Welcome to the Gabriola Museum

 505 South Road – just up the hill from the ferry





The Gift Shop is CLOSED for the season.

 We feature local Gabriola artists




  Our new 2017 exhibit

Gabriola Inspired! Isle of Many Arts

This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th, a collaboration between the Nanaimo Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.

Upcoming Events

Gabriola Museum AGM

Sunday, February 4, 2018

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Gabriola Arts Centre

You are invited to  the Museum’s 2018 Annual General Meeting, & Special Presentation.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider the Museum President’s Report, the 2017 Financial Statements, and Amended ByLaws, and to elect new Officers Board Members.

The short AGM will be followed by a guest presentation by Jill Yuzwa: DISTINCT PLACE. Gabriola Island: Cultural Sustainability in the Creative Economy



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Latest News

Japanese Settlement Press Release

Gabriola locations among Heritage BC’s newly designated Japanese-Canadian historic sites.

On April 01, BC Minister for Multiculturalism Teresa Wat announced a list of 56 historic sites with significance to Canadians of Japanese descent. They include two locations in Silva Bay – the Sunrise Sawmill and Koyama’s Fishcamp.

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Discover Gabriola’s Historic Places and Stories on Gertie

Raking the hay on Horseshoe Road farm, Gabriola circa 1960. Daniel Lunn Brown (on rake), grandchildren Danna Lynn Brown, Brian Edward Piper, and Leonard Daniel Piper (on horse) “My father, Tim Brown, was born on Gabriola in 1923. In 1919 the Browns came from Scotland...

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