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It’s coming… Isle of the Arts Fest!

We’ve been working hard to put together an array of workshops and engaging events for the 10th anniversary of the Gabriola Isle of the Arts Festival!

We invite you to join us for 30 unique workshops, 3 “hot topic” dialogues, and 3 exceptional evening events: an award-winning theatre show, our 4th annual Reading and Reconciliation literary event, and a cabaret style celebratory wrap-up party — the Arty Party.

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Huy ch q’u, Bon Voyage, New Beginnings, Michelle and Maggie

Michelle Benjamin and Maggie Mooney are off to new adventures in Victoria!

Join us to wish them Huy ch q’u:

Friday, January 24th
4:00 to 8:00 PM
The Surf Hall

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Hello dear friends, artists, and art lovers

This note is to share some news with you about me and the Arts Council. I will be moving on from GAC early in the new year, leaving this job that I have loved for the past eight years.
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2020 Studio Tour Registration

Opens: Dec. 9 at 10 am
Closes: Dec. 12 at 5 pm

For complete registration details, see the Studio Tour website.

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Isle of the Arts Festival 2020 — Workshop Submission

Isle of the Arts Festival | Gabriola Island | April 2 to 12, 2020

Are you interested in offering a workshop at the Isle of the Arts Festival in April 2020? Please complete the form below in as much detail as possible.

Submission deadline: December 13

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Looking for Artists to Teach Workshops at GES

GAC is working with Gabriola Elementary School and the Intergenerational Land-Based Learning For Reconciliation project, supported by Simon Fraser University.

We are inviting applications from professional and working artists to conduct a series of three workshops with students from Gabriola Elementary School. We are looking for projects in a range of artistic disciplines that relate to the theme of Land-Based Learning.

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Studio Tour 2020 – Planning Meeting

Hey Gabriola Artists!

Did you participate in the 2019 Studio Tour? Are you planning to participate in 2020? Please come to the Studio Tour Planning Meeting on Wednesday, November 13 at 6 pm at the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre. We will report on 2019, including a review of the visitor and artist survey results, and talk about plans and schedules for 2020. We might even talk about 2021, when we will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of Gabriola’s Thanksgiving Studio Tour.
All are welcome to attend this meeting. No registration is necessary.
Wednesday, November 13 | 6 pm | Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre
image by Else Bluethner