Gabriola Arts Council

join GAC

support the arts in our community!

Join your friends and neighbours who support the creative work of the Arts Council, offering popular, community-driven events like the Isle of the Arts Festival, Cultivate Festival, and Thanksgiving Studio Tour. We also offer life-changing programs in the healing power of arts.

Be part of something active and exciting in your community. Members get great discounts, and access to early bird tickets to some of our biggest events of the year. Members can promote their upcoming Arts events in our email newsletter and reach over 600 local arts enthusiasts. Vote in our AGM and help shape and advocate for local arts and culture. 

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GAC members receive discounts, news, and early access tickets. They can vote in our AGM and help shape local arts and culture …see all member benefits

$20 annual fee. Our most popular membership category. This membership type is meant for individuals, community members and anyone who wishes to be the first to know about GAC events. Join as a Basic Member

$10 annual fee. Receive all of the benefits of basic membership at a discount. Verification of school ID required. Join as a Student Member

$60 annual fee. Up to 4 email addresses can be associated with this membership. Share a membership among family members, and you’ll all be up-to-date on the latest GAC happening, and share in the members-only discounts and early bird access. Join as a Household Member

$75 annual fee. Receive all of the benefits of membership + an artist’s page in the Gabriola Creative Directory: TheArtsOnGabriola and an opportunity to show and sell your artwork online. Join as an Artist

$100 annual fee. Business members may place 2 banner ads in the newsletter per year. You may associate 2 seperate emails with this membership. Join as a Business Member

$500 annual fee. Patrons enjoy 2 free event tickets per year, an honourable mention and our endless gratitude.  Become a Partner

$1,000 annual fee. Patrons enjoy 4 free event tickets per year, an honourable mention and our endless gratitude. The Patron membership covers 2 individuals in your household.  Become a Patron

If you’re already a GAC member, log in to the new GAC member portal here

Did you know?

The Gabriola Arts Council  has more than 500 members—a good portion of the Island’s population! GAC has been organizing and providing arts and culture events on Gabriola Island for more than 25 years.

why join GAC?

there are many benefits to being a member of GAC:

As well as supporting the arts on Gabriola, your membership includes a regular newsletter of events and items of interest to the arts community on Gabriola Island—you’ll always know what’s going on! You’ll be the first to hear about events, programs, happenings, fundraisers and heart-warming stories about community and art happenings on Gabriola.

As a member, you are able to vote at our Annual General Meeting and contribute to the conversation around activities and events organized by the Arts Council. We welcome and encourage the input and participation of all members as it is your arts council.

a GAC membership is the most creative investment you can make!

Other ways to apply for membership

offline and in-person

download a membership form and drop if off at:

Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre
476 South Rd

or mail it to:

P.O. Box 387
Gabriola Island, BC
V0R 1X0

come to the GAC cabin

We have a membership form for you to fill out in-person. 

Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre
476 South Rd

Monday-Thursday 9am-5pm