Tour in Motion!

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