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Please take our Gabriola Music Festival survey!

It will only take a couple minutes of your time! As a first festival, we’d love to be able to improve with your thoughts on what worked and didn’t while we consider the ability to do it again! Many thanks!

And as a plus, all those who take the survey will be entered in to win $100 art bucks from the Gabriola Arts Council! This can be theatre tickets, art from artists on the 2017 Gabriola Studio Tour, Isle of the Arts Festival workshop registration, and more!
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Gabriola Arts Council Announces New Program Director

Mitch Miyagawa has been hired as the new Program Director for the Gabriola Arts Council.

Mitch has been producing large-scale community and arts events for 20 years. Among his accomplishments in the arts sector, Mitch founded and produced a Fringe-style theatre festival in Whitehorse; produced a series of arts-based multiculturalism events; and is a nationally-recognized writer, playwright, and filmmaker. He has run his own film production company, and worked as a producer, sound technician, and volunteer in the performing arts. He was Program Director Read more…


Indigenous Resurgence & Radical Imagination



Embodying Indigenous Resurgence
In order to realize true freedom from colonization, as both Indigenous and Settler peoples, we must reject the idea of “reconciliation,” move beyond acts of resistance, and Read more…

Street Art+Fair Registration: Gabriola Theatre Festival

Registration for the Gabriola Theatre Festival’s Street Art and Street Fair starts Friday June 16th at 10am. 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 19th and 20th of August. Read more…

Rainforest Circus!

Submerged: Rainforest Circus is coming to Gabriola and we want you to …

Come play with us! All ages welcome!

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…

Gabriola Arts Council Receives Islands Trust Community Stewardship Award

The Gabriola Arts Council is being honoured with the Islands Trust Community Stewardship Award in the Organization Category. The Islands Trust Council announced the recipients at its June 22nd meeting on Lasqueti Island. Trust Council recognized four individuals and four groups from among 18 nominees for their support for the Islands Trust’s mandate to protect and preserve the Trust Area and its unique environment and amenities. Read more…

Submerged: Rainforest Circus!

The Rainforest Circus is coming to Gabriola

Get involved in Creation Week! All ages invited!

July 17 to 21

Stay tuned for details, and check out their website.