Top 10 Reasons to Visit the AFC Festival

There are ten great reasons to visit the Artists for Conservation Festival at Grouse Mountain - the Peak of Vancouver - between November 5 - 13th.

  1. MEET Robert Bateman and see the unveiling of a new painting created for the festival. 
  2. EXPERIENCE and CELEBRATE nature and art at one of Vancouver's most spectacular destinations 
  3. ENJOY the world's top nature art exhibit for conservation 
  4. RUB ELBOWS with some of the world's most recognized artists 
  5. HEAR about art adventures from all 4 corners of the globe 
  6. SEE some of the world's foremost artists demonstrating their artform 
  7. LISTEN to lectures by leading artists and naturalists 
  8. LEARN about wildlife and habitat conservation through art  
  9. BUY an original painting by a top artist (price range from $500 - $50,000) 
  10. BE THE FIRST to see a new documentary adventure series on the art of conservation.

The AFC Festival will be open daily from 9am to 10pm from November 5 to 12, 2011. 

Be sure to check the AFC Festival schedule for detailed events information.

While the AFC festival is free of charge, Grouse Mountain SkyRide admissions apply.

Festival Highlights

VanDusen Botanical Garden is located at: 5151 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1

Maplewood Conservancy is located at: 2649 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver

Festival activities start at 11am daily (Oct 1-4) and are free with regular admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden. Advanced tickets required.

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  • Art Exhibit 
  • Live Art Demos
  • Music and Performances
  • Live Birds of Prey
  • Guided Nature Walks

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




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Next Event

AFC Festival 2020
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
1 Oct - 4 Oct, 2020
Vancouver, BC, Canada

AFC Festival 2020 (Preview)
@ Maplewood Conservancy
19 Sept - 20 Sept, 2020
North Vancouver, BC, Canada


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. 


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