utilizing the power of creativity to inspire the next generation of ocean stewards
When: Sunday, May 21, from 1:00 – 3:30 pm Where: Monterey Museum of Art, 559 Pacific St, Monterey, CA 93940 Cost: Free Admission Goal: To utilize the power of creativity to inspire the next generation of ocean stewards. What: A family-friendly event to learn about ocean science through art. Click here to read the press release for the 2023 Ocean Arts Festival - Monterey. Click here for 2023 Monterey Ocean Arts Festival full program Click here for Performance Schedule, Spanish
See ocean-themed visual and performing art created by young artists up to 24 years old.
Learn about local ocean science organizations through information tables and participate in ocean-themed art activities for all ages.
Enjoy ocean-themed face painting by Lisa Ledin.
Star in our short film (that will be recorded LIVE on the day!) by sharing your thoughts about ocean health with filmmaker from Hartnell College, Johnny Ray Avila!
Hear recorded keynote remarks by renowned ocean advocates: Dr. John Holdren (Harvard University) and Julie Packard (Monterey Bay Aquarium)
Tormenta Taco Truck and Free Admission to the Monterey Museum of Art!
Anglerfish by Brody Gates' from Prunedale Elementary 6th grade
Click hereto listen to virtual keynote remarks by renowned ocean advocates from the 2022 festival: Dr. John Holdren (Harvard University) & Julie Packard (Monterey Bay Aquarium) Click here to read an article from Monterey County Weekly about the 2022 Ocean Arts Festival - Monterey. Click here to read an article from Monterey Herald about the 2022 Ocean Arts Festival - Monterey. Click here to watch a clip about the 2019 Ocean Arts Festival.
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The Ocean Arts Festival: Monterey features ocean-themed visual and performing arts created by artists, ages 10-24 years old and information tables from outstanding local ocean science organizations. It is a family-friendly event that brings together science and art. The festival is an event that aims to expand awareness of ocean science.
, Thank you to Ocean Arts Festival: Monterey 2023 Sponsors California Arts Council, Arts Council for Monterey County, First Night Monterey, Harden Foundation, Monterey Museum of Art, Rotary Club of Monterey, Yellow Brick Road Benefit Shop, Big Sur Salts
Ocean Arts Festival: Monterey 2023 Steering Committee: Fran Spector Atkins, Rob Burton, Amy Byington, Karen Cook, Darcie Fohrman, Marnie Glazier, Alexis Han-Holdren, Ellen Martin, Maire McDermid, Christina Plank, Kristy Uschyk, Emily Zefferman Thank you to the Monterey Museum of Art
Contact Fran Spector Atkins if you would like to be involved with the Ocean Arts Festival: Monterey.