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  • YVR Art Foundation and COVID-19 Update

    March 26, 2020

    Due to COVID-19 please note the following adjustments to the Foundation’s activities:

    May 29th 2020 Scholarship Awards Event – this event has been postponed.

    June 18th 2020 “An Evening With Dempsey Bob” fundraising event – this event has been postponed.

    Aspiring Artist Awards Program – there are no...More

  • YVRAF Email Technical Issues

    March 24, 2020

    Email Alert

    YVR Art Foundation is currently experiencing technical difficulties with our service provider and we have been unable to access our email from March 22 to current. If you have emailed us we will have not received it. Wehope this issue will be resolved shortly.

    Please feel free to contact us by telephone at 604.276.6261.More

  • Call for Applications - 2020 Aspiring Artist Awards!

    February 27, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to the 2020 Aspiring Artist Awards!

    YVR Art Foundation offers Aspiring Artist Awards to British Columbia and Yukon First Nations youth between the ages of 15 and 20 and who reside in BC or the Yukon.  Aspiring Artist Awards are $500 each and are awarded on an annual basis to youth to support their self-...More

  • Deadline Extended to February 10, 2020! YVRAF Scholarship Programs!

    January 31, 2020

    The Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program has been extended!

    New Application Deadline: Monday, February 10, 2020, at 4pm.

    Please review the Application Guidelines Document for each Program to confirm your eligibility.

    ...More

  • Reminder! Call for Applications - 2020 Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program

    January 19, 2020

    The  Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program is still open!

    Application Deadline: Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 4pm.

    Please review the Application Guidelines Document for each Program to confirm your eligibility.

    ...More

  • Holiday Closure

    December 19, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation will be closed from December 21 to January 5, 2020 with regular hours resuming January 6, 2020.


    Wishing everyone a Happy Holiday season and looking forward to the New Year!More

  • Thank you from YVR Art Foundation

    December 17, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation would like to thank the Vancouver International Airport and all our donors, sponsors and partners for their financial and in-kind contributions this past year.


    With your support, YVR Art Foundation was able to award seven Emerging Artist Scholarships, three Mid-Career Artist Scholarships, six Aspiring Artist Awards, and nine Masterpiece Study...More

  • Announcing 2019 Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grant recipients

    December 16, 2019

    We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 YVR Art Foundation Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grants.

    The Masterpiece Study Program provides grants of up to $4,000 and is a unique opportunity for BC and Yukon Indigenous artists to travel to our museum partners and research/study collections of Indigenous art and artifacts. 

    This year, YVR Art...More

  • 2020 Call for Applications - Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program

    November 18, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program.

    Application Deadline: Thursday, January 30, 2020, at 4pm.

    Please review the Application Guidelines Document for each Program to confirm your...More

  • Announcing the Pitt Rivers Museum as a Museum Partner for the 2019 Masterpiece Study Program

    September 12, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation is excited to announce that the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford, United Kingdom has been added as a museum partner for the 2019/2020 Masterpiece Study Program application year!  Visit the Masterpiece Study Program Application page for Application Gudielines and to apply online...More

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