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Whistler Artwalk Expands

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artwalk 2016

ArtWalk has expanded for 2016! Originally the local art festival took place for two months during the summer, it now returns for three months in fall.

Explore ArtWalk and discover local artists and businesses in Whistler. The festival sees work from the best local artists’ displayed in businesses in the form of pop-up galleries with everyone encouraged to take part by taking the art tour of the village.

Take in ArtWalk

This year’s festival is taking place from September 1 – November 30, across 40 local businesses, including cafes, boutiques and hotels.

At each venue you are free to explore and chat to business owners and workers about the art and Whistler itself, gaining a wonderful insight into what makes this place so incredible.

You are also able to purchase every piece showcased in this event, allowing you to take home your own slice of Whistler. To purchase a piece of art you can contact the Whistler Arts Council on 604-935-8410, or visit them at Millennium Place, just off the village stroll.

Launch event at Whistler Real Estate

Once again we are proud to be working with ArtWalk and hosting the launch reception, taking place on Saturday, September 3.

In addition to the artists Featured at our offices, artists featured in other galleries for ArtWalk will also be in attendance to share their stories of inspiration and engagement.

Live entertainment will be provided by Arts Whistler creating a fun, eclectic atmosphere inviting you to unleash your inner creativity and engage in a communal art piece.

There will also be delectable treats and thirst quenching drinks, making this is a must-attend event this Labour Day weekend prior to joining other village goers for a free Mother Mother concert at Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Mix and mingle with the artists, grab a drink, and check out the amazing talents of these local artists. We hope to see you there!

 

To find out more about ArtWalk, get in touch with Arts Whistler.