Cultivate Theatre+Music+Art Festival

Check out the new website for the new CULTIVATE Festival — a fabulous mash-up of the beloved and long-running Gabriola Theatre Festival and last year’s smash hit Gabriola Music Festival. All of the same great arts and entertainment, at a brand new venue, with a whole lot more to do and see.

CLICK HERE to get the website.

CLICK HERE to get to the Facebook page.

CLICK HERE to register to be a vendor at the Artists Village.

Reconciliation: A Commitment

Gabriola Arts Council is committed to promoting a deeper understanding of our true history, and supporting the path to a new relationship between Indigenous and settler peoples. Read more…

Gabriola Artists Studio Tour

Isle of the Arts Festival

Healing Power of Art

CULTIVATE Artists Village Registration

Vendor spaces are still available! CLICK HERE to register.

Day Two at the GAHC Building Site

The Theatre Festival ticket booth — now the CULTIVATE FESTIVAL — gets a re-fit while the doors to the water pump room receive some attention. What a team!

Gabriola Arts Council launches new building project

The Gabriola Arts Council (GAC) is launching the second phase of our Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre building project. We have confirmed our participation in a 28-week Job Creation Partnership Project (a BC government-sponsored initiative) that will enable us to hire three full-time workers and one supervisor. Read more…

GAC Welcomes Bianca Parcher!

Summer’s almost here, and that means that the average age of the GAC staff drops by a couple of decades. This year we are excited to be welcoming Bianca Parcher as our new Summer Student in the role of Community Arts Assistant. Bianca—an artist and athlete as well as a high school student—will be working with us for July and August, and taking on myriad tasks, including many duties related to this summer’s CULTIVATE Festival. We’re looking forward to having Bianca’s great energy and creative spirit around the office. Welcome, Bianca!

GAC is HIRING!

JOB POSTING

We are looking for three strong, enthusiastic, hard-working construction and building workers who are keen to learn new skills. Under the supervision of GAC’s Building Supervisor, the construction and building workers will be involved with all tasks related to the installation and finishing of a log building on the GAC property. Read more…

Common Ground

An Arts-Based Support Group for Those Living with or Recovering from Cancer or Other Life-Challenging Illnesses

“… a unique way to express our thoughts, feelings, and insights with others with similar challenges.” — previous participant

Are you suffering from cancer or the after-effects of treatment? Read more…