July 1-9, 2023
Cultivate Festival is a celebration of theatre, music and art held in early summer. Musicians and theatre companies come from far and wide to engage with audiences from Gabriola, Vancouver Island and beyond. Together we cultivate the arts.
August 19, 2023
Kasahara Gabriola trust artist residency
applications currently closed
The Kasahara Gabriola Trust Residency provides a live/workspace on an inspirational and intimate island setting, allowing artists the opportunity to imagine, create, experiment, develop new ideas, and ultimately a new body of work. The residency is a self-directed retreat, with opportunity for professional development, while giving the local community access to a diverse range of arts practices, theories and experiences.
GAC Media represents a suite of offerings from workshops to equipment. A new program as of 2021 and includes video, audio, and photography. Community can take a course related to the different disciplines, secure equipment to adventure on their own, or book the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre for some studio time.
Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre
The Arts & Heritage Centre building at 476 South Road (adjacent to the Post Office) is a lovely spot for meetings, workshops, classes, performances, exhibits, private functions, and much more.
GAC creative directory
Meet over 90 artists and artisans of Gabriola, Mudge and DeCourcy Islands. Painters, Jewellers, Potters, Writers, Musicians, Sculptors, Glass Artists, Fiber Artists, Printmakers, Performers – and so much more! See their beautiful work, and shop local art online.