Gabriola Artists Studio Tour

Healing Power of Art


It’s time to renew your membership!

Your Gabriola Arts Council membership and Directory listing is up for renewal at the end of June. If you haven’t already renewed, please beat the rush and renew today.

You can renew online, you can download a membership form, or you can drop by the Arts & Heritage Centre to pick up a form.

We have changed our membership dates. When you renew now, your membership will be good for 18 months, until the end of December 2017!

Note: if you are an artist on the 2016 Studio Tour, your membership has already been renewed when you paid your registration fees.

THANK  YOU to everyone who has already renewed.


Workshop: Copyright Issues for Artists

Copyright is a complicated subject with implications for any artist who shares work online. Recent court cases with Canadian artists emphasize the importance of understanding copyright. Sharing and downloading digital media Read more…


Workshop: The New Societies Act

What to Expect & How to Transition

The Societies Act sets the legal framework for the majority of charitable and not-for-profit organizations operating in BC. The New Societies Act comes into force in November 2016. Is your non-profit organization ready? How will the changes affect your organization?

Concerned about the changes to the Society Act? Wondering how to make sure you’re in compliance with all of the new regulations. Lawyer Martha Rans will explain what the new Act will mean to your Society’s current corporate Read more…

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GAC Goes Solar!

Powering the Arts with a Technology Partnership

The Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre, the home of the Gabriola Arts Council (GAC), is undergoing a facelift, including the installation of rooftop solar, thanks to the efforts and investment of the GAC, GabEnergy Society (GES) and Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider. Read more…


Community Arts Assistant

GAC is looking for a Summer Student!

The Community Arts Assistant will be engaged in all aspects of organizing and managing the Eighth Annual Gabriola Theatre Festival in August. Read more…


Gabriola Theatre Festival Brochure Launch Featuring Nathan Tinkham

Sponsored by Carol Martin, Personal Real Estate Corporation.

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Canada Day Night Market Vendor Registration

The Gabriola Arts Council is inviting vendors and exhibitors of all kinds to participate in the Canada Day Night Market in the Folklife Village Parking Lot on Friday, July 1st from 6pm-10pm. There will be a FREE concert stage with family entertainment, local and guest performers, and lots of dancing, along with a Village Foods BBQ, wandering performers, and a boardwalk Night Market!

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