Medicine TJ Dawe

GAC Presents: Medicine by TJ Dawe!

A deeply honest and generous—not to mention smart and entertaining—piece of theatre … Dawe is a skilled performer … More than once, his openheartedness brought tears to my eyes.”
-Colin Thomas, Georgia Straight

One-act play | Written and Performed by the TJ Dawe

Saturday, April 25 | Reception 7:00pm, Show 7:30pm, Q&A 9:00 | Ages 14+ | Tickets $20 online below and $10 for ages under 17, at North Road Sports or at the door | Community Hall | 2200 South Road | More info: or 250.247.7409

Fringe Festival legend TJ Dawe shares his funny, at times heartbreaking and enlightening experience with Gabor Maté, the Amazonian psychotropic plant medicine ayahuasca, Read more…

GAC Public Art - Dallyn - are we there - even smaller

Mentorship Opportunity — Public Art

The Gabriola Arts Council, in association with artist Deborah Dallyn, is offering an exciting mentorship opportunity.

Deborah Dallyn has been awarded the first Public Art Commission for a work to be placed in the newly appointed Sculpture Garden in the woods behind the WI Hall. The project includes the opportunity for another artist to assist in the process of seeing this exciting new project come to fruition, and also Read more…


Isle of the Arts photos!

Don’t miss any of the great images of Gabriolans making beautiful, interesting art. Follow Bill Pope’s Flickr feed, and keep checking back for more. See what’s coming up next at the Isle of the Arts Festival here.

Leah side head

ARTY Award Winner 2015

Congratulations to Leah Hokanson, the recipient of the 2015 ARTY Award. Here’s why the GAC Board decided to honour Leah this year:

In Lulu Performing Arts’ tenth anniversary year, it seems fitting to honour Leah Hokanson for the enormous, creative contribution she makes on Gabriola, from Read more…

Newly painted office (waiting for desktop and cupboards), in the late afternoon sun.

What’s Happening at the Hall?

April 1 update:

The office cupboards are mostly installed, along with much of the framing for the desk and filing cabinet. The process will pause now while the Isle of the Arts Festival unfolds.

March 22 update: Read more…


Isle of the Arts Registration Now Open!

Check out the website, workshop and event details, and registration form here.

Tammy & Jim with Arty

Arty Award 2015

Time is running out! Nominate a worthy candidate for the ARTY Award today! The deadline is March 30! Find all of the details here.