Gabriola Historical and Museum Society

Telling Island Stories

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Gabriola Museum

Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting

Sunday, March 26, 2023

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Speaker: Tobi Elliott on her Masters Research Project Walking in Truth:  Unsettling, Decolonizing, and Learning Relational Ways of Being for Key Organizations on Gabriola Island

A 2023 membership is required to vote.

Renew your membership today in person or on our website

The Art and Adventures of Doug Harrison

Thursday, April 20, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Gabriola Golf Club

Explore the working west coast through the personal account of Doug Harrison.

From his time as a young boy growing up in logging camps in the Alberni Valley to managing the MacMillan Bloedel Operations on Haida Gwaii, Doug has many a story to tell of the fascinating and resilient people who worked and lived on the west coast.

It is the scenes of everyday working life on the west coast that inspired Doug to pick up a paint brush and capture a way of life almost forgotten. Hear tales of adventure and see them brought to life in Doug’s art.

Admission by donation
Doors open at 6:30

Congratulations Susan Brown

Congratulations to the winner of the Gabriola Museum Pet Portrait Raffle

Susan Brown of Gabriola (seated) pictured here with her cat, William, who will soon have his portrait painted by Gabriola artist Devon Featherstone (standing).

The Gabriola Museum would like to give a big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the Raffle in support of our education programs. An extra big thank you to Devon for her artistry and generous support!

Raffle: Pet Portrait Painted by Devon Featherstone

Win a portrait of your pet painted by Devon in this Museum fundraiser!

Tickets on sale Aug 6th at Devon’s Art Show
(GAHC Hall, Aug 6/7, 11 am – 4 pm)

& the Museum
(Wed-Sat 11 am – 4 pm)

Draw Sept 11th

(Chances are 1 in 510 (total tickets for sale).
BC Gaming Licence #135112)

All proceeds to Gabriola Museum education programs

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