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  • Call for Applications - 2018 Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grant

    August 15, 2018

    The YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grants of up to $3,800 for study/research of Indigenous art and artifacts at museums in Canada, USA and the UK. Our partner museums are:

    American Museum of Natural History - New York
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  • Summer Office Hours

    July 4, 2018

    Please note the Foundation office will be closed from July 23rd to August 10th. Any inquiries coming in during this time will be responded to on August 13th, 2018.

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  • YVR Art Foundation Job Opportunity!

    June 13, 2018

    YVR Art Foundation job opportunity!

    YVRAF is seeking a part-time Program & Administrative Coordinator to oversee all of the YVRAF programs for BC and Yukon Indigenous artists. Please see the posting HERE.

    Deadline for applications is June 25th, 2018.More

  • An Evening with James Hart

    June 1, 2018

    Date: June 27th, 2018
    Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: Aboriginal Gathering Place at the spectacular new Emily Carr University of Art + Design

     


    Please join us to hear James Hart speak about his work and enjoy a feast of Haida Gwaii seafood and a silent auction featuring art work by BC Indigenous...More

  • 2018 Scholarship Awards Event

    June 1, 2018

    The 2018 Scholarship Awards Event was a huge success. Congratulations to the 2018 Scholarship Recipients, as well as the 2017 Scholarship Recipients who showcased the art they created over the past year. Click here for pictures of the event.More

  • YVR Art Foundation Announces the Six 2018 Aspiring Artist Award Recipients

    May 30, 2018

    YVR Art Foundation announces the six 2018 Aspiring Artist Award recipients. The Aspiring Artist Award was launched in 2017 and is offered to B.C. & Yukon First Nations youth, age 13 -19. Each youth has been awarded $500 for self-directed art work.

    For more information on the program and to apply in early 2019, check out the Aspiring Artist Award...More

  • An Evening with James Hart

    May 24, 2018


    Date: June 27th, 2018
    Time: 5:30pm - 9:30pm
    Location: Aboriginal Gathering Place at the spectacular new Emily Carr University of Art + Design

     

    Please join us to hear James Hart speak about his work and enjoy a feast of Haida Gwaii seafood and a silent auction featuring art work by BC Indigenous...More

  • YVR Art Foundation Announces 2018 Scholarship Winners. Ten B.C. & Yukon First Nations artists recognized for creative excellence

    May 14, 2018

    YVR Art Foundation (YVRAF) has announced the ten B.C. & Yukon First Nations artists who will each be awarded $5,000 for their creative excellence and commitment to further develop their art practice. The winners will be recognized at the annual YVRAF Awards Event held at the Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The event will also include the unveiling of the 2017...More

  • One Week Left to Apply for the Aspiring Artist Awards!

    April 19, 2018

    ONE WEEK LEFT! Aspiring Artist Awards applications will be accepted until Friday, April 27th at 4:00pm.

    Up to ten Aspiring Artist Awards, of $500 each, will be awarded in 2018 to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 13-19) who wish to develop...More

  • Reminder - Deadline Extended for the Aspiring Artist Award!

    April 12, 2018

    REMINDER - DEADLINE EXTENDED! Aspiring Artist Award applications will now be accepted up until Friday, April 27th at 4:00pm.

    Up to ten Aspiring Artist Awards, of $500 each, will be awarded in 2018 to BC and Yukon First Nations youth (age 13-19)...More

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