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Audain Art Museum February Exhibitions
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Audain Art Museum Offers Amazing February Exhibitions

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Do you need a day off from all those hard days shredding on the mountain? Well, the Audain Art Gallery has got you covered this February. The gallery is expecting plenty of special exhibitions this spring and they’ve already started! It’s definitely worth the price of admission to see some of the world’s and Canada’s most renowned artists’ artwork.

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February Exhibitions

Intersections: Contemporary Artist Films

Closing soon, Monday February 6 at 5pm

Intersections, brings together some of the most talented internationally acclaimed artists. This film exhibition is framed as a series of visual and experiential intersections – a place and/or space where two or more lines of inquiry converge or cross.

Fred Herzog: Shadowlands

Current - May 22, 2017

Comprised of 18 distinctive photographs that have never before been assembled. Shadowlands offers insight into another world documented by Herzog, one in which light and dark are incorporated to complement and narrate a unique moment in time, natural environment and surrounding artwork in both indoor and outdoor spaces.

Matisse: Drawings

Opening Saturday, February 25

Curated by Ellsworth Kelly from The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation Collection is organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Mount Holyoke College Art Museum in collaboration with The Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation. 

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Permanent Collection of BC Art

The Audain Art Museum’s Permanent Collection of nearly 200 works of art is a visual journey through the history of art from coastal British Columbia. Spanning from the 18th century to present day, the Permanent Collection contains one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest Coast First Nations masks; a large collection of works by Emily Carr, encompassing all periods of her artistic career; as well as art by important post-war modernists such as E.J. Hughes, Gordon Smith and Jack Shadbolt. 

In addition to these historical works, the Collection showcases art by internationally renowned, contemporary British Columbia artists including Jeff Wall, Dana Claxton, Marianne Nicolson, Rodney Graham and Stan Douglas, among others. Explore the Permanent Collection online in all its diversity at the Audain Art Museum website.

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Location

Open 10am to 5pm daily (except Tuesdays).

4350 Blackcomb Way

Whistler, British Columbia

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Posted by on Thursday, February 02, 2017