Events

At the Bateman Foundation, we're glad to hear your interests in our events and programs. You can find the Bateman Foundation COVID-19 Policy and Procedure here. Thank you for your continued support.

Junior NatureSketch Vancouver

Join Vancouver artist Maggie Chow for a 5-week junior nature drawing course in Vancouver, exploring art fundamentals for budding artists.

$127.50

NatureSketch Vancouver

Join Vancouver artist Maggie Chow for a 5-week adult nature drawing course, exploring art fundamentals for budding artists.

$148.75

Junior NatureSketch Richmond

Join Vancouver artist Bea Martin for a 5-week junior nature drawing course in Richmond, exploring art fundamentals for budding artists.

$127.50

Vancouver: Watercolour Nature Painting

Join Vancouver artist Maggie Chow for a 5-week watercolour nature painting course, exploring principles of watercolour and sketching outdoors.

$148.75

NatureSketch Richmond

Join Vancouver artist Bea Martin for a 5-week nature drawing course in Richmond, exploring art fundamentals for budding artists.

$127.50

NatureSketch Online: Grassland Wildlife

In this 4-week NatureSketch Online: Grassland Wildlife course you will learn art fundamentals such as line drawing, understanding shapes and shading techniques, with a fresh and fun approach that will encourage budding artists to create beautiful nature sketches. Using eco-literacy principles from world-renowned artist and naturalist, Robert Bateman, we encourage participants to connect to nature through art and observation.

$102.00

Junior NatureSketch Online: Grassland Wildlife

There is a an abundance of grassland wildlife to discover from the mighty wildebeest to burring wood mice. It's time for your child to learn and discover a new world through art. In this 4-week Junior NatureSketch Online: Grassland Wildlife course, students will be taught by acclaimed children’s book illustrator Val Lawton, who guides us through art fundamentals such as line drawing, understanding shapes and shading techniques, with a fresh and fun approach that will encourage budding artists to create beautiful nature sketches.

$68.00

Book Talk: Conservation Canines with Isabelle Groc

Join us for special book talk with award-winning writer, conservation photographer, book author, and documentary filmmaker, Isabelle Groc.

This evening will include a conversation and reading with the writer that provides a rare glimpse into dogs’ working lives, celebrates the human-animal bond, and revisits the relationship we have with dogs in our lives and with the natural world. Don't miss out on the special demonstration to see her furry co-woofer in action!

Isabelle Groc will share her passion for wildlife conservation and the relationships between people and the natural world especially about how rescue dogs work with humans to protect endangered wildlife. We hope you stay for the book signing after her talk and demonstration.

To attend the event, please reserve your spot and RSVP by October 12.

Late Night by Donation

Visit the gallery Thursday nights from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for Late Night admission by donation. Enjoy the amazing nature-themed exhibits The World of Robert Bateman which celebrates the artistic process of this iconic Canadian artist and environmentalist and our featured rotational exhibit. Check out our exhibits page to see what's on display now.

Free

Junior NatureSketch Online: Aquatic Life

Our waters are sprawling with life. Young students will learn how to celebrate this aquatic ecosystem by drawing and learning to nature journal their experience with this online drawing course designed for young minds.

$68.00

NatureSketch Online: Aquatic Life

In this 4-week NatureSketch Online: Aquatic Life course, you will learn art fundamentals such as line drawing, understanding shapes and shading techniques, with a fresh and fun approach that will encourage budding artists to create beautiful nature sketches. Using eco-literacy principles from world-renowned artist and naturalist, Robert Bateman, we encourage participants to connect to nature through art and observation.

$102.00

Late Night by Donation

Visit the gallery Thursday nights from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. for Late Night admission by donation. Enjoy the amazing nature-themed exhibits The World of Robert Bateman which celebrates the artistic process of this iconic Canadian artist and environmentalist and our featured rotational exhibit. Check out our exhibits page to see what's on display now.

Free