MOA Journeys: Whistler Day Trip

Join us on Sunday, May 1, 2016 for an exciting and enriching MOA Journeys day trip to Whistler. Hosted by MOA Curator Emeritus, Bill McLennan, your special members-only adventure will take you first to the beautiful Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre for a tour, a craft, and a delicious buffet lunch before you move on to the newly-opened Audain Art Museum, showcasing British Columbian Art from traditional First Nations treasures to significant contemporary works.

Sunday, May 1, 2016
8:30 am – Departure from MOA’s main parking lot.
6:00 pm – Expected return time to MOA.

$115 adults / $105 students or seniors (taxes included).
Tickets are available at MOA’s Admissions Desk.

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Tour is exclusively available to MOA members (proof of membership required at time of purchase). Learn more about becoming a MOA member.


Trip Itinerary


5752450330_7314cfefa8_bSquamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre
A joint project embodying the spirit of the formal partnership between the Lil’wat and the Squamish Nations, the Squamish Lil’Wat Cultural Centre offers you an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the traditions and evolving culture of the First People of this place. You will enjoy a special welcome and tour before trying your hand at creating a special keepsake craft. Join your other fellow adventurers in the Centre’s lovely Itsken Hall for a delicious buffet lunch featuring the most celebrated traditional flavours of the region.


audain1Audain Art Museum
Newly opened to rave reviews, the Audain Art Museum showcases Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa’s private collection of significant British Columbia artworks. After a welcome and introduction to the museum, you will immerse yourself in works both traditional and contemporary, and marvel at the museum’s architectural integration in its natural surroundings.


TPMImageServerTransportation Provided By International Stage Lines
Relax and enjoy the views as you enjoy a comfortable journey in a private coach from International Stage Lines. You will embark from MOA at 8:30 am and return at 6:00 pm.


Image Credits: Audain Art Museum Renderings, courtesy Patkau Architects. / James Hart, The Dance Screen (The Scream Too), 2010-2013. Audain Art Museum Collection. Gift of Michael Audain and Yoshiko Karasawa. Photo courtesy of Rachel Topham, Vancouver Art Gallery. / Emily Carr, The Crazy Stair (The Crooked Staircase), c. 1928-30, Audain Art Museum Collection. Photo courtesy of

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