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Vendors › Banff › Art Galleries & Museums › Museums › Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies

111 Bear St 
Banff, Alberta



Description provided by Editors

Encourages connection to Canadian Rockies art, culture and history through exhibits in four galleries, events, archives, library, museum shop and heritage home tours. Founded in 1968 by Peter and Catharine Whyte, Banff artists, philanthropists and world travellers as a place for gathering and appreciating local culture. 10 am-5 pm daily. $10, sr $9, stu $4, -12 free.

Ongoing Gateway to the Rockies Explore the history of the Canadian Rockies through stories of the people who shaped it. The Founders’ Gallery Rotating exhibits honour the museum’s founders Peter and Catharine Whyte.

To Jan 28 Eastern Slopes Grizzly Bears: Each one is Sacred Drawings that combine artist, Colleen Campbell’s  20-year career as a field biologist in Banff with her lengthy career as an artist.

To Jan 28 Back to This Business of Banff: Reflections on Place and Community Examining the degree and nature of how tourism has changed Banff.

Feb 3-Apr 8 Exposure Photography Festival Exhibits include, Encounters with the Sublime: Bradford Washburn & Sebastia Salgado, Passion and Purpose: Carbon Prints & Photogravures by Jon Goodman, and Scripted Wilderness: Photographs of Banff from the National Film Board of Canada.

Events: Jan 23 Jon Whyte Spelling Bee and Trivia Challenge, 7pm (free). Jan 26 Drawn to Nature, 7-9pm (free). Feb 3 Exposure 2018 – Opening Reception, 7pm (free). Feb 4 Sarah Fuller: Photographer’s Talk, 3:30pm. Feb 8 Family Lumbering in the Bow Valley Corridor: I Could Tell You More! 7pm. Feb 24 Hans Gmoser Film Presentation: To the Forbidden Snowfields 7pm. Mar 16 Drawn to nature 7-9pm (free). Mar 17 Annual Chiniki Lecture Series 4:30 (free)

Tours: Guided tours and Heritage Homes Visits by appointment. 111 Bear St, 403-762-2291. Map 3, 16N

Map to Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies