Preview AFC's "Silent Skies" Mural Live. It's launching at #AFCFestival2018. More

Thank you for joining us at the 8th annual Artists for Conservation Festival (AFC) is a multi-day art and environmental education event, featuring a world-class conservation themed art exhibit with leading international, and regional artists, films, live demos, music and cultural performances. Presented by RE/MAX Agents of Lower Mainland.

The AFC Festival 2018 will be held in conjunction with the 27th International Ornithological Congress (IOCongress2018) and Vancouver International Bird Festival (VIBF) from August 20 - 25th, 2018. The AFC Festival will run from August 22 - August 25th, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. AFC is the official visual art partner to the IOCongress2018.

AFC's "Silent Skies" mural project is a collaborative mural project created by AFC member artists around the globe. The 100-ft super-mural featuring all 678 endangered species of bird will be unveiled at the #AFCFestival2018 Exhibit Opening Reception on August 22, 2018. Learn more.

 

 

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

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...
21 Jun 2018
Vancouver, BC CANADA - June 15, 2018 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that a mosaic of no fewer than 72 artworks are featured on...
10 May 2018
Vancouver, BC CANADA - May 9, 2018 - This August, internationally acclaimed Kenyan artist, Guy Combes will be recognized for his conservation...
23 Apr 2018
Vancouver, BC CANADA - April 23, 2018 - Artists for Conservation is thrilled to announce 200 spectacular artworks by 154 exceptional artists from 16...
01 Sep 2017
Vancouver, BC CANADA - Sept 1, 2017  - Internationally recognized Canadian artist Mark Hobson has been chosen to receive the Artists for...

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

PAST EVENTS

AFC Festival 2017
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
9 Nov - 13 Nov, 2017
Vancouver, BC, Canada

AFC Touring Exhibit
Lanwan Art Museum in Lanwan Eco Art Park
4 Aug - 30 Sept, 2017
Qingdao City, China

 

 

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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