We are very excited to announce some upcoming events from the Whistler Museum!
First up is Family Day Kids Après: Home Edition. We won’t be able to host our annual Kids Après at the museum this year, so we’re making it possible to take some of the museum experience home. Our Kids Après Activity Book shares some of the stories from our exhibits alongside colouring pages, trivia, mazes and more that the whole family can enjoy. For the Family Day Weekend (February 12 – 15), we’ll be creating Family Day Kids Après Packages that will include an Activity Book and the supplies for two Kids Après crafts. We will be posting craft videos (similar to the craft videos created by our amazing student Jasmin for Crafts in the Park last summer) online here on February 12 so that you can craft along with us at your convenience at home. Family Day Kids Après Packages are free and will be available at the museum from 11am February 12. (Please note that packages will not include scissors or glue.)
Next, we have our 2021 Virtual Speaker Series. We will be kicking off on Wednesday, February 17 with Whistler Pride: A Look Back with Dean Nelson. The Whistler Pride & Ski Festival has been taking place in Whistler for almost 30 years and we’re taking a look back at how it started and how it has grown with one of its long-time organizers Dean Nelson. You can register for the event here or contact us at the museum.
In March, we are pleased to be looking at the history of journalism and publication in Whistler with Paul Burrows, Charlie Doyle, Bob Barnett and Clare Ogilvie. Then, in April freestyle skiing legends Stephanie Sloan and Mike Douglas will be sharing more about the sport that once included competitive ski ballet.
May we’ll be back with the 6th annual (or is it 5th? We’re not entirely sure how to count annual events after 2020) Mountain Bike Heritage Week. We’ll be sharing more details about all upcoming events soon, so be sure to stay tuned.
*All events through spring 2021 will be presented virtually. While we can’t wait to see everyone in person once again, our limited space is unlikely to allow in person events in the near future.