Grand Opening Reception


Experience an intimate evening with internationally renowned wildlife and nature artists. Get a first glimpse at the world's top nature-inspired art exhibit while enjoying fine wine, food, live music, and AFC's signature opening night activity - the Raptor Quick Sketch. Celebrate nature's beauty with the artists, purchase new original artwork or show your support at the silent auction. 40% of all artwork sales support conservation programs worldwide.

​Many exhibiting artists will be in attendance, including internationally acclaimed artists, Robert Bateman and Guy Coheleach.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

7:00pm - 10:00pm  
Grouse Mountain, Vancouver, B.C


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Guest Testimonials:

“Amazing event. Way to go.”    |     “Moved to passion.”   |   “A tough act to follow again.”   |   “A beautiful and inspiring evening.   |  What an inspiring evening!”

If you are interested in donating to our silent auction, please email us at festivalinfo[@] 


Thank you for joining us! If you missed it, we're touring to Arizona Sonora Dessert Museum, Tuscon, AZ from Dec 3 - Feb 12, 2016. Details here.



Festival Highlights

Grouse Mountain is located at:

6400 Nancy Greene Way
North Vancouver, BC V7R 4K9
Phone: (604) 980-9311

Most festival activities complimentary with Grouse Mountain admissions ticket. 

  • Adult: $33.95 (1 day pass)
  • Adult: $46.95 (3-day pass)
  • Senior: $30.95 
  • Youth: $21.95 
  • Child: $13.95
  • Family: $82.95 (2 adults/2 child or youth)

Discounted passes available for online purchase only. . Discount passes not available at Grouse Mountain.

  • Button Making
  • Mural
  • Artist Demos
  • Wildlife Encounters
  • Films
  • Nature Walk

  • Art Exhibit
  • Live Art Demos
  • Live Music
  • VIP Reception
  • Films
  • Presentations

  • Fill the register form

  • Sponsor
  • Buy Art
  • Silent Auction
  • Buy a Book



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North Vancouver, BC, Canada

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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.

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