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Gabriola Arts Council Seeking New Funds

 The Gabriola Arts Council is pursuing a Regional District tax contribution of $50,000 annually.

The Gabriola Arts Council is one of only a few community arts councils in British Columbia that does not receive regional district and/or municipal operating funds. Around B.C. and across the country, local governments recognize the value that locally-based arts programming brings to a community. In the absence of municipal funding, we are pursuing regional district funding. This will bring GAC in line with other arts councils in B.C., and will ensure that we can continue the successful operation of our lively organization that so enhances community life on Gabriola. Read more…

GERALD TAIAIAKE ALFRED

Indigenous Resurgence & Radical Imagination

 

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Workshop

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.