Marine mammal art show

Bridging science, art, and beer!

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Event Details:
When?
April 10th, 5-8 pm

 

Where?
Palmetto Brewery, 289 Huger St. Charleston

** Percentage of beer proceeds for the evening are donated back to LMMN!

 

What?

Join us for an evening where artists, environmentalists, and beer drinkers can come together over one basic principle: we love our backyard and want to protect it for future generations!

 

This event is four-fold:

1) Drinks for Dolphins! Palmetto Brewery is donating a portion of beer sales back to LMMN

2) Aspiring artists (elementary-college) will be participating in an art show. The finalist from each category will be chosen at the end of the evening and given a prize.

3) Lowcountry professional artists will be set up on-site with their pieces for sale! A percentage of sales will go right back to supporting local marine mammals. 

4) LMMN staff and volunteers will be on sight with information, merchandise, and bones!

Come show some love and support for art/science/beer sake!
 

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Details for Students

  • Artists will be broken into age categories: Elementary, Middle School, High School, and College. Five individuals from each category will be selected as finalists for the April 10th Lowcountry Artist Showcase.

  • Create a piece, using any medium, that represents the Lowcountry marine mammals.

  • For example, you can create a piece that showcases the threat of human impact on the Lowcountry animals; ecosystems that depend on them; etc;

  • Create a piece you are willing to submit for judging

  • Tables will be provided to display artworks

  • Photos of the piece must be submitted by February 1st to info@lmmn.org

  • The piece must be able to fit on 4x4 square foot table space.

  • *Finalists must be available to attend Palmetto Brewery Art Showcase on April 10th

  • Finalists will have the option to sell their pieces with 20% of proceeds donated back to LMMN

  • The winners from each category will receive a prize!

    *Updates due to Covid will be made closer to the event. 

Professional Artists:

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Are you a professional artist here in the Lowcountry and want to participate? Email brooke@lmmn.org

Details for Professionals

  • 8 professional artists from the Lowcountry have the opportunity to show and sell their pieces at this event.

  • Artists will be set up either inside or outside in their own 10x10 area. Can bring as many pieces that will fit in that area.

  • Tripholds for displays will be available for use

  • Pieces should connect back to marine mammals (i.e. their habitats - salt marshes & ocean, concepts that impact them, etc;)

  • 20% of profit is donated back to LMMN  (nonprofit tax break)

  • Will be in charge of judging youth's art and choosing winners from each category. 

  • Asked to share event information on personal social media outlets to raise support.