Arts, Culture and history

With upwards of 1,000 artists and craftspeople and the heritage of the people, Chilliwack’s arts community is thriving. World-class painters, sculptors, carvers and potters, all with unique styles and approaches to their craft, will leave a long lasting impression with you. Take time to discover their work in many of the studios and galleries spread throughout the community.

 

  • Atchelitz Threshermens Association Pioneer Village

    Step back in time as you tour our Antiques Museum & Pioneer Village. The General Store, Chapel, Blacksmith Shop, Canora Building with Steam Machinery display, and Gramma’s Grill welcome you. Enjoy a leisurely stroll around our grassy site or picnic in our large covered area. Tour busses are welcome. Admission by donation.

    Phone: 604-858-2119
    Email: atachwk@yahoo.ca
    Address: 44146 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, BC 
    Website: www.atchelitz.ca

  • Chilliwack Cultural Centre

    Publicly owned, not-for-profit organization driven by our belief in the essential value of performing arts, as well as the broader contribution art can make to the City of Chilliwack and society.

    Phone: 604-392-8000 
    Email: info@chilliwackculturalcentre.ca
    Address: 9201 Corbould Street, Chilliwack, BC V2P 4A6
    Website: www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca
     

  • Inspired Arts & Gifts

    Promoting local and BC Artists. Enjoy the experience of seeing what local and B.C. artists and crafters have created. Pottery, jewellery, glass and wood work, photography, stained, blown and fused glass and so much more. Lots of locally made food items! BackPorch Coffee, Aromatica Teas and Campbell Gold Honey, Cranberries Naturally and other local talents in the food industry.

    Phone: 604-490-8555
    Email: inspiredartsandgifts@gmail.com
    Address: 42333 Yarrow Central Road, Chilliwack BC V2R 5E1
    Website: www.inspiredartsandgifts.com
     

  • Stó:lō Resource Centre

    "The Stó:lō Nation provides services to First Nations communities residing throughout the Lower Mainland. Our focus is to ensure social and economic development within the Stó:lō community through facilities and programs in the areas of education, human resource development, early childhood and youth services, health, elderly care, and social development."

    Phone: 604-824-3211
    Email: stolo.tourism@stolonation.bc.ca
    Address: #10 - 7201 Vedder Road, Chilliwack, BC V2R 4G5
    Website: www.stolotourism.ca

  • Downtown Chilliwack Heritage Walking Tour

    This self-guided tour leads visitors through downtown Chilliwack with stops at Five Corners, Wellington Avenue, College Street, Victoria and Young Road and is filled with history and fun facts. While you’re visiting Historic downtown Chilliwack visit the unique shops, restaurants and cafes that are housed in architecturally unique heritage buildings.

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  • Yale Road Corridor

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  • Chilliwack Museum and Archives

    The Museum’s permanent collection started in 1958 when the first Chilliwack Museum was opened. Since 1958 the Museum has moved several times. The current configuration has the Museum housed in the City’s former City Hall building. The Chilliwack Museum exhibition galleries feature temporary exhibits that focus on aspects of Chilliwack’s human and natural history, culture and heritage. Feature exhibits are rotated annually and showcase artifacts from the collections as well as from the community.

    Phone: 604-795-5210
    Website: www.chilliwackmuseum.ca
    Address: 45820 Spadina Ave, Chilliwack, BC V20 1T3

     

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