Schedule

2019 Festival Schedule 

Check back again in Sept for final programs.

The Artists for Conservation Juried International Exhibit and events will be held at the VanDusen Botanical Garden from Sept 27 - 29, 2019.

Admission to the Festival is FREE of charge. Tickets are required on-site to enter the Botanical Gardens.

Join us several preview events leading up. 

September 26th: AFC's Grand Opening Reception & Meet-the-Artists. Advance tickets required. Learn more

Artists for Conservation 2019 Festival Events 

Note: Program and times may change. Please check back closer to the event. 

Time Activity Location
10:00am - 4:00pm

Pacific Coast Portraits Exhibit 
Festival Preview at Maplewood Conservancy - Corrigan Nature House (Free admission)
Art exhibit and sale in partnership with Wild Bird Trust of BC Osprey Festival. 25 artworks by local AFC artists will be featured. The exhibit aims to celebrate bird life and biodiversity in the region and to inform viewers about local bird species and their habitats. 

 

Maplewood Conservation Area, 2645 Dollarton, North Vancouver

Time Activity Location
11:00am - 4:00pm

Festival Preview at Maplewood Conservancy - Corrigan Nature House (Free admission)
Art exhibit featuring local AFC artists, music, and birds of prey.

 

Maplewood Conservation Area, 2645 Dollarton, North Vancouver

Time Activity Location
7:00pm - 10:00pm

EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION  (ticketed)

1

VanDusen Gardens

Time Activity Location
9:00am - 6:00pm Festival, Art Exhibit & Sale 
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm - 5:00pm Birds of Prey (Wildlife Viewing)
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm- 5:00pm Artist Demos (Live Painting & Sculpting)
1

VanDusen Gardens

Time Activity Location
9:00am- 6:00pm Festival, Art Exhibit & Sale 
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm - 5:00pm Live Music Performance 
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm- 5:00pm Artist Demos (Live Painting & Sculpting)
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm- 5:00pm Birds of Prey (Wildlife Viewing)
1

VanDusen Gardens

Time Activity Location
9:00am- 4:00pm Festival, Art Exhibit & Sale
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm - 5:00pm Live Music Performance 
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm - 5:00pm Artist Demos (Live Painting & Sculpting)
1

VanDusen Gardens

1:00pm- 5:00pm Birds of Prey (Wildlife Viewing)
1

VanDusen Gardens

12:00pm - 5:00pm First Nations Woodcarving Demo
1

VanDusen Gardens

5:00pm Festival Closed
1

VanDusen Gardens

 

2018 Program Guide - Featured

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

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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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