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Museum Musings: Christmas at Rainbow Lodge, the musical

December 5, 2016
If you take a walk along the Village Stroll you’re sure to notice signs of the holiday season anywhere you look; there is snow on the ground, trees are lit up, wreaths have been hung, and beneath . . .

Museum Musings: Creative solutions to Whistler Living: the people who lived in walls

November 28, 2016
Living in Whistler has always come with unique challenges, whether it’s a lack of housing, money, employment, or easily accessible transit (walking three days from Squamish with a packhorse at the . . .

Museum Musings: That time The Tragically Hip played Whistler

November 21, 2016
In late October 2003, a band called The Fighting Fighters was listed to play the Boot Pub on a Monday. It was like any other night of the week; just another name on a list of musical acts . . .

Museum Musings: The cold snap of 1968

November 14, 2016
With warm rains drenching the Coast Mountains and washing away our early season snowpack, many Whistler residents await winter in earnest. Be careful what you wish for. Though coastal winters . . .

Museum Musings: New exhibit reveals photos from Whistler’s early mountaineers

November 7, 2016
One of the constant challenges at our museum is the Sisyphean effort to tell everyone’s stories. So many tales, so little space. And while this column gives us a wonderful opportunity to share . . .

Museum Musings: A trailer by many other names

October 31, 2016
Portable buildings are not a new or uncommon phenomenon in Whistler. Since the formation of the municipality many civic and social institutions have been housed within these portable buildings, . . .

Museum Musings: Playing host to the BC Museums Association

October 24, 2016
No matter your profession, networking with your peers, sharing tips of the trade, and meeting leaders in the industry is a rewarding and reinvigorating experience. Museums are no different. . . .

Museum Musings: It started with an ark

October 17, 2016
As Whistler enters the (somewhat) slower season of autumn, Arts Whistler is presenting Fall for Arts, a collection of exhibitions, classes, performances and more highlighting the diverse arts and . . .

Museum Musings: When Whistlerites become tourists

October 10, 2016
Even paradise can get stale. Here in Whistler, locals often speak of the “Whistler bubble” and their desire to escape it from time to time. Fall is traditionally a time when many locals take . . .

Museum Musings: Helm Glacier’s melting shows no signs of slowing down

October 3, 2016
Last week, I had the pleasure of running into a pair of glaciologists performing research in Garibaldi Provincial Park. They let me to tag along and see what a day of glaciological fieldwork . . .

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