Tour in Motion!

Registration for Studio Tour 2018

Registration for the 2018 Studio Tour is now open!

Early Bird Deadline: 5pm, Dec 1, 2017

Final Deadline: 5pm, Jan 12, 2018


You can register on line by clicking below. You can also download a form to print and drop off at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre.

Please get in touch with Mitch at with any questions.

Artist Registration 2018

Tour Planning Meeting

The Tour planning meeting is Monday night, Oct 23, at 6:30 at the Arts Centre! If you are an artist on the Tour or have an interest in being an artist on the Tour and want to hear a bit more about the inner workings, please come! We’ll be going over how it all went and future plans. See you there!

Here’s a link to the Tour brochure.

Peruse the 2017 Studio Tour brochure online!

Tour Kick-Off Soirée!

See you there this Thursday at 6:30!

Presenting… “Gabriola in the City!’

Many of the Gabriola Tour artists will land in Nanaimo at Charcoal – Eclectic Artisan Emporium and Henna Lounge as a preview to the Gabriola Studio Tour!
The opening reception is September 25 from 6-9pm, where there will be a wine bar, hor d’oeuvres, and live music, with time to mingle with the artists and art lovers.
Don’t miss this chance to see Gabriola Island strut their stuff off the rock, and find island art to fill your heart and home.
The show runs September 25-October 15, 2017
at Charcoal: Eclectic Artisan Emporium and Henna Lounge
309 Wesley Street, Old City Quarter, Nanaimo
​Presented by Charcoal Artist Emporium and the Gabriola Arts Council​

Bus for Studio Tour now available!

Don’t want to drive on Studio Tour weekend? Want to share the Tour experience with a group of friends and neighbours? Want to cut down on carbon emissions? Take Gertie on Tour!

Gertie has made a random selection of artists’ studios on Saturday — and for $25 you can hop on Gertie and be driven to each studio, have 20-25 minutes to browse and shop, and then hop on the bus to the next studio.

For information or to register, email

The studios are:

Saturday — 10 am to 1:00 pm:

No. 48 — Caroline James Fine Art Studio
No. 49 — Tammy Hudgeon Studio
No. 52 — Gabriola Studio (5 artists at one studio!)
No. 58 — Modern Bohemian Design/Thistle
No. 60 — Indian Summer Leather Design
No. 61 — 1935 Murray Road