Artists for Conservation Festival
When: 2017 dates TBA
Where: Grouse Mountain, North Vancouver
The Artists for Conservation (AFC) Festival is a not-to-be missed event and a dream come true for art and nature lovers alike. The Artists for Conservation Festival is an international art and environmental event. Enjoy world class art, lectures, workshops, as well as music and cultural performances. Watch films and live demonstrations all atop scenic Grouse Mountain.
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AFC 2016 Festival Highlights
Art Exhibit & Sale
The AFC Festival exhibit is the world’s top conservation-themed art exhibit featuring sale, featuring over 80 original artworks by leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world. All the art was for sale with 40% of the proceeds supporting conservation. More info
They showed a number of inspiring and educational films during this year’s Festival, including AFC’s three documentaries about art and conservation. Shown in the Theatre in the Sky at the Peak of Grouse Mountain.
- Art & Conservation in the Caymans (22 min)
- The Soysambu Legacy – Art & Conservation in Africa’s Rift Valley (3 min)
- How an Artist Saved the Mountain Gorilla (4 min)
- Art for an Oil Free Coast (3 min)
Musical & Cultural Performances
The festival has an eclectic range of musical and cultural performances that beautifully complimented the nature theme including First Nations songs, spoken words and performances, African drumming, Japanese Shakuhachi flute and others.
About Artists for Conservation
Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC) is the world’s leading group of artists supporting the environment. Founded in 1997, the non-profit organization comprises a membership of 500 of the world’s most gifted nature artists. Dedicated to nurture, promote and leverage its world-class community of artists in support of our natural world, AFC drives its mission through three key programs: Art & Environmental Education; Field Work & Research; and Artist Development. The Artists for Conservation Festival is AFC’s annual flagship initiative to showcase, support and further these programs.
For more information on the Artists for Conservation Festival visit festival.artistsforconservation.org