Upcoming Events and Programs

Offering programs for every age, the Audain Art Museum is proud to create signature learning experiences based on works in the Permanent Collection and temporary exhibitions. Guided by artists, educators and museum professionals, you will draw inspiration from the Audain Art Museum Permanent Collection and exhibitions from around the world.

Please contact eedwards@audainartmuseum.com for more information.


Walk and Talk Series

Knowledgeable and friendly docents will provide visitors with an introduction to the Audain Art Museum and the treasures that are housed within our picturesque setting. Visitors will be encouraged to explore the galleries afterwards.

One-hour tours offered on:

Wednesdays at 1pm
Thursdays and Fridays at 3pm
Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm and 3pm

Private Tours are available upon request



February Programming

Yoga at the Audain


Date: Tuesday, February 21

Time: 6 – 7:15pm
Age: All Ages
Cost: $15 + GST. This fee supports the variety of educational programs offered at the Museum.

Registration: Drop-in only. Please be aware that space is limited within the gallery, be sure to arrive early.

Nourish the soul with a yoga practice set amongst the inspiring artwork of the Audain Art Museum. Qualified yoga instructors will lead you through flowing sessions that center on the confluence of art and yoga. Each session will focus on the energy of a different gallery or artist. Classes are suitable for all levels.

Upcoming Dates: Tuesday, March 14.


March Programming

One-derful Gala – Save the Date

Please join us to celebrate our successful first year!

Date: Saturday, March 11, 2017
Location: Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler
Time: 6pm to 10pm
What: Annual Fundraising Gala

6 to 7pm Registration, Reception and Silent Auction viewing

 7 to 10pm Dinner, Entertainment, Silent & Live Auctions and Scotch & Chocolate Bar

Tickets

Individual Museum Member: $350

Individual: $400

Table(s) of 10: $3500
Tickets are sold online at Whistler.com.

Accomodation

Plan to book your room at the Westin Resort & Spa, Whistler.
Special rates for Gala attendees.

Book online or call 1.866.412.2864


Yoga at the Audain


Date: Wednesday, March 15th

Time: 6 – 7:15pm
Age: All Ages
Cost: $15 + GST. This fee supports the variety of educational programs offered at the Museum.

Registration: Drop-in only. Please be aware that space is limited within the gallery, be sure to arrive early.

Nourish the soul with a yoga practice set amongst the inspiring artwork of the Audain Art Museum. Qualified yoga instructors will lead you through flowing sessions that center on the confluence of art and yoga. Each session will focus on the energy of a different gallery or artist. Classes are suitable for all levels.


Kids Konnect Tours

Date: Saturday, March 18


Time: 10:30am and 12pm (30 minute tours)
Age: Kids and Family

Cost: Free for Museum Members and with admission

Our whimsical and enlightening docents will lead families on tours of the Permanent Collection that have been designed and tailored to engage children. Activities, games and movement bring the works of art to life, encouraging new ways of looking and thinking about the world around us.

Supporting Sponsor


Family Studio Sunday

Date: Sunday, March 19: Colouring Book Creation

Time: Drop-in from 1 – 4pm

Age: Kids and Family

Cost: Free for Museum Members and with admission

Once a month volunteers, artists and facilitators welcome and guide families through hands-on, engaging art projects. Activities are geared towards children 12 & under and their families.

Black and White never looked so good! Our artists and facilitators will show you how repetition and contrast can not only make wonderful compositions but melt your stress away! Design your own colouring book and share your creations with others.

Supporting Sponsor


March Spring Break Art Camps

Looking for an inspiring setting to explore your artistic side this Spring Break? Back by popular demand, the Audain Art Museum will be offering a variety of half-day art camps for children ages 6 to 13. Each camp has been uniquely designed to incorporate different drawing, painting, sculpture, and mixed media projects, while encouraging young artists to discover and create in a fun studio environment.

Time Travellers: March 13 – 17, 2017

Travel through time with the artists in the Audain Art Museum. Children will explore the evolution of art, investigating a variety of historic and contemporary artists. Through a variety of creative exercises and engaging projects children will produce drawings, paintings, and sculptures inspired by the artistic styles of the past and the future.

Elements of Emily: March 20 – 24, 2017

Did you know that we have the largest collection of Emily Carr works on permanent display in a Canadian museum? In this camp students will investigate the seven elements of art while exploring Carr’s artistic techniques and expression. Children will hone their skills in drawing and painting, all while finding inspiration in nature.

Audain Art Safari: March 27 – 31, 2017

Whales, ravens and bears, oh my! Track the animals of beautiful British Columbia through their influences on historic and contemporary art. Using a variety of different techniques such as drawing, collage, paint and mixed media children will be introduced to new ways of looking at and approaching subject matter.

Time: 9am – 12pm: children ages 6-9 | 1 – 4pm: children ages 10-13
Cost: $125 per child | 10% discount for Members
Register: For more information or to register please download and complete our Registration Form and return to admissions@audainartmuseum.com.


Audain Exploration Cards

A variety of thoughts, questions and activities inspire the artist in us all! Designed for children and families to use on their exploration through the galleries of the Museum, the Activity Cards are available for pick-up at the Admissions Desk upon your arrival.