Arts & Culture

From First Nations culture to the latest in contemporary art, music and more - Whistler's arts and culture scene runs deep.

Slacklining in Whistler: Growing with Respect

Trees rock, and so does slacklining in the summer sun. Find out where and how you can slackline in Whistler without damaging our shade-and-oxygen providing friends.

Change and Growth: Whistler Celebrates National Aboriginal Day June 21

When the summer solstice comes around, it’s time to honour the original locals of the Whistler area with a day of traditional celebrations led by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.

Axe Throwing: It’s Like Darts, but More Canadian

Forged Axe Throwing has everything you need for an afternoon of good clean Canadian fun. Plaid shirts optional, but highly recommended.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Helen Wojcik

There's something in the water... or the mountains that make Whistler artists a whole other breed, check out the latest Arts Whistler spotlight on painter, Helen Wojcik.

Whistler Children’s Festival: Helpful Planning Tips for Parents

From workshop registration to finding kid-friendly food and free events (hello, pyjama dance party!) here’s the Insiders guide to this year’s festival.

The Power of Art: Discovering Chili Thom’s Trees

How the brushstrokes of beloved Whistler artist Chili Thom continue to inspire, influence and connect us with nature.

This Month in Whistler: The Local’s List

We live it, we love it. What's up, new and special in Whistler this month.

Arts Whistler Backdrop Sessions: Isobel MacLaurin

She's 85 years old with a sparkle in her eye - Isobel MacLaurin is an artist through and through. Take a moment to let this legendary Whistler local warm your heart.

10 Ways to Play in May: Whistler’s Spring Adventures

Feeling overwhelmed by life? It might be time to play – the scientifically proven way to help you rediscover the awesome in life.

Quality Over Quantity: One Whistler Ski Season Perspective

Local Jon has been up the hill every day this year - but he's not riding for the numbers.

2017 Whistler World Ski & Snowboard Festival Instagram Recap

We sang, we soared, we fell into icy pools of slush. Check out our Instagram recap of WSSF 2017 with @GoWhistler guru Em Smith.
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