Free and open to the public!
Participants in this free event will explore ocean ecology and whale-themed crafts. Experience contemporary artists’ take on Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby-Dick in our exhibition Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick. The museum will offer a fun-filled afternoon of informal learning, music, activities, and presentations related to life under the sea.
Summon the Sea! Free Family Day for Savannah/Chatham County offers a fun-filled afternoon of informal learning, music, hands on activities, and presentations on marine ecology. Experience contemporary artists’ take on Herman Melville’s classic novel Moby-Dick in the exhibition Summon the Sea! Contemporary Artists and Moby Dick. Children’s activities include a nautical photo booth, origami whales and paper scrimshaw.
Other activities provided by Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, marine science students from Savannah State University, Whale Week, and Tybee Island Marine Science Center. Don’t miss the opportunity to see Righty, the 21-foot long inflatable replica of a North Atlantic right whale.
Performance by the Around the Globe Sea Chantey Singers at 3pm: Join us for a rare Savannah appearance by this Athens-based group led by Georgia music and art legend Art Rosenbaum.
The program will include authentic sea chanties, nautical instrumentals and audience participation. Free to City of Savannah and Chatham County residents!