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Isle of the Arts Festival 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Victoria, B.C. and Vancouver Island
Dates and Times:
April 17-27, 12:00-12:00AM; (See website for complete schedule.)

Discover your most artistic and creative self at the Isle of the Arts Festival, with more than 40 workshops and events to help you enjoy, celebrate and explore arts and culture. Fibre arts, theatre arts, painting, printmaking, poetry and more!

Each hands-on workshop is designed to ensure that you walk away with new insight into a new creative or cultural medium, and you might also take home something you created yourself!

Artists: You won’t want to miss The Artist’s Toolkit–a day-long collection of professional development sessions developed just for you! The Gabriola Chamber of Commerce is co-sponsoring this event, fulfilling their mandate of providing tools to help local businesses (that’s you, artists!) thrive.

The full list of workshops include:
poetry, animal portraits, painting with acrylics, jewelery making, blogging, screen printing, quilt-making, photography, cob plaster, astrology, making driftwood furniture, free-expression painting, drawing with pastels, hand-drawn animation, mushroom cultivation, printmaking without a press, prop-building, memoir writing, sewing, singing, acting, embroidery and even more!

Don't miss the opening night event -- a reading by acclaimed writer Patrick Lane, with poet Allan Brown and blues diva Dinah D.
Venue Information
Main Village Area  
Gabriola Island 
Zip Code:
V0R 1X1  
250- 247-7409  
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