Isle of the Arts Festival

Healing Power of Art



We are looking for three strong, enthusiastic, hard-working construction and building workers who are keen to learn new skills. Under the supervision of GAC’s Building Supervisor, the construction and building workers will be involved with all tasks related to the installation and finishing of a log building on the GAC property. Read more…

Cultivate Theatre+Music+Art Festival

Check out the new website for the new CULTIVATE Festival — a fabulous mash-up of the beloved and long-running Gabriola Theatre Festival and last year’s smash hit Gabriola Music Festival. All of the same great arts and entertainment, at a brand new venue, with a whole lot more to do and see.

CLICK HERE to get the website.

CLICK HERE to get to the Facebook page.

CLICK HERE to register to be a vendor at the Artists Village.

Reconciliation: A Commitment

Gabriola Arts Council is committed to promoting a deeper understanding of our true history, and supporting the path to a new relationship between Indigenous and settler peoples. Read more…

Common Ground

An Arts-Based Support Group for Those Living with or Recovering from Cancer or Other Life-Challenging Illnesses

“… a unique way to express our thoughts, feelings, and insights with others with similar challenges.” — previous participant

Are you suffering from cancer or the after-effects of treatment? Read more…


Gabriola Artists Support Program

**Date change! Successful GASP applicants will be informed on Thursday, August 2 — not August 1 as originally announced. Apologies for the slight delay.


In celebration of our twentieth anniversary in 2017, the Gabriola Arts Council (GAC) created a fund to support local artists in their pursuit of creative, educational, or community-based projects. The fund was seeded by contributions from the President’s Legacy Fund (created from donations made in honour of Kathy Ramsey’s contribution to arts and culture on Gabriola) and a donation from Tammy Hudgeon. The GAC Board of Directors agreed to allocate a portion of membership fees to the GASP, a decision which will ensure an ongoing source of revenue for the fund.

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