Gabriola Island is known as the Isle of the Arts, and for good reason. This Gulf Island, located a short 25-minute ferry ride from Nanaimo’s downtown, is home to many talented artisans offering creations from jewelry to furniture, ceramics to paintings and sculpture. The 23rd Annual Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour provides the public with a rare opportunity to step into the workshops for more than 80 Isle of the Arts Artisans. Fall in love with, and take home, a unique treasure.
What: Gabriola Island Thanksgiving Studio Tour
When: October 12-14, 2019
Where: Various Artists’ Workshops on Gabriola Island
Access to Gabriola Island is via BC Ferries vessel from Nanaimo’s harbour (downtown). The Ferry schedule and location details can be found here.
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