FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Vancouver Maritime Museum Hosts an
Ocean Awareness Workshop for Family Day
What: Vancouver Maritime Museum & Eco-Arts Salon – artist talk, OceanGybe expedition presentation and participative art-making workshop for the whole family.
Artists: Fae Logie & Tiki Mulvihil, Ron Simmer & Kevin Curry
When: Monday, February 11th from 1-5:00pm
Where: Vancouver Maritime Museum and Harbour
Workshop & Artist Talk Admission – FREE
Join us this Family Day holiday for a half-day workshop examining ocean pollution, the animals and creatures that are affected, and how you can make a difference. Our 1-3pm interactive workshop will feature hands-on art-marking stations, face painting, button making, and more.
We’ll have a special feature presentation from OceanGybe talking about their ocean research and travels around the world. http://oceangybe.com
As part of the Debridement project, Community Arts Vancouver and Vancouver Maritime Museum are also proud to unveil two floating installations by local artists Fae Logie and Tiki Mulvihil, and Ron Simmer and Kevin Curry in Heritage Harbour. We will be hosting an artist talk at 4pm and followed by a guided visit of the installations.
Join us at the Vancouver Maritime Museum this first BC Family Day holiday and bring your whole family.
Community Arts Vancouver greatly appreciates the support of Vancouver Maritime Museum, City of Vancouver, BC Arts Council, Province of BC, and the support of its members, volunteers and individual donors.
Community-engaged environmental arts is a key priority of the Community Arts Council of Vancouver. We are proud to present our first partnership with the Vancouver Maritime Museum to showcase artists whose practice is informed by their concern for our environment, as well as being able to host a series of educational workshops that inform and encourage nature-lovers of all ages.
Community Arts Council of Vancouver http://www.cacv.ca/activities/environmental-art 604-682-0010