April 6-16th 2017. Ten days. Over fifty hands-on creative workshops. Literary evenings. Night Markets. Concerts. Professional Development. And more! You don’t want to miss it.

We are looking for ideas for artsy hands-on workshops you would like to participate in or teach. Is there something specific you’d like to learn? Something you’d like to teach? Submit your ideas!

Each hands-on workshop is designed to ensure that we walk away with new insight into a new creative or cultural medium. At its core, and with an affordable, accessible, educational and diverse base, the Isle of the Arts Festival builds audiences, hires artists and shares ideas.

Discover our most artistic and creative selves at the Isle of the Arts Festival, with dozens of workshops and events to help us enjoy, celebrate, and explore arts and culture.

Please email with your ideas: alina@artsgabriola.ca

If you know of a workshop you’d like to propose, please fill out the following information and send it to alina@artsgabriola.ca:
Workshop Title:
Description (under 75 words):
Age restriction:
Bio (under 75 words in third person):
Materials participants will need to bring (lunch? scissors? etc):
Materials to buy (include cost and location of material – we cover the cost. This must be as accurate as possible, as we may not cover more than agreed upon):
Max # of participants:
Whether you have taught or presented before:

Please also submit a high-res image of yourself.

Please note, all workshop proposals may not be accepted. Final decisions will be made by early December. Take note of the dates of the festival. if there are any dates you’re not available during that time, please not it in your proposal. 

Deadline for proposals is November 2016.