Don’t forget your Studio Tour Passport!

Join in on the Passport fun and enter to win a 2-night stay at Surf Lodge, dinner for 2 at The Kitchen, and $100 in Art Bucks (that’s $100 to spend at any Tour artist’s Studio)! To be eligible, you must visit and collect stamps from 20 or more Studios and submit your completed form (as well as the survey information) to any Studio or Tour Central (the Arts Centre at 476 South Rd, V0R1X0).

With 65 studios (and a lot of stamina), you could have 3 chances to win! The Passport is in the Tour brochure!

Peruse the 2017 Studio Tour brochure online!

Visiting Gabriola?

Make sure to check out the artists’ studios while you’re here! Most of them are open year-round by appointment, and they’d love to welcome you into their studios as you visit beautiful Gabriola Island! Have questions? Contact the Gabriola Arts Council! 250-247-7409 or

Speaking of Thanksgiving…

The 2016 20th annual Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour was a success!

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-10-28-04-amHuge thanks to the fabulous 81 Tour artists, the wonderful volunteers and GAC board directors, the very fun and supportive Gabriola community, the sponsors and advertisers, and to the many off-island visitors! We couldn’t have done it without you! Gabriola Island rocks!


Annie Holmes, June Shoemaker, Jules O’Donnell, Gerry Stefanson, Gary Holmes, Sandy White, Mosey Cerminara, Monique Morley, Gary Holdgrafer, Lu Handford, Joy Reeves, Oscar, Reeves, Franz Gigl, Regine Eder, Shawntah Toy, Mike Toy, Carol Martin


Sunset Beach B&B
Woodfire Restaurant & Catering


Village Food Market
Ravenskill Orchards
Arbutus Home & Building Centre
Twin Beaches Gallery
Pier Gallery
Withey’s Water
North Road Sports
Nature Earth Spirit Market
Mad Rona’s Coffee Bar
The Lynch Group
Gabriola Automotive
Hive Emporium
The Haven
Silva Bay Inn
Marigold Theatre
Tinson Point Cuts
Robert’s Place
Surf Pub & Lodge
Gabriola Museum
Island Pharmacy
Carol Martin


Don’t miss this great event on Thursday!

The Rogue Turkey Show!


Saturday, October 8th | 7:00 pm | Gabriola Island Community Hall

A Gabriola Arts Council/Lulu Performing Arts Society Co-production

Join us for an evening of musical thanksgiving and fun in the spirit of the rogue turkeys that roam our island home. In a co-production extravaganza, the Gabriola Arts Council and Lulu Performing Arts have pulled together a (free) range of musicians. Some are well known and loved, others will surprise as their talent emerges from behind  other identities such as  beachcomber, drywaller, marina manager, business owner, and elementary school student.

The lineup includes [more…]