Full house at Canadian Premiere Screening of “This is Your Ocean: Sharks”

Dr. Guy Harvey, who yesterday received the Simon Combes Award for Conservation, the highest recognition that AFC awards to a member artist, gave a special introduction of the Canadian Premiere screening of his documentary film "This is Your Ocean: Sharks." The Theatre in the Sky was packed. If you missed the premier, you'll have a few more chances to see the film on Thur, Nov 10, 7:15pm, Sat, Nov 12, 4:00pm, and Sun, Nov 13 at 3:00pm.

Today was even busier at the AFC Festival with more curiosity from visitors, including lots of hikers, taking part in touring the art exhibit, art demos, and taking in the lectures that ranged from presentations on African wild dogs, to freshwater seals of Baikal Russia, to the diversity of the Galapagos.

This is Your Ocean: Sharks - Official Trailer from George Schellenger on Vimeo.

Festival Highlights

VanDusen Botanical Garden is located at:

5151 Oak Street Vancouver BC V6M 4H1

Admission to AFC Festival is free of charge.  Admission is required for the Botanical Garden.

  • Art Exhibit
  • Youth Silent Skies Mural
  • Live Artist Demos
  • Live Wildlife Encounters
  • Music and Performances

  • Art Exhibit & Expo
  • Nature & Birding Expo
  • Silent Skies Mural
  • Live Art Demos
  • Music and Performances
  • Watch Films
  • Special Presentations

  • Fill the register form

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

 

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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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