Activating the next wave of ocean leaders through the arts, science, and advocacy 

Congratulations 2019 Winners!

The 2019 Ocean Awareness Contest invited students from around the world to create artwork about a coastal or marine species, place, or system impacted by climate change. View the powerful new collection of Visual Art, Film, Music, Poetry, and Prose exploring our intimate connection with oceans and marine life.

Creativity in Conservation

Our programs inspire ocean conservation through creative investigating and making. We believe art is a powerful way to explore issues impacting our oceans, connect more deeply with nature, and bring communities together to care for our blue planet.
Our Story
Activities and Creative Prompts Inspired by Bow Seat Student Art...

March 20, 2020

As so many students, educators, and parents find ourselves adjusting to a different way of life and reshuffling curriculum and...

Program Update & COVID-19

March 17, 2020

Now more than ever, we are grateful for our global community of students, educators, partners, and friends who have demonstrated...

Students from Around the World Raise Awareness of Climate Change...

February 22, 2020

SEVENSEAS Media: Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs is honored to share the winners of our eighth annual Ocean Awareness Contest,...


Art Exhibit at New Bedford Whaling Museum
New Bedford, MA
Virtual Event with EarthEcho International
Virtual Event: Right Whale Road Show
Tammy Zhang
Age 15, Colorado

“At first, it was easy to feel pessimism and despair, but I found hope and optimism in the power of words to cause change and communicate messages to others. [In my poem,] I wanted to emphasize not only our personal responsibilities to the health of our planet, but also the power held by each individual and the potential change we can cause when we act together.”