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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…

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…

Submerged: Rainforest Circus!

The Rainforest Circus is coming to Gabriola.

 

Get involved in Creation Week! All ages invited!

Save the dates: July 17 to 21

Stay tuned for details, and check out their website.

 

Join the team!

GAC is looking for a new member for our hard-working renovation team. You must be comfortable with a hammer, and on ladders or scaffolding. This is a full-time, temporary position starting June 26 and running for 11 weeks — until September 8. 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…