Gabriola Theatre Festival

Gabriola Island Artists Studio Tour




GAC Café and Community Meeting

Monday, July 27 | 6 pm to 8 pm | WI Hall—476 South Road | We’ll have refreshments!

Please come to discuss the results of the Community Survey, to share your ideas with GAC about future events and programming, and to hear about the future of the WI Hall. We want to hear your suggestions and ideas!  

Please come to talk with GAC members, directors and staff about what we’re doing. Tell us what you think we should do with the building and property.

Have a look here to see what what’s been done so far.

Everyone’s welcome!



GAC Community Survey

Please help us to plan for future events and programs, and participate in the development plans for the WI Hall. Complete the survey, win a prize, and come to the GAC Café Planning Meeting. Complete the survey here.


Homage to Creative Gabriolans and the Retreats that Refresh

In case you missed it when Naomi read this poem at the opening of the new exhibit at the Gabriola Museum:

Homage to Creative Gabriolans and the Retreats that Refresh 

It must be our soil
that flourishes artists. Read more…

Naomi with FBCW award

Congratulations, Naomi Wakan!

Gabriola Island poet, Naomi Beth Wakan, has received a special award from the Federation of British Columbia Writers. As Nanaimo’s first (and current) Poet Laureate, Naomi received the Honourary Ambassador Award in recognition of the dedicated and spirited way she has made live poetry a rich and everyday component of civic life in her community. Read more…


Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce Yellow Flag Program for Artists

The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce / Visitor Centre has set up a program to encourage visitors to Gabriola to visit our Artist Studios year round. After many conversations with the Chamber artist members, the Chamber realized that visitors to the island would prefer to not make appointments or knock on the doors of studios, so we created the Yellow Flag Program.

The program is simple: Read more…


Street Art + Street Fair Registration is now open!

The Gabriola Arts Council is inviting vendors and exhibitors of all kinds to participate in the two-day Street Art (Saturday) and Street Fair (Sunday) on Lockinvar Lane during the 2015 Theatre Festival, August 15 and 16, 2015.

Read more…

GTF cover for web

The 2015 Gabriola Theatre Festival!

The website is up! The brochure is out! The tickets are on sale! Order your tickets early — you don’t want to be disappointed.