We know a lot of folks are using their time in isolation as a chance to get creative. There are still so many arts & culture activities happening in Whistler and in the Sea to Sky Corridor, so we thought we’d share some of our favourites.
The doors may be closed at Maury Young Arts Centre, but that hasn’t stopped the team at Arts Whistler. If you visit their website, you’ll see that they are celebrating creativity as an antidote to isolation. They are gathering online arts and culture offerings, divided into useful categories: creativity for adults; creativity for kids and families; music sessions; galleries, museums, and online tours; literary arts; film online; and resources for folks working in creative careers.
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
The SLCC is offering live crafting demonstrations on their Facebook page every Friday at 11 a.m. These demos are presented by the wonderful Allison Burns Joseph, who seems to have a never-ending list of crafting skills! Each week, the SLCC will post the craft for that Friday, along with the supplies you’ll need to follow along at home.
Their beautifully curated gift shop is also operating online, and they are offering delivery within Whistler!
If you aren’t following the Whistler Museum on Facebook or Instagram, you’re really missing out! They have always done a great job of sharing fascinating photos from throughout Whistler’s history, but since they closed their doors in March, their social media presence has been taken up a notch. Some of our favourite features are Trivia Tuesday and the Museum Alphabet series.
If the written word is more your thing, check out their Whistorical Blog, and if you enjoy vintage video footage, you’ll find lots on the Whistler Museum Youtube channel.
Audain Art Museum
The folks at the Audain have just launched a new weekly series for art lovers: Tuesday Night Talks (TNT). Every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. PST, Director and Chief Curator, Curtis Collins, will be live on Zoom, speaking to an artist whose work is featured in the permanent collection.