Whistler or a long-time local, a full time resident or a frequent visitor, everyone is invited to help us fill in the blanks for images from the 1950s through the early 2000s.

Thursday, September 21. 7-9 pm.
Free admission. Cash bar.

The Whistler Question: A Photographic History 1978-1985

September 18th, 2017
The Whistler Question: A Photographic History captures the town of Whistler during a period of transition and rapid change using the photographs of the Whistler Question Collection.  This temporary exhibit will run from September 15 through November 30, 2017.
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