Malaspina Galleries c. 1920

Events

with the Gabriola Museum

Join us for community events, talks, tours and fundraisers

Upcoming Museum Events

Wild Child Tie Dye

Friday, August 23, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Time for some tie-dye fun! Learn all about hippie life and culture on the island. Bring your own white cotton t-shirt to dye  at the Gabriola Museum.

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Beach Quest at Drumbeg Provincial Park

Saturday, August 17, 2024 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us at low tide for games and activities and learn about the ecosystems of the inter-tidal zone. Hunt for treasure, examine wildlife and discover tide pools!

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Walk on the Wild Side with GROWLS

Friday, August 16, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn about local wildlife on Gabriola. Listen to a presentation from GROWLS and participate in games and art activities at the Gabriola Museum.

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Story Café with Susan Yates, Storyteller

Friday, August 9, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us at the Museum for storytelling by Islands Trust Trustee Susan Yates!

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Wild Child Tie Dye

Friday, July 26, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Time for some tie-dye fun! Learn all about hippie life and culture on the island. Bring your own white cotton t-shirt to dye  at the Gabriola Museum.

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Beach Quest at Descanso Bay Park & Campground

Saturday, July 20, 2024 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join us at low tide for games and activities and learn about the ecosystems of the inter-tidal zone. Hunt for treasure, examine wildlife and discover tide pools!

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Walk on the Wild Side with GROWLS

Friday, July 19, 2024 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Learn about local wildlife on Gabriola. Listen to a presentation from GROWLS and participate in games and art activities at the Gabriola Museum.

Register below or phone 250-247-9987.

Maximum number of participants: 12
Cost: All programs cost $5.00 per participant (or sliding scale)

Past Museum Events

2024

Story Café with Susan Yates, Storyteller

Friday, July 12, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Celebrate Canada Day

Monday, July 1, 2024 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Celebrate National Indigenous Peoples Day

Saturday, June 22, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Northwest Passage Presentation

Sunday, April 28, 2024 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Cruise at the Muse

Saturday, April 27, 2024 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Earth Day Bingo & Crafts

Saturday, April 20, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

2024 AGM

Sunday, March 24, 2024 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Family Day at the Museum

Family Day at the Museum

Monday, February 19, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

2023

Our Gift to You

Sunday, December 10, 2023 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Trivia Night - Fall Fundraiser

Saturday, November 4, 2023 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Saturday, September 30, 2023 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Telling Island Stories 2023 - Museum Historical Tour

Telling Island Stories 2023 - Museum Historical Tour

Saturday, September 9, 2023 - Sunday, September 10, 2023 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

BeachQuest - Drumbeg Provincial Park

Thursday, August 24, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plant ID and leaf rubbings/art

Wednesday, August 23, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Walk on the Wild Side

Wednesday, August 16, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Astrophysics Talk and Stargazing Night

Saturday, August 12, 2023 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

BeachQuest - Descanso Bay Regional Park & Campground

Thursday, August 10, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tie-Dye

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Working with artifacts to create a timeline of Gabriola History

Wednesday, August 2, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Foodweb Game: Predator/prey

Wednesday, July 26, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Beading and storytelling

Wednesday, July 19, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

BeachQuest - Brickyard Beach

Thursday, July 13, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Plant ID and leaf rubbings/art

Plant ID and leaf rubbings/art

Wednesday, July 12, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Re-storying Canada Day

Re-storying Canada Day

Saturday, July 1, 2023 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

National Indigenous Peoples Day

National Indigenous Peoples Day

Sunday, June 18, 2023 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

McRae bench dedication

McRae bench dedication

Saturday, May 20, 2023 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CCCU Barbeque Fundraiser

CCCU Barbeque Fundraiser

Friday, May 19, 2023 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Earth Day

Earth Day

Saturday, April 22, 2023 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Art and Adventures of Doug Harrison

The Art and Adventures of Doug Harrison

Thursday, April 20, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Trivia Night

Trivia Night

Saturday, April 15, 2023 7:00 pm

Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting

Sunday, March 26, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Inca Trail Marathon

The Inca Trail Marathon

Thursday, March 23, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Launch of Gabriola Island Pandemic Stories

Launch of Gabriola Island Pandemic Stories

Sunday, March 19, 2023 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

new date - Gabriola Groundwater, A talk by Steve Usher

new date - Gabriola Groundwater, A talk by Steve Usher

Thursday, March 9, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Across Alone: One Man, One Canoe, One Country

Across Alone: One Man, One Canoe, One Country

Wednesday, January 18, 2023 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

2022

Film screening and book launch for Vanninis' In the Name of Wild

Film screening and book launch for Vanninis' In the Name of Wild

Wednesday, November 23, 2022 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day)

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day)

Friday, September 30, 2022 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Telling Island Stories - Museum Historical Tour 2022

Telling Island Stories - Museum Historical Tour 2022

Saturday, September 10, 2022 - Sunday, September 11, 2022 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Walk on the Wild Side

Walk on the Wild Side

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Celebrate Canada Day

Celebrate Canada Day

Friday, July 1, 2022 11:00 am - 4:00 pm