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Artist in Residence 2018

The Haven/Gabriola Arts Council Artist in Residence for 2018 has been selected.

The Haven and The Gabriola Arts Council are pleased to announce that Ayala Reznik has been chosen as the Haven/Gabriola Arts Council Artist in Residence in 2018. Ayala is a Toronto-based sculptor and multi-media artist whose recent work has explored representation of the female body, Read more…

GAC Members Can Access Group Health, Dental & Life Insurance

As a GAC Member, you are entitled to access benefits available via our Arts BC membership, through the Arts & Entertainment Plan.

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Intentional Aging

Exploring the Path from Senior to Elder

A new session of this popular arts-based program will be starting again in January.

What does it mean to be an elder? Is it simply a process of growing older or does it require a conscious choice? How do we take our place as elders in community? As elders, what can we offer our community?

How do we want to be remembered?

Using the storying and experiential tools of Narrative and Drama Therapy, we will explore aging, death, and dying; creating a legacy; and taking one’s place as elders in our community. Read more…

Gabriola Arts Council purchases Audio Equipment for Community Use

The Gabriola Arts Council has a new collection of sound and light gear that is available for use by GAC members for public events. Supported by a $12,000 Collaborative Spaces grant through the BC Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, GAC has purchased high-quality performance speakers and stands, a woofer, a wireless sound board, a portable tower speaker, a wireless microphone, and assorted cables and accessories. In the new year, an LED lighting system will round out the collection. Read more…

90 Years of the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre


GAC is Celebrating the completion of the
Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre
AND the Gabriola Arts Council’s 20th birthday!

Our renovations are complete.

Join us for a tour, a party, and to thank the many contributors to this project.

Saturday, December 9 • 1 pm to 3 pm

Live music with Mad for Joy • Refreshments • Birthday Cake • and heaps of gratitude!

Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre | 476 South Road

[artwork: Mike Swallow]

GAC is Looking for New Directors

The Gabriola Arts Council is looking for two new directors to be voted in at our upcoming Annual General Meeting in February 2018.

We are accepting applications now. All applications will be reviewed by our Nominating Committee, which will make a recommendation to the Board based on current and upcoming needs and requirements.

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