We love a good after-hours party, and right now you can join one from your couch. You can check out a behind-the-scenes look at a B.C. gallery online and it brings a whole new light to the art. The after-dark flashlight tour of The Audain Art Museum in Whistler and it will make you feel like you're sneaking around after hours.

The museum has launched a new fun away to explore their galleries. You'll get the chance to follow a tour that will literally highlight paintings and sculptures.

The unique experience follows the Director and Chief Curator, Dr. Curtis Collins as he goes on his daily tour with a flashlight in hand.

Dr. Collins told Narcity that when he went on a security tour with a flashlight in hand, he "really enjoyed the effect of the circular beam of light around each painting, sculpture, photo," he said. He even began taking pictures with his phone to capture the effect.

Right now, you can find the tour on the museum's social media pages. Their posts are a mix of photos and short videos.

In them you'll follow the Chief Curator as he leads you around the space after hours. It feels you're on your own VIP tour.

To learn more about what makes each piece truly special, make sure to read the captions. There you'll find the explanation of the works in a concise description.

If you love the famous landscape by Group of Seven, then make sure to explore the painting of the colour tree by Canadian artist legend Emily Carr. The happy scene depicted with fluffy white clouds is one even Bob Ross would love.

The museum told us that we can look forward to regular posts soon. They will soon begin posting Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m.

But that isn't all, Dr. Collins also told us that he is also working on a new series that we can look forward to later this month. In it, you'll get to watch a live feed artist discussion and see their work.

It's a virtual one-on-one you might not get even if you went to the gallery in person.

The Audain Art Museum

Price: Free

When: Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at 11 a.m.

Why You Need To Go: You can go on an after-hours tour.


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