Exhibit Opening Reception

The 2020 Festival Opens Soon...

Due to COVID-19, we will not be hosting an opening reception for 2020. Please do join us during our public hours at VanDusen Botanican Garden and online for virtual programming.



VanDusen Botanical Garden | October 1-4, 2020 | 11am-5pm

and ONLINE at www.ArtistsForConservation.org/festival


Thank you for joining us! 


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

Maplewood Conservancy is located at: 2649 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver

Festival activities start at 11am daily (Oct 1-4) and are free with regular admission to VanDusen Botanical Garden. Advanced tickets required.

Buy Tickets


  • Art Exhibit 
  • Live Art Demos
  • Music and Performances
  • Live Birds of Prey
  • Guided Nature Walks

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




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AFC Festival 2020
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
1 Oct - 4 Oct, 2020
Vancouver, BC, Canada

AFC Festival 2020 (Preview)
@ Maplewood Conservancy
19 Sept - 20 Sept, 2020
North 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. 

Visit: artistsforconservation.org 

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