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

Admission to AFC Festival (indoor programs) is free of charge.  Admission is required for outdoor programs in the Botanical Garden. Admission is free for all programming at Maplewood Conservancy.

  • 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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