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GAC is hiring!

We are looking for three strong, enthusiastic, and hard-working construction and building renovation workers who are keen to learn new skills. Under the supervision of GAC’s Renovation Manager, the construction and building renovation workers will undertake a range of repairs, upgrades, and renovation projects Read more…

Solar-Powered Solstice Party!

Join GabEnergy, Bullfrog Power, and the Gabriola Arts Council to officially launch GAC’s new solar-powered system.

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Solar-powered artists & musicians! Cookies & lemonade! Solar energy demonstrations and information!

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“I’d put my money on the sun and solar energy. What a source of power! I hope we don’t have to wait until oil and coal run out before we tackle that.” — Thomas Edison

Monday, June 20 | 3 pm @ Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre | Rain or shine

Chimney gone.

Making room for something new. Watch for more Read more…

Call for Submissions HIVE EMPORIUM

HIVE EMPORIUM opens its gallery doors on Thursday, June 18! We invite all Gabriolan artists to submit works for the inaugural exhibition Best in Show. Read more…

GAC Presents: Grim & Fischer by the Wonderheads!

“Grim and Fischer is utter magic.” – CBC

One-act play | Devised and Performed by the Wonderheads
Sponsored by Carol Martin of Coast Realty Group

Wednesday, March 25 | Reception 6:30pm, Show 7:00pm, Q&A 8:00 | Ages 10+ | Tickets $20, $10 for ages under 17, at the door | Community Hall | 2200 South Road | More info: or 250.247.7409

The Grim Reaper meets his match in Mrs. Fischer, a stubborn senior whose will to live is a force to be reckoned with. Equal parts hilarious and touching, this award winning physical comedy by mask imagineers the WONDERHEADS is the story of a tenacious granny who comes face to face with the Grim Reaper himself and must put up the fight of her life to escape his definitive grip.

Grim and Fischer is performed in full-face mask, a form so magical you will forget your age and marvel in childlike delight. Wordless and whimsical, it has been described by audiences as watching a living cartoon, or live-action Pixar. Read more…

GAC Presents: Kafka and Son

One-act play | Adapted by Mark Cassidy and Alon Nashman | Performed by Alon Nashman | Directed by Mark Cassidy

Order tickets online here.

Kafka and Son is pure, unadulterated, surreal goodness.” VueWeekly, Canada ★★★★★

Thursday, February 19 | Reception 7pm, Show 7:30pm, Q&A 8:30 | Ages 14+ | Tickets $20 online, at North Road Sports or at the door | Cash bar | The Haven Phoenix Auditorium | 240 Davis Road | More info: or 250.247.7409

At the age of 36 Franz Kafka was still living at home, a petty bureaucrat, a failed artist, Read more…