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Current and Upcoming Events:


To Be Announced



Past Events:

HIWEST (to honour) First Nations Artist Forum

Thursday, June 16, 2011
5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion at 7 p.m.
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
1040 Moss Street

Visual artist and moderator France Trépanier will be joined by First Nations artists Rande Cook, Butch Dick, Darlene Gait, Tony Hunt Jr., Dylan Thomas, and special guest Steven Loft, former Aboriginal Curator of the National Gallery of Canada, for a panel discussion at 7 p.m.

Learn what inspires these artists and hear the stories behind their art.

  Hiwest First Nations Artist Forum

Congratulations to the winners of the Onemoon contests


  Congratulations to the winners of the Onemoon contests


Barbara Hager films an interview during filming of a segment of The New Canoe featuring the art work of Darlene Gait as a Canadian aboriginal artist in her showroom at One Moon Gallery.

Program aired on APTN and
A-Channel in September and October 2008.

  The New Canoe Program


July 28 - August 10, 2008

During the successful summer indigenous games hosted by the Cowichan Tribes in Duncan, BC, First Nations artists and artisans sold an outstanding array of carvings, paintings and jewellry and celebrated the successes of highly skilled First Nations athletes from across the continent who participated in a full schedule of team sports such as canoe racing and softball, and individual competitions from archery to wrestling.

Darlene's paintings and art cards were on display for two weeks at the Tribal Journeys event and NAIG Cultural Village.


  North American Indigenous Games


Child & Family Services
Book and CD launch

April 12, 2008

Darlene presents British Columbia's Lieutenant-Governor Steven Point with her painting The Wishing Fountain.

  Surrounded by Cedar

February 23, 24, 2008
12:00 to 4:00 pm

Darlene demonstrates her work in the One Moon Gallery and unveils new paintings.

  Meet the Artist

Oct 20/21 2007

Coast Salish, Cowichan, Kwakwaka'wakw, and Haida artists from across BC came and displayed their art in the Esquimalt Big House. The Tsinqua Dancers and Yellow Wolf singers performed and sang.

  Spirit of Fall

Grand Opening April 21st 2007

Our Grand Opening was attended by over 120 people, including Chief Andy Thomas, the Mayor of Esquimalt, the Mayor of View Royal, as well as many family and friends, art lovers and the curious.

The Mayors and Chief Thomas all spoke, wishing Darlene well and acknowledging the hard work that went into making the gallery a reality.

Darlene shared a bit about herself as an artist, and shared the meaning or inspiration behind a number of paintings.

  Grand Opening

Ed and Dan

Totem Raising February 17th, 2007

Our first public welcome, where the One Moon Gallery doors were open to the public. Over 120 people were there to see the Sinqua Dancers and family friend Lou honour two artists: Darlene, as well as Doug LaFortune, the carver of the pole that stands outside our gallery.

  Totem Raising


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