Explore & Engage
The island is home to a high density of artists and a diverse community that welcomes you throughout the year for festivals, weekly events, workshops, classes, retreats, and guided adventures.
Whether you’re attending a weekend retreat focused on self-discovery, learning how to make your own cheese, or apprenticing with master builders, Gabriola is the ideal place for expanding your horizons.
Free Spirit Gallery
Clothing Shopping Gifts Arts & Culture Tours, Workshops and Farm Visits
Free Spirit Studio Gallery & Shop acknowledges with gratitude that we are on the traditional and unceded territory of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. Free Spirit Gallery Studio Shop is an art space on beautiful Gabriola Island showcasing local contemporary art and goods from emerging to established artists on Gabriola and across BC. Representing over 50 different artists and artisans - 85% Gabriola and 15% local BC. We aim to be a space for people to come and immerse themselves in a creative space for creating, collecting and appreciating visual arts. Check out our website under classes to see what art classes or workshops are being offered or organize a private class! We are located right across from the new Gabriola skatepark! PLAY. CREATE. EXPLORE.