Black History Month: Week Two

The month of February is dedicated to Black History Month (BHM). The Gabriola Arts Council began February 1st with a BHM quiz featured on Not a contest, but encouragement to research the answers and for us all to learn together. To follow is an excerpt of Martin Luther King Jr’s address on August 28, […]

Black History Month: Week One

February is Black History Month (BHM), and there are many Black Canadians who have played a role in Canadian heritage. We focus a spotlight on February, but the conversation lasts all year. The history is rich, diverse, and overflowing with strength. We are sharing snippets to pique your desire to investigate and learn more. Although […]

Apply to Perform at Cultivate 2023

Cultivate Festival will take place over 9 days this summer, from July 1st through 9th. This year’s format is a little different than previous years, with more of everything you love. We’re extending the celebration to 9 days which includes venues island wide. As always, there will be theatre, music, and amazing art. Cultivate is […]

Take a Videography Course for Beginners

GAC Media Beginner Intensive Videography Class on Gabriola Island

The Gabriola Arts Council is putting on a videography class this February to help anyone begin their adventures in videography, taught by Jules Molloy, a very talented instructor and videographer himself. The Beginner Intensive Videography Course takes the beginner through the entire process of creating a video, from planning, to shooting, to editing at a […]

Register for the 2023 Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Gabriola Island Studio Tour 2023

Artist may now register for Studio Tour here: who can participate? The Thanksgiving Studio Tour is for full-time resident artists on Gabriola, Mudge*, Link*, De Courcy*, or Valdes Island*. All visual artists and artisans who are permanent residents of these Islands and members of the Gabriola Arts Council may participate in the Studio Tour. […]

Artist Registration for the 2023 Thanksgiving Studio Tour

Thanksgiving Studio Tour Gabriola Registration

Studio Tour isn’t until October but artist registration is right around the corner. Artists wishing to participate in Studio Tour may register on January 9th and 10th. Get all the details here: If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the office (250-247-7409), so we can assist you. Please also note, we […]

Frost(y) Moon Holiday Light Up and Singalong

We were going to have a Frost Moon Holiday Light Up and Singalong on December 7th, but the power outages foiled our plans, so we’ve rescheduled for Wednesday December 14th for a Frost(y) Moon instead. Join us at the Gabriola Arts Council property to witness the lighting of the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre, projections […]

Join GAC’s Board of Directors

Have you ever wanted to play a role in shaping the Gabriola Arts Council? This is your chance! We are currently recruiting committed, connected, and dynamic individuals to join our Board of Directors. Board members provide strategic leadership and direction in service to Gabriola Arts Council’s mission. They approve and oversee the strategic plan, assure […]

Hiring: Isle of the Arts Festival Coordinator

The Gabriola Arts Council is hiring a Festival Coordinator for the Isle of the Arts Festival 2023 The successful candidate will have the following skills: excellent communication superb interpersonal skills superior time management workshop coordination events coordination community outreach marketing and promotion budget management relationships with artists locally and regionally an advantage detail oriented & […]