Art on the Lake
May 27, 28 | 10:30am – 4:30pm (6hrs/day) | Alta Lake Station House (4 km south of Whistler Village)
16+ years | All levels
Instructor: Cheryl Massey
$159 Arts Whistler member +$50 supplies
$169 Non-Member +$50 supplies
*most supplies are provide, some basic tools required please see list below.
Some might say that weaving is a tradition at the heart of the west coast. Take a step back in time as you learn about the root of this ancient art. Experience the beauty of the natural surroundings while the instructor shows you how to gather your own materials and teaches you about their historical value. Using your new twill and twining techniques you will leave with a beautiful handmade basket and a strong connection to this traditional art.
Supplies Provided: harvested cedar bark, tule rush, specialty tools to share.
Student are to bring: strong scissors, 12 clothes pegs, sharp paring knife, tape measure, lunch and water, and gardening gloves. Good runners or hiking shoes for walking through the forest are also required, we will not be on a regular trail. Students must be prepared for walking over rugged terrain.
The Alta Lake Station House is located 4 kms south of Whistler Village and is accessible by car, bike or foot. Parking is at Wayside Park, not adjacent to the venue and requires a short walk to the location along a paved trail. The venue is equipped with a full service kitchen, complete with stove and refrigerator.