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…

Canada Day Celebrations on Gabriola!

The Gabriola Arts Council is happy to be partnering with the Village Food Market to make the Canada Day event one to remember! Parade! Music! BBQ by donation! Kids Corner! Cash bar! Fun times to be had!

And check out the little Shaw TV feature! 

Thank you to the Department of Canadian Heritage for supporting this event.

 

 

 

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.

 

New Gabriola Music Fest!

Big News! Plans are underway for a brand new multi-genre Musical Festival for this Labour Day long weekend (September 2-3, 2017)! Produced by the Gabriola Arts Council as part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, the Gabriola Music Fest will offer a Main Stage with more than 16 top-notch bands and performers from around the west coast, and including everything from folk to pop, blues to R&B, reggae to Latin, and rock to electronic. After the sun goes down, festival-goers will move into the Roxy Theatre to enjoy late-night, world-class DJs and live performance artists from around the world. Read more…

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.

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…