Creativity in Conservation
Each year the Ocean Awareness Contest challenges teens from around the world to explore human impacts on our ocean’s health through Art, Poetry, Prose, Film, and Music.
Making Waves Through the Arts
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
i. the girl with sea foam fingers writes letters on napkins left on beaches like loose change, words stumbling down staircases of five-seven-five haikus — i want an ocean, the...never forget
Our student gallery showcases art, poetry, prose, and film from past Contest winners. Read, watch, admire, and share!View Gallery
Mass Audubon Opens “Look Skywards” Exhibit
November 12, 2018
Newburyport Daily News: Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats Education Center presents a new exhibit — a collection of teen artwork and poetry...
Meet a Judge: Ely German
November 2, 2018
Bow Seat Judges are artists, writers, teachers, filmmakers, scientists, and of course, ocean-lovers! Meet Ely German, a studio art major...
Teens Ride Wave of Success Over Litter Art Exhibit
October 23, 2018
SanTan Sun News: Four local teens are riding a wave of recognition after their creative work linking art to the marine...
Humanities Teacher, Coastal Studies for Girls
“I really appreciate all you do to celebrate students and teachers, honor student work, raise awareness, inspire environmental and political action, provide educational opportunities for young people, and create an engaged community around science, arts, and advocacy.”