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  • YVRAF Holiday Closure

    December 22, 2021

    YVR Art Foundation will be closed from December 23 to January 3, 2022 with regular hours resuming January 4, 2022.

    We wish everyone a happy holiday season and looking forward to the New Year!

    Artwork pictured by 2020 Mid-Career Artist Scholarship recipient Jared Kane

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  • 2022 Call for Applications! Emerging Artist and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Awards Program!

    November 17, 2021

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2022 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program!

    Application Deadline: Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 4pm.

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

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  • "Indigeneity Rising" on view at MOV until November 14th!

    November 3, 2021

    Visit the exhibition "Indigeneity Rising: Celebrating Our People, Our Stories, and Traditions" at the Museum of Vancouver until Sunday, November 14th! The exhibition features artworks created by 2020 Emerging Artist Scholarship recipients Marlo Wylie Brillon, Shoshannah Greene, Jade Hanuse, Sage Nowak, Toonasa and Naomi Watkins, and 2020 Mid-Career Artist Scholarship...More

  • YVRAF Online Auction

    November 2, 2021

    The YVR Art Foundation online Auction closed on Monday, October 3rd and we are thrilled to share we raised just under our $15K goal!

    Thank you to our generous auction donors and participants for your support in making our first online auction a success! 

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  • YVR Art Foundation online Auction is open for bidding!

    September 13, 2021

    The YVR Art Foundation online Auction is now live!

    The Online Auction features select artworks by artists Stan Bevan, Brenda Crabtree, Freda Diesing and Lawrence Lowe, jewelery items by artists Alvin Adkins and Walter Davidson, experience and getaway packages, wine and spirits packages and more!

    YVR Art Foundation provides grants, awards and...More

  • YVR Art Foundation announces Aaron Wilson as new Board Chair

    June 23, 2021

    YVR Art Foundation is thrilled to announce that Aaron Wilson has been elected Chair of the YVRAF Board of Directors for 2021-2022. Aaron is an Associate at Mandell Pinder LLP and a member of the Musqueam Indian Band.

    His legal practice includes research, litigation, and strategic advice related to a wide variety of Aboriginal rights, title, and governance issues....More

  • YVR Art Foundation Announces 2021 Art Scholarship Recipients

    May 19, 2021

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce the 2021 Art Scholarship recipients!

    This year, we awarded eight Emerging Artist Scholarships to artists age 17-29 to work with an artist mentor or attend a school of art, and two Mid-Career Artist Scholarship to artists age 30+ to work with a master artist, attend a school of art or work on a community project.

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  • Bill McLennan Masterpiece Study Program

    March 4, 2021

    The YVR Art Foundation Masterpiece Study Program has been renamed the Bill McLennan Masterpiece Study Program in memory of longtime YVRAF board member Bill McLennan. 

    Bill McLennan Masterpiece Study Program Microgrants

    Microgrants are $500 grants for BC and Yukon First Nations artists who wish to further their art practice through research/...More

  • Holiday Closure

    December 23, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation will be closed from December 23 to January 3, 2021 with regular hours resuming January 4, 2021.

    Wishing everyone a a happy holiday season and looking forward to a new year.More

  • 2021 Call for Applications – Emerging and Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program

    November 18, 2020

    YVR Art Foundation is pleased to announce a Call for Applications to BC and Yukon Indigenous artists for the 2021 Emerging Artist Scholarship Program and the Mid-Career Artist Scholarship Program.

    Application Deadline: Thursday, January 28, 2021, at 4pm.

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

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