Thursday, May 23, 7 PM
Parks Canada Resource Conservation Specialists will share their monitoring and restoration projects in Banff National Park, answer questions and demonstrate some of the tools and techniques they use in their work. The evening will include:
1. Saving the Westslope Cutthroat Trout - Aquatics Biologists Charlie Pacas and Shelley Humphries will talk about two key projects aimed at restoring populations of WSCT in Banff National Park.
2. Fire in Banff - Fire and Vegetation Specialist Jane Park will talk about recent efforts on the Carrot Creek Prescribed Burn - why is this a priority, and what's next once this is completed.
Conservation Updates are presented as a partnership between Parks Canada, the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and the Interpretive Guides Association.
Sunday, June 16, 1 to 4 PM
Join us in the celebration of this annual tradition and catch up with old friends. Refreshments will be served in the Museum, Windy Cabin and in the newly refurbished heritage home, Abegweit.
Monday, July 1, 10:30 AM
Celebrate Canada’s birthday by turning the Whyte Museum’s sidewalk into a work of art. Show your national pride and create your own piece of Canadian-themed sidewalk art using environmentally-friendly tempera paint. Come early, space is limited.
Saturdays, July 13, 27 and August 3, 4 PM
Admission by donation
A feast for the senses! Take in performances by some of the best emerging musicians of our time in the Museum’s Main Gallery. 45-minute concerts are presented in partnership with The Banff Centre, Music and Sound.
Sunday, August 11, 1 to 4 PM
Visit some of Banff’s oldest and most significant pieces of built heritage, including Peter and Catharine Whyte’s home, the Moore home, the Holmes/McGinn Residence, Windy Cabin and the Mather Cabin. Maps of participating properties can be picked up at the Whyte Museum.
Saturday, September 28, 2:30 PM
Admission by donation
Join Anne Ewen, Interim Curator of Art and Heritage, for a curator-led tour of the "Picturing the Canadian Pacific Railway" exhibition. Learn about Canadian historic treasures and evocative contemporary art relating to the Canadian Pacific Railway’s mainline from Calgary to Glacier House.
The Whyte Museum supports and fosters the development of local artists. To further this mandate the Museum showcases the work of local artists on a rotational basis throughout the year. All purchases support the local artist community and Museum operations. Don't miss this opportunity to view a wealth of home grown artistic talent.