GYRE Exhibition Upcoming at Anchorage Museum in Feb 2014~

The GYRE exhibition tells a global ocean debris story through the work of more than 20 celebrated artists from around the world.  The 7,500 square-foot exhibition will include a section specific to Alaska featuring the 2013 GYRE expedition’s resulting scientific discoveries, as well as art created from the marine debris gathered on Alaska’s beaches during the journey. The exhibition also incorporates content from the Burke Museum’s Plastics Unwrapped, offering a balanced scientific and cultural history of how plastics are used in our daily lives.The GYRE exhibition is on view February through September 2014 at the Anchorage Museum.  Following its Anchorage debut, the GYRE exhibition will tour museums across the United States.

Participating organizations:
Alaska SeaLife Center
Alaska Marine Stewardship Foundation
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Blue Ocean Institute
Ocean Conservancy
Harker School
Mountain and Sea Productions
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Geographic
Smithsonian Institution
The Gyre project was generously funded by:
Anchorage Museum Association
Corporate Wetlands Restoration Partnership
Elizabeth Firestone
Graham Foundation
Giles W. and Elise G. Mead Foundation
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Endowment for the ArtsNorth American Marine Environment Protection Association
Ocean Foundation
Paul G. Allen Family Foundation
Rasmuson Foundation
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation
Surdna Foundation
Wells Fargo
The William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

Our film team includes award winning filmographers and producers Dudes on Media. View film clip

Related posts