Arts on Gabriola

The Island of Creative Expression

With one of the highest number of artists per capita in Canada and many art-centred events, Gabriola has earned its moniker, ‘Isle of the Arts’.

Whether you’re the creator, admirer, or participant, enjoy the island’s rich cultural landscape year-round.

Art, Music & Theatre Festivals

Gabriola Arts Council and other community organizations host lots of events throughout the year, ensuring plenty of opportunities to get creatively engaged.  Below are some of our annual festivals.

For more events and to see what’s happening while you’re here, check out our Gabriola Events website.

Cultivate

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Drifter Media

2575 south road
Gabriola island, BC  V0R 1X7 Canada

250-616-1949 ( Cell)

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Isle of the Arts Festival

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Studio Tour

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Gabriola Museum

The Gabriola Museum is run by the Gabriola Historical Society and is the place to discover island stories.

The Museum is located on South Road, a comfortable (1.2 km) walk or a short drive up the hill from the ferry dock at Descanso Bay. It is open from May to December.

Visit their website for hours, events and exhibits.

Yellow Flag Art Studios

If the yellow roadside flag is flying, the artist’s studio is open!

The yellow flag program is a Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce initiative.  See where inspiration and creativity come alive in makers’ spaces.

 

Dances with Scarves

683 Berry Point Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

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Earth, Fire & Tears Pottery

1070 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-247-8250

Hague’s Haven Studio

1379 Sea Lovers Lane
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5 

250-247-7675

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Holmestead Glassworks

1405 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X4 

250-247-8548

Jeffery James Fine Art

2489 Tyee Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-797-0127

La Belle Vie Studio

3300 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-247-8802

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Little Turquoise House of Love Poems Studio and Gallery

140 Malaspina Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

250-806-1139

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Marchlight

1490 Moby Dick's Way
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5 

250-247-7105

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Our House Art Studio

737 Ross Way
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 

250-247-8852

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Silver Bee Designs

1969 Clamshell Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X6 

250-802-8084

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Stephan Cole Fine Art

650 Wildwood Crescent
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X4 

250-668-9720

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The Green Bough Studio & Gallery

600 Rollo Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-247-7255

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The Orange Chicken Art Studio

900 Colleen Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-247-9756

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The Roundhouse Gallery

481 Berry Point Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

250-325-4231

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Vintage Sign Projects

1460 Peterson Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-247-2029

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Arts & Culture

The island fosters creativity for all, making it an essential part of life on Gabriola!

Our artists, creators, makers and cultural centres are busy year round and would love to share their passion with you.

Chalk It Up Signs


Gabriola, BC 

250-247-0262

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Cosy Cottage Creations

1581 Whalebone Drive
Gabriola, B.C. V0R 1X5 Canada

250 247 7542

Drifter Media

2575 south road
Gabriola island, BC  V0R 1X7 Canada

250-616-1949 ( Cell)

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Earth, Fire & Tears Pottery

1070 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-247-8250

Eyes Wide Open Photography

2021 Blueback Circle
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-247-7652

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Gabriola Arts Council

476 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 

250-247-7409

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Gabriola Farmers Market

465 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-619-1923

Glassworks & Anvil Art

940 Tansy Rd
Gabriola, BC V0R1X3 Canada

250-247-9642

Hague’s Haven Studio

1379 Sea Lovers Lane
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5 

250-247-7675

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Hive Emporium

#9-575 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

250-325-1948

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Holmestead Glassworks

1405 South Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X4 

250-247-8548

Jeffery James Fine Art

2489 Tyee Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-797-0127

Karen CAIN Studio & Gallery

1975 Stalker Road
Gabriola Island, B.C. V0R1X7 Canada

250-247-9392

Marchlight

1490 Moby Dick's Way
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5 

250-247-7105

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Mindy Joseph Artwork

1514 Wild Cherry Terrace
Gabriola Island, BC V0R 1X5 Canada

250 247 7696

Paprika Studio & Gallery

4-480 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 

250-325-1315

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Port Theatre

125 Front Street
Nanaimo, BC V9R 6Z4 

250-754-8550

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Publicity Mavens

250-816-6489

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Rob Robinson Studio

215 Malaspina Drive
Gabriola Island, BC V0R 1X1 Canada

250-9990737

Silver Bee Designs

1969 Clamshell Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X6 

250-802-8084

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TasteBuds: Fine Wine with Friends

163 Malaspina Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

250-415-9815

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The Grove Woodworking School

2505 Coho Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-247-0142

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The Orange Chicken Art Studio

900 Colleen Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-247-9756

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The Roundhouse Gallery

481 Berry Point Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

250-325-4231

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