You’re invited! Celebrate the life and creative legacy of David Botten. Enjoy an evening of music and celebration with community. It is also David’s birthday, so we will sing to him, where ever he might be, we know he’ll be listening. Wednesday, September 6th we will be announcing the recipient of the 3rd and final […]
The Botten Family, in conjunction with the Gabriola Arts Council, has created an award in David’s name from the generous donations received in the Spring of 2021 at his funeral. The David Botten Renaissance Award. The award honours a Gabriola artist who embodies the same passion for the arts that David did and shares them […]
It is summer kids camp time! Our GAC Media program is opening up registration for kids ages 8-12 for a four day camp about videography, (August 8-11). Participants learn the basics of how a video goes together, who does what, script writing, how to be a director, what is editing, and all rolled into the […]
We are ready. We are set. Let’s go! Cultivate Performing and Arts Festival begins on Saturday, July 1st through Sunday, July 9th and there are a lot of excited ticket holders ready to enjoy nine days of arts and culture. The Gabriola Arts Council is proud to present a festival that reflects the essence of Gabriola. This […]
The Kasahara Gabriola Trust is pleased to present two workshops, taught by artist in residence Dan Xu. Dan Xu will guide you through ink and brush techniques. Workshop will take place near Twin Beaches on Gabriola Island. Registration fee is $15 and the class is limited to 10 participants. Please bring a pointy watercolour brush […]
We are pleased to offer this popular program brought to you by the Gabriola Arts Council’s Healing Power of Art program. Are you looking for a way to ease anxiety and develop healthy new habits – while incorporating more art into your everyday? This is it. The Mindful Creation class will meet regularly on 8 […]
Register Now This year you can also register in person at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. If you plan to pay by cash or cheque, you’ll need to register in-person. More details on in-person registration can be found here.
Join us Sunday October 16th at 11am at the Arts & Heritage Centre to meet GAC’s Kasahara Artist in Residence, Diane Conrad. While on Gabriola, Diane will be writing a book about her Applied Theatre Research; and on Sunday she will offer a free community presentation, sharing stories of how theatre strategies have been used to analyze and explore participants’ experiences and search for solutions to areas of concern.
Gabriola’s biggest art event of the year is here – the Thanksgiving Studio Tour. Gabriola artists will open their studios and their hearts to visitors from far and wide to share their talents and creativity. There is something for everyone on the Tour – from pottery to paintings, jewellery, photography, sculpture, glassblowing, mixed media, leatherwork, […]