New exhibit at Mokupāpapa Discovery Center features local artist experiences of Science at Sea
Dec. 7, 2018, through mid-February 2019, Mokupāpapa Discovery Center in Hilo will display artwork from the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s Artist-at-Sea program. The exhibit features more than 50 pieces of artwork made from and inspired by local artists who participated on science expeditions aboard Falkor, the institute’s research vessel. Artwork includes watercolor paintings, drawings, photography, fiber art, resin art, and data visualizations. The exhibit will be on display at the center until mid-February 2019, with a “For the Love of the Ocean” closing event around Valentine’s Day. Free and open to the public.
NOAA’s Mokupāpapa Discovery Center
Hilo Bayfront, 76 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI
The Schmidt Ocean Institute is a nonprofit foundation established to advance oceanographic research, operates its Artist-at-Sea program to apply artists’ storytelling abilities to ocean science and conservation.
NOAA’s Mokupāpapa Discovery Center is the interpretive facility for Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument and World Heritage Site and is operated by NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries in collaboration with the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation.