Gabriola Artists Studio Tour

Isle of the Arts Festival

Healing Power of Art

Gabriola Music Festival Vendor Registration

Registration Opens Online Wednesday, May 31 at 10am Below

Prefer in-person registration?
Drop in 10am-noon at 476 South Road

Join us in celebrating the Gabriola Arts Council’s 20th anniversary celebrations, where artists, artisans, crafters, farmers, cooks, bakers, chefs, community groups, organizations, and businesses will have an opportunity to engage with a ride of range of off island and local music lovers. Read more…

New Gabriola Music Fest!

Big News! Plans are underway for a brand new multi-genre Musical Festival for this Labour Day long weekend (September 2-3, 2017)! Produced by the Gabriola Arts Council as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, the Gabriola Music Fest will offer a Main Stage with more than 16 top-notch bands and performers from around the west coast, and including everything from folk to pop, blues to R&B, reggae to latin, and rock to electronic. After the sun goes down, festival-goers will move into the Roxy Theatre to enjoy late-night, world-class DJs and live performance artists from around the world. Read more…

Join the team!

GAC is looking for a new member for our hard-working renovation team. This is a full-time, temporary position starting June 26 and running for either 5 weeks OR until mid-September (details TBC). You must be on EI or EI-eligible, or eligible for EI-Reachback. Interested? Send an email asap to info@artsgabriola with your eligibility confirmation and a resume and/or a summary of your renovation/construction work.

Rainforest Circus Camps

Deer Crossing the Art Farm is coming to Gabriola and we want you to….

Come play with us!

In  2017, three ocean-based communities—Malcolm Island, Gabriola Island and the Sunshine Coast—will begin the creative development of their own rendition of The Rainforest Circus—Submerged, Read more…

Graham Sheehan: Recipient of the 2017 ARTY Award

The Gabriola Arts Council is pleased to announce that potter Graham Sheehan of Sunstone Pottery is the recipient of the 2017 ARTY Award. Graham has been an active member of the Gabriola community for 40 years, as artist, teacher, musician, Islands Trust trustee, and generous contributor of time, energy, and his beautiful works of pottery to numerous community events and projects. Graham is also Read more…

GAC Board of Directors

The Directors of the Gabriola Arts Council form a hard-working and committed volunteer Board that directs and guides GAC staff, volunteers, and committees. The members present at the Annual General Meeting in February elected the following new Directors to the Board: Read more…

Isle of the Arts Festival Registration

Register online any time, or in person at the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre from 10 am to 1 pm, Thursdays to Saturdays. No in-person registration outside of those hours.

CORRECTIONS TO BROCHURE:

Kitchen Arts, Thursday April 13 is $35 (not $50)
Dance…A Jumpin’ and a Jivin’, Sunday April 16 is $10 (not $65)
Ukelele, Sunday April 16 is 2-5pm (not 3-5 pm)
Artists Toolkit, Sunday April 16 (not April 10)

  • You must register in advance for all workshops and events.  In-person and online registration opens on Friday, March 10 at 10 am.
  • Online registration can be paid by credit card or PayPal. In-person registration can be paid by cash, cheque, or credit card.
  • Workshops have limited space—spots are assigned on a first-come,  first-served basis. A waiting list will be kept for workshops that are full. Register early—don’t be disappointed!
  • No refunds or exchanges will be given after March 31.
  • Except where indicated, the registration fees include materials costs.

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