The Art Institute’s Ironwood Gallery hosts contemporary works of art celebrating the wonders of nature by members of Artists for Conservation (AFC). AFC, a Canadian-based international non-profit, represents 500 artists from 30 countries who are committed to conservation. Many of the world’s most recognized names in the field of nature and wildlife art are actively involved.
AFC’s mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation and environmental education through art that celebrates nature. The Art Institute at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum promotes conservation of the Sonoran Desert region through art classes, art exhibits and stewardship of the museum art collection.