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Youth Voices for the Ocean: Art Exhibit Opening


Join Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs and Huntsman Marine Science Centre in celebrating World Oceans Day with the opening of a new art exhibit at the Fundy Discovery Aquarium.

"Youth Voices for the Ocean" is a collection of artwork that explores ocean conservation topics such as marine debris, endangered species, and climate change, and features teen artists who received honors in Bow Seat's international Ocean Awareness Contest.


Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs is a Boston-based nonprofit that provides a space for teens to connect, create, and communicate for our blue planet through innovative programming that works at the intersection of ocean science and arts education, with a focus on amplifying youth voices to advance dialogue and participation in ocean conservation.

Since 2012, more than 10,000 students from around the world have participated in Bow Seat’s programs and contributed their creative voices through artwork (visual art, poetry, prose, film, and music) that calls attention to ocean conservation concerns.

Visit bowseat.org/contest to learn more. There's still time to participate in the 2019 Ocean Awareness Contest! Deadline: June 17th. Open to students ages 11-18 worldwide.



 - Plastic Pollution Events
 - Youth Focused


Organization Name
Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs
Organization Type
Conservation Organization
Member of Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP)
Participant in AZA's SAFE Campaign


As part of our celebration, we plan to do the following:
  • Event is open to the public
  • Media would be welcome
  • Event will include some special activities or engagements for youth and/or young adults
    Under 12,Ages 12-18
    Youth art exhibit, film screenings, marine debris crafts, and other aquarium activities
  • Event will be highlighting organization's own efforts to reduce use of plastic


Huntsman Marine Science Centre / Fundy Discovery Aquarium
1 Lower Campus Road
Saint Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 2L7 Canada