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Media Room

For all media inquiries please call us at 604.932.2019. 

For media access to historical photos and photo reproductions please email The Museum also maintains a selection of high resolution images of our exhibits and events which can be supplied upon request. 

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The Whistler Museum and Archives in the News:

The Pique, April 8th, 2009 - "Reinventing the Whistler Museum"

The Whistler Question, December 9, 2009 - 
"New museum exhibit more than just Olympics, Skiing"

The Pique, December 10th, 2009 - 
"Whistler's History Finds a New Home"

The Whistler Question, December 23rd, 2009 -
 "New Museum Draws Rave Reviews"

The Whistler Question, March 31st, 2010 - "Museum collecting locals' Olympic photos, pins"

The Whistler Question, April 14th, 2010 - "So much fun you won't believe it's history"

The Whistler Question, July 29th, 2010 -
Celebrating what makes B.C. the best

The Whistler Question, August 18th, 2010 -
"Building a better resort - with Lego" 

The Pique, February 2nd, 2011 - "Re-live Whistler's Olympic journey" 

The Whistler Question, February 2nd, 2011 -
The Olympic spirit continues to burn bright"

The Pique, March 9th, 2011 -
"Whistler to Sochi: Parallel Universes" 

The Whistler Question, July 28th, 2011 - "From one couple's dream to world-class resort"

The Pique, July 28th, 2011 - "Alta States: Myrtle then and now"

The Pique, August 4th, 2011 - "Celebrating 100 years of dreaming"

The Whistler Question, August 11th, 2011 - "Anthem competition brings out Whistler's best"

The Whistler Question, August 18th, 2011 - "On your marks, get set, Lego!"

The Pique, January 12th, 2011 - "From Whistler to Sochi and back again"

The Whistler Museum Column- "Museum Musings" in the Whistler Question:

January 12th, 2011 - "Armchair adventure and a taste for vicarious travel"

January 19th, 2011 -
"A tale of two resorts" 

January 26th, 2011 -
"A severe case of Olympic amnesia"

February 2nd, 2011 -
"Love and Romance - Whistler style" 

February 16th, 2011 -
"The mysterious case of Ernie Archibald" 

February 23rd, 2011 -
"A short history of the Whistler Museum"

March 2nd, 2011 -
"Whistler pastimes before skiing and TV"

March 9th, 2011 -
"From Russia to Whistler, with love" 

March 16th, 2011 -
"Calling all Freakers, past and present" 

March 24th, 2011 - "Whistler's past is full of fascinating stories" 

March 31st, 2011 - "An impromptu wake at the train station" 

April 14th, 2011 - "Swapping ski gear for sequins"

April 21st, 2011 - "No rhyme or reason to Whistler nicknames"

May 5th, 2011 - "Louis Riel's tie to Whistler"

May 12th, 2011 - "The history of skiing by Garage Sale Frank"

May 19th, 2011 - "A conversation about social media and museums"

May 26th, 2011 - "Diabolical plans and valuable experiences"

June 2nd, 2011 - "Action packed summer coming up at the museum"

June 9th, 2011 - "Making history in cyberspace"

June 23rd, 2011 - "Taking history outside the classroom"

June 30th, 2011 - "Jazzing up July with Family Saturdays at the museum"

July 7th, 2011 - "Celebrating '100 Years of Dreams' in Whistler"

July 14th, 2011 - "Growing up Whistler: education throughout the ages"

July 21st, 2011 - "The long, treacherous road to Whistler of yore"

July 28th, 2011 - "Sharing a moment in time"

August 4th, 2011 - "Let's party like it's 1911"

August 9th, 2011 - "Rainbow Lodge: the next chapter"

August 11th, 2011 - "Celebrating 100 years in five days"

August 18th, 2011 - "The illusive Henry "Harry" Horstman" 

September 9th, 2011 - "Saying 'I do' in early Whistler" 

September 15th, 2011 - "A glimpse of the future at Harrop's Tearoom"

September 22nd, 2011 - "The legacy of Dick Fairhurst" 

September 29th, 2011 - "It could always be worse" 

October 6th, 2011 - "Whistler's big kids to get their Lego fix, too" 

October 13th, 2011 - "History of avalanche dogs to be unveiled"  

October 20th, 2011 - "Celebrating Seppo's legacy"

October  27th, 2011 - "Finding ways to get involved, give back" 

November 3rd, 2011 - "A history of fine food in Whistler" 

November 10th, 2011 - "'Foon' Chilton to share his love of the mountains"

November 17th, 2011 - "True Whistler stories: The Lineham Mink Ranch" 

November 24th, 2011 - "Century-old canoe joins museum collection" 

December 1st, 2011 - "The inspiring story of Binkie the Dog"

December 8th, 2011 - "Protecting mountain culture at the museum"

December 15th, 2011 - "A shocking discovery at the museum"

December 22nd, 2011 - "A Christmas swim in Alta Lake"

December 29th, 2011 - "Daredevil kids in Whistler's early days" 

January 5th, 2012 - "Capturing Whistler's hippie days in photos"

January 12th, 2012 - "From Whistler to Russia (and back): McCarthy's ski resort journey"

January 19th, 2012 - "A few instruments and a few chords: The Woods Family Band" 

Speaker Series: Weasel Workers

March 15th, 2017
Our next Speaker Series event will take place Wednesday, March 22.  Join long-serving Weasel Workers Owen Carney, Col...Click here to read more detail about 'Speaker Series: Weasel Workers'

Kids Après: March Break

March 6th, 2017
Kids Après at the museum is back for March break this year!  Come by March 20 - 31 from 3 - 6pm for colouring,...Click here to read more detail about 'Kids Après: March Break'

Whistler Museum Open House

February 6th, 2017
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the incorporation of the Whistler Museum & Archives Society we will be hosting an...Click here to read more detail about 'Whistler Museum Open House'