Exhibit Opening Reception

2019 ARTISTS FOR CONSERVATION FESTIVAL

 EXHIBIT & SALE OPENING RECEPTION

Thursday, September 26th, 2019 | 7pm-10pm

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You're invited to a unique annual event - Artists for Conservation's 2019 Exhibit Opening Reception at VanDusen Botanical Garden in Vancouver, BC. 

Experience the lively atmosphere of the opening night on Thursday, September 26th with over 40 internationally renowned wildlife and nature artists visting from near and far. Be the first to see AFC's annual juried "International Exhibit of Nature in Art" - one of the world's premier nature-inspired art exhibits with partial sales proceeds supporting conservation.

All original artwork is for sale with at least 40% of the proceeds supporting conservation and education programs worldwide.

Celebrate Simon Combes Conservation Award winner. Watch the Raptor Quick Sketch, featuring painting of live birds of prey models. Proceeds of the sketches will support of AFC's environmental education program. 

Tickets are $75 per person.

​Ticket includes reception admission and 1 complimentary beverage (wine/beer or non-alcoholic) and hors d'oevres. Cash bar will be available.

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Guest Testimonials:

"Outstanding Art" |  “Amazing event. Way to go.”  | “Moved to passion.”  |   “A tough act to follow again.”  |  "The artists are so passionate about conservation." | “A beautiful and inspiring evening."   | "The quick sketch with live birds is spectular" |  "What an inspiring evening!” |  "Breathtaking Mural" |  "I love attending this event every year."  | "World-class art and music"

If you are interested in becoming a patron, sponsor or donor, please email us at festivalinfo[@]artistsforconservation.org. 

 

Photo credits: Paul Moldovanos

 

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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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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