Schedule

The AFC Festival is returning to Vancouver this fall from November 9 - 13, 2017 to a new venue, VanDusen Botanical Garden.

2017 Festival Schedule 

The AFC Exhibit and events will be held at the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre. In addition, there will be a special evening preview event on Saturday, October 21 at Blueshore Theatre, Capilano University.

Time Activity Location
7:00pm - 10:00pm
PREVIEW LECTURE EVENING (registration required)
 Capilano U. Blueshore Theatre

Time Activity Location
7:00pm.- 10:00pm GRAND OPENING RECEPTION (tickets required)
VanDusen Botanical Garden

Time Activity Location
10:00am.- 4:00pm Gallery open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
10:00pm - 4:00pm Films open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden

Time Activity Location
10:00am.- 4:00pm Gallery open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
10:00pm - 4:00pm Films open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
11:00pm - 12:00pm Welcome ceremony & drumming
VanDusen Botanical Garden
1:00pm - 4:00pm First Nations Carving Demo
VanDusen Botanical Garden
12:00pm - 4:00pm Craft Tables
VanDusen Botanical Garden
12:00pm - 4:00pm Artist Demos "Live Painting & Sculpting"
VanDusen Botanical Garden
12:00pm - 4:00pm Live Music
VanDusen Botanical Garden
1:00pm - 4:00pm Birds of Prey
VanDusen Botanical Garden
1:30pm - 2:30pm Lectures/Presentations VanDusen Botanical Garden

Time Activity Location
10:00am- 4:00pm Gallery open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
10:00pm - 4:00pm Films open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
1:00pm - 4:00pm First Nations Carving Demo
VanDusen Botanical Garden
12:00pm - 4:00pm Craft Tables
VanDusen Botanical Garden
12:00pm - 4:00pm Artist Demos "Live Painting & Sculpting"
VanDusen Botanical Garden
12:00pm - 4:00pm Live Music
VanDusen Botanical Garden
1:00pm - 4:00pm Birds of Prey
VanDusen Botanical Garden
1:30pm - 2:30pm Lectures/Presentations VanDusen Botanical Garden

Time Activity Location
10:00am.- 4:00pm Gallery open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
10:00pm - 4:00pm Films open for public viewing
VanDusen Botanical Garden
4:00pm  Festival Closed  

 

2016 Program Guide (Past)

 
 

Festival Highlights

VanDusen Botanical Garden is located at:

5251 Oak Street,
Vancouver, BC V6M 4H1
Phone: (604) 980-9311

Most festival activities complimentary with VDBG admissions ticket. 

  • Adult (19-64) $8.00
  • Senior (65+) $5.50
  • Youth (13-18) $5.50
  • Child (4-12) $4.25
  • Family (2 adults + 2 children under 19) $16.75
  • Children 3 and younger Free
  • VDBG Members Free

  • Crafts
  • 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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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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