Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear St
Hours: daily 10am-5pm. Admission: adults $10, seniors $9, students & locals (Lake Louise to Morley) $4, children under 12 & members free
The Whyte Museum inspires discovery and wonder when people and the Rocky Mountains meet. The Museum’s founders, Peter and Catharine Whyte, were local artists and philanthropists who wished to offer a place where people could gather and appreciate the culture and beauty of the area. Enjoy the Museum’s exhibitions, events, archives, library, heritage homes, tours, museum shop, and special events.
To Jan 28 On the Fringe of the Bow. Featuring skateboard designs, tattoo art and three-dimensional chainmail constructions. There is an unconventional, spiritual and rebellious appeal to the exhibition where each work is infused with imagination, metaphor and wonder.
To Jan 28 Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bears: Each One is Sacred. Field biologist and artist, Colleen Campbell tracked the patterns of bears along the eastern slopes of the Rockies and created renderings detailing the bears’ individuality and demonstrating the challenges they face in this high-traffic corridor.
Ongoing Gateway to the Rockies. This exhibition shares Canadian Rockies history through art, artifacts and archives and library materials.