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Main Event: VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver, BC | Sept 27 - 29

Preview Weekend: Maplewood Flats, North Vancouver, BC | Sept 14 - 15

The 2019 Artists for Conservation Festival is a multi-day, nature-themed arts and culture event for all ages. Featuring a wide range of local and international artists the event highlights the natural and cultural heritage of Vancouver's Lower Mainland through a rich program of art exhibits, workshops, musical and cultural performances, First Nations presentations and more. Enjoy a world-class conservation-themed art international art exhibit, music and cultural performances, live art demos and many more exciting activities taking place over the weekend. Presented by RE/MAX Agents of Lower Mainland. 

Main Festival activities will be held at VanDusen Botanical Garden from with additional programming at Maplewood Flats and Delbrook Community Centre in North Vancouver. All indoor programming is free of charge. VanDusen will also host a rich outdoor program with regular garden admission.

Experience the excitement of opening night featuring live music and cocktail reception with the artists on Thursday, September 26th. Purchase tickets

Featuring:

Art Exhibit & Sale

World's top conservation-themed art exhibit

Live Music & Performances

Live music and First Nations cultural performances

Wildlife & Art Demos

Live art demos, youth activities, birds of prey, bears and more...

Films & Special Presentations

Art & Conservation focused films and special presentations.

Latest News

25 Jul 2019
Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 25, 2019 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Kenyan artist and Simon Combes Conservation Award...
25 Jul 2019
Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 25, 2019 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Signature AFC Member, Michelle McCune's painting "Wave...
13 Jul 2019
Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 12, 2019 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the award winners of the twelfth annual AFC...
09 Jul 2019
Vancouver, BC CANADA - July 9, 2019 - Artists for Conservation is thrilled to announce this year's selection of artworks juried into the 2019 AFC...
30 Jun 2018
Vancouver, BC CANADA - June 29, 2018 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the award winners of the tenth annual AFC International...
25 Jun 2018
Vancouver, BC CANADA - June 25, 2018 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Signature AFC Member, James Hough's painting "Times Like...

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AFC Festival 2019
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
27 Sept - 29 Sept, 2019
Vancouver, BC, Canada

PAST EVENTS

AFC Festival 2018
@ Vancouver Convention Centre
Partnership with IOC2018 (International Ornithological Congress)
22 August - 25, 2018
Vancouver, BC, Canada

AFC Festival 2017
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
9 Nov - 13 Nov, 2017
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. 

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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