Gallery Gazing 

In Whistler

What: Art Walk

When : Tuesdays, 11 a.m.

Where : Meet in the lobby of the Delta Whistler Resort (at the base of the Village Gondolas) for this free 1 1/2 hour tour. A knowledgeable guide will introduce you to the many galleries in Whistler Village.

What : Weetama

Where : Whistler Conference Centre

Take home a memento of Whistler?s first celebration of Aboriginal culture. Skilled First Nations artisans will display their work this weekend, including everything from dreamcatchers to paintings to carving and beadwork.

What : Mountain Craft Gallery

Where : Whistler Village Fountain Square

Demonstrations and workshops Aug. 30-Sept. 1 with glass blower Malcolm Macfayden. Pre-registration required. The gallery also features contemporary Canadian art. Enjoy new oil paintings by such artists as Downe Burns and Michel Le Roux and glass bead work by Joy Jubenvill.

What : The adele-campbell Fine Art Gallery

Where : Lobby level of the Delta Whistler Resort

Join them Saturday, Sept. 1 to meet father and daughter artists Robert and Sara Genn. (See article). This gallery represents may outstanding British Columbia artists, featuring the most comprehensive collection of Whistler landscapes and soapstone sculpture.

What : The Whistler Art Gallery

Where : Lobby level of the Delta Whistler Resort

Featuring fine Canadian and international paintings and exquisite sculpture in jade, marble and bronze.

What : The Whistler Inuit Gallery

Where : In the Westin Resort

A showcase of traditional and contemporary Inuit sculpture and Canadian art.

What : Vincent Massey Pottery Gallery

Where : Alpine Meadows, 4 km north of Whistler Village

Vincent's decorative stoneware is sought out by art collectors, hotels and those wishing to enhance their cuisine. The gallery also features baskets made with cedar bark, bull kelp and tule rush, handcrafted by Vincent's wife Cheryl. Call for appointment and directions, 604-932-6455.

What : Black Tusk Gallery

Where : Summit Lodge, Village North on Main Street

Black Tusk specializes in Northwest Coast art by leading traditional artists. Featuring original contemporary art in the form of totem poles, masks, rattles, paddles, bowls, jewelry and limited edition silk screen prints. Introductory lecture every Monday at 2 p.m. and Thursday at 6 p.m.

What : Art Junction@Function

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