Located on a spectacular site beside the Bow River in downtown Banff. Discover the rich natural and cultural heritage of the Canadian Rockies. The Museum offers guided tours of Banff's heritage log homes and cabins; historic walking tours of the Banff townsite; and exhibition tours of the galleries. Adults $10, Seniors $9, Students & locals (Lake Louise to Morley) $4, Members and Children under 12 Free. Daily 10 am - 5 pm, closed Dec 25 and Jan 1.
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
111 Bear Street (PO Box 160), Banff, Alberta T1L 1A3
Daily 10 am - 5 pm, closed Dec 25 and Jan 1.
Mentions in Galleries West
Who is showing what in 2016!! The Exposure Photography Festival was established in 2004 to encourage the participation in, examination of, and appreciation for the medium of photography.
Jan 18, 2016
DAN HUDSON: "Theories of Entanglement," Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, AB, Oct. 24, 2014 to Jan. 25, 2015
Artists harbour degrees of obsessiveness, overt or submerged, in their personalities. Without it, good art would likely not be made. Dan Hudson’s "Theories of Entanglement" provides evidence for this.
Nov 16, 2014
Indigenous Ingenuity includes paintings, sculptures and installations that highlight the diversity of aboriginal art.
Apr 20, 2014
Sarah Fuller considers memory and experience in relationship to place in "My Banff."
Dec 21, 2013
The Peter and Catharine Whyte Foundation and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies welcome Vincent Varga to the position of Museum Director, effective immediately.
Nov 5, 2013
Romanian artist Ciprian Muresan’s installation – coloured garbage bins that travel on a circular railway track – ties together Picturing the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Aug 28, 2013
Effective immediately and through to September 2013, visitors to the Whyte Museum will be admitted by donation, in place of Museum admission fees as a trial period, with the intention of continuing the policy indefinitely.
Apr 24, 2013
Michale Lang, Executive Director of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies has announced her decision to retire from the Museum.
Oct 22, 2012
In June, while speaking at the opening of the exhibition "Yellowstone to Yukon: The Journey of Wildlife and Art," the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies’ executive director Michale Lang got a surprise.
Aug 31, 2012
ANDREW QUERNER, "The Bread With Honey," February 4 to April 1, 2012, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff
The conflict in the Balkans was recent enough that most people can recall images from it, though even while it was unfolding it seemed exceptionally distant and foreign. Andrew Querner returned to Kosovo in 2010.
Dec 31, 2011
BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE MUSEUM: For A New Show On Photographer Nicholas Morant, Banff's Whyte Museum is Committing Public Acts of Archiving
Venturing into the Rummel Room at the far end of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies in Banff, visitors might think the gallery had forgotten to put a few things away.
Aug 31, 2011
As part of Exposure 2011, southern Alberta’s annual photography festival, Slovenia-based Marko Modic has a Canadian premiere with "Alchemy" at the Whyte Museum in Banff.
Dec 31, 2010
JAN KABATOFF "Glacier: A Journey," September 12 to November 12, 2009, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff
“I don’t want my work to become a science project,” says Canmore artist Jan Kabatoff. “I want to retain my own response to the glacier.”
Aug 31, 2009
After quitting his day job to paint full time, this Alberta-based artist could finally go deep into the prairie landscape.
Apr 30, 2007
The art of photography takes the spotlight this season with Exposure 2006, a multi-city celebration of turning negatives into positively striking images.
Dec 31, 2005