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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.

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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.

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.

The Whistler Question: A Photographic History 1978-1985

September 1st, 2017

We are very excited to announce that The Whistler Question: A Photographic History 1978 - 1985 will open Friday, September 15!  To celebrate the opening of our latest exhibit and the completion of the Whistler Question Digitization Project we would like to invite everyone to join us and special guests Paul Burrows and Glenda Bartosh for appetizers and drinks at the Whistler Museum.

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21st Annual LEGO Building Competition

August 5th, 2017
Registration for our 21st Annual LEGO Building Competition is now full!  Due to smoke the competition will take place inside the Whistler Museum.

Valley of Dreams Walking Tour: Saturday, August 5

August 5th, 2017
Due to smoke, the Valley of Dreams Walking Tour has been cancelled today, Saturday August 5.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Discover Nature at Lost Lake Park

July 21st, 2017
Our "pop up" museum at Lost Lake Park is back again this year wth touch tables, displays, an activity booklet for kids and guided nature walks!  Discover Nature will be at Lost Lake Tuesdays through Fridays throughout July and August.  For more information check the Discover Nature page under Programs on our website.
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