SHIPS OF THE SEA MARITIME MUSEUM
WILLIAM SCARBROUGH HOUSE AND GARDENS
a Collective Perspective on the Pollution of our Waterways
In an attempt to address the effects of water pollution, Ships of the Sea and twelve Savannah artists have joined together to create the exhibit "Making Waves."
Through the use of artistic works depicting the damaging consequences of water pollution we hope to encourage individuals to make small changes which will have a large impact on the health of our local and global waterways.
For this exhibit, Ships of the Sea is partnering with Telfair Museums who will be featuring the work of international artist and activist Pam Longobardi at the Jepson Center, June - December 2018.
Participating artists at Ships of the Sea are:
JESSICA BENNETT TRUEX
Ships of the Sea will be posting a companion website for this exhibit with relevant information, resources, and solutions for the residents of this area.
To view this website please visit HERE.
We will also partner with Telfair Museums to host a viewing of the documentary "Straws" and a panel discussion, Making Waves: Savannah a Community Conversation, moderated by Pam Longobardi on 15 June, at 6:00 p.m. This event will be free to the public and held in our North Garden Assembly Room.
18 MAY 2018 - 26 AUGUST 2018
OPENING RECEPTION: 18 MAY 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, FREE TO THE PUBLIC
MUSEUM HOURS: TUES-SUN, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
PARTNERS AND SPONSORS: (All of our sponsors will be present at the opening reception.)
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MAKING WAVES: SAVANNAH
Help keep our community and water ways litter free and provide valuable information utilized to create sustainable solutions through the "Litterati"app. Available for free at the App Store and through Google Play, "Litterati" places geo-tags on your photographs of litter to help map and identify problem areas. Once you download the app please join our "Litterati" group MAKING WAVES: SAVANNAH to be a part of our initiative to address this important issue.
"[Using Litterati] a group of 5th graders picked over 1,2000 pieces of litter in their schoolyard, noticing that the most common type of litter was the plastic straw wrappers from their own cafeteria, which led to the school eliminating the straws at the request of the students.” –CNN