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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…

2017 ARTY Award

Nominate someone today!

Find the nomination form and award information at this link.

One Book, One Community

Reading & Reconciliation

COMMUNITY READING PROGRAM

NEW LOCATION! The Community Conversation is happening at the SURF LODGE on Berry Point Rd.

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. You may add your name to the wait list through the regular registration process —  follow this link to the registration page.

The Gabriola Arts Council and partners Friends of the Gabriola Library, Gabriola Island Branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library, Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee, Gabriola Museum and Historical Society, Page’s Bookstore & Marina, and the Snuneymuxw First Nation are launching a community reading program. We’re encouraging all Gabriolans to read one book—Richard Wagamese’s novel, Medicine WalkRead more…

20/20 Vision for the Arts on Gabriola Island

2017 is the 20th Anniversary of the Gabriola Arts Council

Throughout the year we will be honouring the visionary artists and art lovers who founded this organization. And as we get closer to completing the exciting building project at the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre, we will also be looking ahead to the development of a new long-term vision for arts and culture on Gabriola Island.

This year, Read more…