The Clinton Presidential Center’s current temporary exhibit, Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea, is a family-friendly exhibit that features more than 20 giant sea life sculptures – made entirely of trash and debris collected from beaches. This exhibit poignantly illustrates the toll trash takes on our oceans and waterways.
The incredible marine life sculptures is accompanied by educational signage allowing visitors to learn about the fascinating species, environmental stewardship, responsible consumer habits, and how “every action counts” to help save our waterways.
The Washed Ashore exhibit is primarily displayed inside two of the Clinton Center’s galleries. Visitors can see Eli the Eel, walk through the Reef at Risk, and play the Styrofoam Drum Set. The exhibit opened to the public on April 27; a second phase featuring additional sculptures will open in June, when Priscilla the Parrot Fish, a 16-foot-long, 1,500-pound brightly-colored sculpture will greet visitors from the water fountains located outside the front doors.
Click here to read the press release.
Washed Ashore is sponsored by the Regional Recycling & Waste Reduction District, which promotes effective recycling to residential customers and encourages strategies to reduce waste.
This exhibit was created by The Washed Ashore Project. Find more information at www.WashedAshore.org (link is external).
This content was created by the Clinton Foundation and originally appeared on their website here: https://www.clintonfoundation.org/get-involved/take-action/attend-an-event/washed-ashore-art-save-sea