About This Activity/Attraction
Audain Art Museum
Located in Whistler, the Audain Art Museum houses the private collection of philanthropists Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa. The museum displays a comprehensive permanent collection of art from British Columbia, as well as dynamic exhibitions from around the world. Exemplifying the richness of cultural difference in Canada, the collection takes visitors on a transformative visual journey from the late 18th century to the present.
Designed by the internationally-renowned firm Patkau Architects, the building has earned several architectural accolades for its unique design and minimal environmental impact
– Feature Image: James Hart, The Three Watchmen, c. 2021, bronze with red ocher patina, Audain Art Museum Collection, Funded by the Audain Foundation. Xwalacktun and Levi Nelson, Ti A7xa7 St’ak’ (The Great Flood), 2021, waterjet cut aluminum and concrete, Audain Art Museum Collection, Funded by the Audain Foundation. Image by Scott Brammer Photography.
Slider Images in order:
– James Hart, The Dance Screen (The Scream Too) (detail), 2010-2013, red cedar panel with abalone, mica, acrylic, wire and yew wood, Audain Art Museum Collection, Gift of Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa;
– Artwork featured: Xwalacktun, He-yay meymuy (Big Flood), 2014-15, aluminum with LED lights, Audain Art Museum Collection, Purchased with funds from the Audain Foundation. Image by RAEF.ca.;
– Image by Scott Brammer Photography;
– Installation view of Gallery 6. Image by Scott Brammer Photography.