Schedule

2018 Festival Schedule 

The Artists for Conservation Juried International Exhibit and events will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre from August 22 - 25th. 

Join us for the Vancouver Bird Festival (VBF) events leading up. 

August 20th: Birds on Prade - Grand opening parade along the seawall will be held in Vancouver’s beautiful Coal Harbour. Birds on stilts! Bird puppets! Bird flags and Bird choruses, representing and celebrating local and migratory birds from our communities. 2 pm to 4 pm, begins at Coal Harbour and will make it's way along the seawall to Jack Poole Plaza (at the Vancouver Convention Centre). http://birdsonparade.com/

August 21st: Sign-up for VBF field trips to great birding and nature locations in Vancouver. Learn more

August 22nd: AFC's Opening Reception. Advance tickets required. Learn more

Artists for Conservation 2018 Festival events. 

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

Time Activity Location
6:00pm - 9:00pm

GRAND OPENING RECEPTION (ticketed)

1

Van. Convention Centre

Time Activity Location
12:00pm - 6:00pm Exhibit, Expo and films open for public viewing
1

Van. Convention Centre

12:30pm - 1:00pm Public Welcome & Silent Skies Mural Unveiling
1

Van. Convention Centre

12:00pm - 7:00pm Live Music, Birds of Prey
1

Van. Convention Centre

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

Van. Convention Centre

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

Van. Convention Centre

Time Activity Location
12:00pm- 6:00pm Exhibit, Expo and films open for public viewing
1

Van. Convention Centre

12:00pm - 6:00pm Live Music, Birds of Prey
1

Van. Convention Centre

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

Van. Convention Centre

1:00pm- 4:00pm Birds of Prey (Wildlife Viewing)
1

Van. Convention Centre

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

Van. Convention Centre

Time Activity Location
10:00am- 6:00pm Exhibit, Expo and films open for public viewing
1

Van. Convention Centre

11:00am - 12:00pm Public Welcome Ceremony with First Nations Performance 
3

VCC Plaza (Outdoors)

12:00am - 2:00pm Drumming Workshop (Drop-in)
3

VCC Plaza (Outdoors)

12:00pm - 6:00pm Live Music, Birds of Prey
1

Van. Convention Centre

12:00pm - 5:00pm Kids Craft Tables
1

Van. Convention Centre

12:00pm - 5:00pm Artist Demos (Live Painting & Sculpting)
1

Van. Convention Centre

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

Van. Convention Centre

1:00pm - 3:00pm Lectures/Presentations
1

Van. Convention Centre

6:00pm Festival Closed
1

Van. Convention Centre

 

Festival Highlights

Vancouver Convention Centre is located at:

1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

Most festival activities complimentary with admissions ticket. 

  • TBD

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

  • Art Exhibit
  • Silent Skies Mural
  • Live Art Demos
  • Live Music
  • VIP Reception
  • Films
  • Special Presentations

  • Fill the register form

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

 

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AFC Festival 2018
@ Vancouver Convention Centre
Partnership with IOC2018 (International Ornithological Congress)
22 August - 25, 2018
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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