Artists for Conservation Festival 2011
November 5-13, 2011
Grouse Mountain Resort, North Vancouver 

Want to Experience the Art of Conservation this fall? Look no further. Artists For Conservation, the world's leading artist group supporting the environment, is launching the first international Artists For Conservation Festival. From November 5 to 13 at Grouse Mountain, the 10-day international art and environmental education event will bring leading nature and wildlife artists from around the world – including Robert Bateman – to immerse visitors in art and nature through workshops, film, and a world-class art show.

Youth, families, nature enthusiasts and art connoisseurs alike will enjoy the opportunity to admire, discuss and acquire some of the world's top nature and wildlife art, learn about conservation issues, participate in workshops, listen to inspiring lectures, watch live painting demos and a new documentary film about art, conservation and Mountain Gorillas.

Festival highlights include:

  • The world's top conservation-themed nature and wildlife art exhibit with over 70 original artworks for sale
  • 10 days of inspiring art and environmental education programs for youth and the general public
  • An opening keynote address by world renowned artist, naturalist and author, Robert Bateman on November 5th
  • A rare opportunity to meet the masters and see them in action during intimate live demonstrations and lectures
  • The world premier screening of How an Artist Saved the Mountain Gorilla - Retracing the Steps of Carl Akeley
  • First Nations cultural performances, live music, guest lecturers, guided exhibit tours and more...

The Artists For Conservation Festival is an initiative by Artists For Conservation. AFC's mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through art that celebrates our natural heritage.

While Festival activities are free of charge, Grouse Mountain Skyride admissions apply.

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