RE/MAX Returns as Title Sponsor for 2017 Festival

Vancouver, BC., CANADA - June 30, 2017 - AFC is pleased to announce that leading international real estate agency, RE/MAX will return as Title Sponsor for the 2017 International Artists for Conservation Festival.

AFC President Jeffrey Whiting explains: "We're thrilled to be aligned with RE/MAX again to present the third Artists for Conservation Festival in North Vancouver this fall. In addition to RE/MAX's geographic reach, their corporate values and commitment to  community, education and environment, are a wonderful match with AFC. RE/MAX's support and that of the RE/MAX Lower Mainland Advertising Committee, represents a critical part of our ability to offer this unique world class event." With associates in over 40 locations throughout the Lower Mainland, RE/MAX is the global leader in real estate sales and one of the world's most recognizable brands. Visit remax.ca for more information.

This year marks the 6th annual Artists for Conservation (AFC) Festival. The 5-day community-based event will bring out leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world, immersing visitors in art and nature through workshops, film, and a world's top conservation-themed art exhibit of 90 original paintings and sculptures. All artwork sales benefit conservation. It's a unique opportunity for public to engage with inspiring master artists from around the world, learn about conservation issues through a series of informative events and support conservation.

The Artists for Conservation Festival opens to public on November 9, 2017 through November 13 at VanDusen Botanican Gardens in Vancouver. A special ticketed preview of the exhibit, and a chance to meet the artists, will be held on November 9 at the same venue. Festival programming is included with VanDusen admission tickets. For detailed Festival information, program schedule and special festival admission passes, visit www.artistsforconservation.org/festival.

About Artists for Conservation
Artists for Conservation (AFC) is the world's leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world's most gifted nature artists from 27 countries, across five continents. Dedicated to nurture, promote and leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; and Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC's annual flagship initiative to showcase, support and further these programs. For more information, visit http://www.artistsforconservation.org.

About RE/MAX
From a single office that opened in 1973 in Denver, Colo., RE/MAX has grown into a global real estate network of franchisee-owned and -operated offices with nearly 90,000 Sales Associates. Those agents constitute the world's most productive real estate sales force. Through their efforts, they've made it possible to say that nobody in the world sells more real estate than RE/MAX. With associates in over 40 locations throughout the Lower Mainland, RE/MAX has the right agent to satisfy your residential or commercial real estate needs. Visit remax.ca to help find an agent that is right for you.

 

 

 

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Vancouver Convention Centre is located at:

1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

Admission to AFC Festival includes the IOCongress Nature & Birding Expo & Vancouver International Bird Festival.  

  • Day Tickets: Adult $10, Youth (age under 16) $5, Family (2 Adults, 2 Youth) $20

  • Week Passes: Adult $20, Youth $10, Family $40

    Purchase your tickets online or at the event.

  • Art Exhibit
  • Youth Silent Skies Mural
  • Kids Crafts 
  • Live Artist Demos
  • Live Wildlife Encounters
  • Music and Performances

  • Art Exhibit & Expo
  • Nature & Birding Expo
  • Silent Skies Mural
  • Live Art Demos
  • Music and Performances
  • Watch Films
  • Special Presentations

  • Fill the register form

  • Come to the Festival
  • Spread the Word
  • Purchase a Bird Mural
  • Buy Orginal Art
  • Make a Donation
  • Buy an AFC Book
  • Volunteer
  • Sponsor the Event

 

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About Us

Artists for Conservation is a Canada-based international non-profit, with a mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through art that celebrates nature. 

Through international art exhibits, collaborative art-science expeditions, festivals, awards and online initiatives, AFC informs and inspires the public to conserve our natural heritage. Among its membership, AFC serves to foster artistic excellence and empower passionate artists as effective ambassadors for the environment. 

Visit: artistsforconservation.org 

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