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  • 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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    Call for Applications - 2019 Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grant

    August 8, 2019

    The YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the Call for Applications for the Masterpiece Study Program Travel Grants of up to $4,000 for travel/research of Indigenous art and artifacts at museums in Canada, USA and Europe. Our partner museums are:

    • American Museum of Natural History in New York, USA
    • Bill Holm Center for the Study of Northwest Native Art at...More

  • YVR Art Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

    May 12, 2019

    YVR Art Foundation Announces 2019 Scholarship Recipients

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Awards!
    Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients are awarded $5,000 to attend a school of art or work with an artist mentor.
    Mid-Career Artists are awarded $5,000 to attend a...More

  • 2019 Aspiring Artist Awards - Call for Applications

    February 22, 2019

    The YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to the 2019 Aspiring Artist Awards Program for awards of $500 each!

    The 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.  The Aspiring Artist Awards are awarded on an annual basis to...More

  • Applications to the 2019 Emerging & Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program have now closed

    January 28, 2019

    Thanks to all who applied to the 2019 Emerging & Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program!  All applications will be reviewed and the applicants will be notified of the results by April 2019.More

  • One More Week! Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program Call for Applications closes Jan 25, 2019

    January 17, 2019

    One more week! The YVR Art Foundation Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2019 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program is open!

    Application Deadline: Friday, January 25, 2019, at 4pm.

    NEW for 2019

    The Youth Art Scholarship has been renamed to the...More

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