Preview AFC's "Silent Skies" Mural Live. It's launching at #AFCFestival2018. More

Join us for the 8th annual Artists for Conservation Festival (AFC) is a multi-day art and environmental education event, featuring a world-class conservation themed art exhibit with leading international, and regional artists, films, live painting demos, music and cultural performances. Presented by RE/MAX Western Canada.

The AFC Festival 2018 will be held in conjunction with the 27th International Ornithological Congress (IOCongress2018) and Vancouver International Bird Festival (VIBF) from August 20 - 25th, 2018. The AFC Festival will run from August 22 - August 25th, 2018 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. AFC is the official visual art partner to the IOCongress2018.

AFC's "Silent Skies" mural project is a collaborative mural project created by AFC member artists around the globe. The 100-ft super-mural featuring all 678 endangered species of bird will be unveiled at the #AFCFestival2018 and IOCongress opening on August 20, 2018. Learn more.

Attention Teachers! Sign up to participate in AFC's Silent Skies Student Mural Project at #AFCFestival2018 in August 2018, Vancouver, BC. Learn more

 

Featuring:

Art Exhibit & Sale

World's top conservation-themed art exhibit

Live Music & Performances

Live music and First Nations cultural performances

Wildlife & Art Demos

Live art demos, youth activities, birds of prey, bears and more...

Films & Special Presentations

Art & Conservation focused films and special presentations.

Latest News

10 May 2018
Vancouver, BC CANADA - May 9, 2018 - This August, internationally acclaimed Kenyan artist, Guy Combes will be recognized for his conservation...
01 Sep 2017
Vancouver, BC CANADA - Sept 1, 2017  - Internationally recognized Canadian artist Mark Hobson has been chosen to receive the Artists for...
01 Sep 2017
Vancouver, BC., CANADA – August 18, 2017 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is proud to announce the list of 2017 exhibiting artists accepted into the...
26 Aug 2017
Vancouver, BC CANADA - August 26, 2017 - Artists for Conservation (AFC) is pleased to announce the award winners of the tenth annual AFC Exhibit to...
15 Aug 2017
Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 15, 2017 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that American artist Jerry Ragg's painting "Dual Pursuit",...
15 Aug 2017
Vancouver, BC CANADA - Aug 15, 2017 - Artists for Conservation is pleased to announce that Signature AFC Member, Caroline Brooks painting "Targeted...

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

PAST EVENTS

AFC Festival 2017
@ VanDusen Botanical Garden
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Vancouver, BC, Canada

AFC Touring Exhibit
Lanwan Art Museum in Lanwan Eco Art Park
4 Aug - 30 Sept, 2017
Qingdao City, China

 

 

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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