Gabriola Artists Studio Tour

Healing Power of Art


Canada Day Night Market and Festival

Thanks for a great time, everyone. Check out Bill Pope’s photos here.


A can’t-be-missed event! PLUS see these great and talented performers on the FREE stage!



Solar-Powered Solstice Party!

Join GabEnergy, Bullfrog Power, and the Gabriola Arts Council to officially launch GAC’s new solar-powered system.

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Solar-powered artists & musicians! Cookies & lemonade! Solar energy demonstrations and information!

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“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” — Thomas Edison

Monday, June 20 | 3 pm @ Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre | Rain or shine

Street Art+Fair Registration has begun!

The Gabriola Arts Council is pleased to announce that registration is now open for Street Art and Street Fair that runs alongside the Gabriola Theatre Festival. We’d love to have you join us!

Street Art and Street Fair will take place on Lockinvar Lane which will be closed to traffic during the daytime of the 20th and 21st of August. Read more…


Gabriola Theatre Festival Brochure Launch Featuring Nathan Tinkham

Sponsored by Carol Martin, Personal Real Estate Corporation.

No more online sales or sales at North Road Sports. Get your tickets at the door! There are still some seats. See ya there! Yeehaw!

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It’s time to renew your membership!

Your Gabriola Arts Council membership and Directory listing is up for renewal at the end of June. If you haven’t already renewed, please beat the rush and renew today.

You can renew online, you can download a membership form, or you can drop by the Arts & Heritage Centre to pick up a form.

We have changed our membership dates. When you renew now, your membership will be good for 18 months, until the end of December 2017!

Note: if you are an artist on the 2016 Studio Tour, your membership has already been renewed when you paid your registration fees.

THANK  YOU to everyone who has already renewed.


Workshop: Copyright Issues for Artists

Copyright is a complicated subject with implications for any artist who shares work online. Recent court cases with Canadian artists emphasize the importance of understanding copyright. Sharing and downloading digital media Read more…


Workshop: The New Societies Act

What to Expect & How to Transition

The Societies Act sets the legal framework for the majority of charitable and not-for-profit organizations operating in BC. The New Societies Act comes into force in November 2016. Is your non-profit organization ready? How will the changes affect your organization?

Concerned about the changes to the Society Act? Wondering how to make sure you’re in compliance with all of the new regulations. Lawyer Martha Rans will explain what the new Act will mean to your Society’s current corporate Read more…