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.

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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.

 

Whalebone Studio

1616 Whalebone Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5 

250-247-8256

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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.

Moonshine Studio

525 Berry Point Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

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Paprika Studio & Gallery

4-480 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X0 

250-325-1315

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Paradise Island Alpaca Farm

785 North Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X3 

250-247-9102

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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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Stephen Cole Fine Art

650 Wildwood Crescent
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X4 Canada

250-668-9720

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Tammy Hudgeon Studio

1790 Seymour Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X6 

250-247-0104

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TasteBuds: Fine Wine with Friends

163 Malaspina Drive
Gabriola, British Columbia V0R 1X1 Canada

2504159815

The Grove Woodworking School and Tony Grove Art

2505 Coho Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X7 

250-247-0142

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The Roundhouse Gallery

481 Berry Point Road
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X1 

250-325-4231

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Thistle

799 Alder Way
Gabriola Island, British Columbia V0R 1X5 Canada

2506166520

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Twilight Radio Theatre


Gabriola, British Columbia Canada

250-247-7314 (Main)

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Vancouver Island Regional Library

5-575 North Road
Gabriola, British Columbia V0R 1X3 Canada

250-247-7878

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Veritas Silver Designs

1275 Hamlet Rd
Gabriola Island , BC V0R 1X7  Canada

2502470100

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Whalebone Studio

1616 Whalebone Drive
Gabriola, BC V0R 1X5 

250-247-8256

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