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Ocean Exhibition at Plymouth University

September 16 @ 10:00 am December 16 @ 5:00 pm

Ocean explores and celebrates our human connection with the water that covers over 70% of the planet. It does this from a number of different perspectives, bringing together world-leading researchers with contemporary artists and designers to create new works that invite a deeper understanding of the interconnected nature of land and sea. Including a science station for real world experiments, the exhibition also invites the public to get involved, forging a personal connection with the ocean, and our collective responsibility to protect it. 

At the core of the exhibition, three commissioned works by Bridgette AshtonMat Chivers and Stefanie Posavec create a rich tapestry of ocean narratives informed by Plymouthโ€™s special significance. They explore the hidden secrets of Drake’s Island, the awe-inspiring majesty of the Eddystone Lighthouse, and the intricate, underwater world of Plymouth Sound. Each artist innovatively bridges the gap between science and art, offering an immersive, experiential exploration of the marine world. 

The exhibition has been curated by The Arts Institute in collaboration with the Marine Institute. A full programme of associated events accompanies the exhibition, including Bitesize gallery talks. 

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๐ŸŒŠScenes of the Sound๐ŸŒŠ

It's great to see younger generations be inspired by the brilliant experiences the National Marine Aquarium offers. Has anyone else seen episode 3 'Secrets of the Sound' yet?

๐Ÿ“ธ Lucinda Ac
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We've compiled a list of jobs under, above and around our National Marine Park. From Chefs and Brewers to Engineers, there's plenty to go around!

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Who's looking forward to 'Secrets of the Aquarium' episode 3 tomorrow night??

We can't wait! ๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŸ

Here's some extra behind the scenes with the wonderful Kieran and Friday

Brilliant filming by @amberfilms_

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A beautiful sea-scape that almost seems from another planet ๐Ÿคฏ๐ŸŒŒ Happy Sunday!

๐Ÿ“ Wembury Bay
๐Ÿ“ธ @rosiefoxphotography

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Devil's Point tide pool and surrounding features of Firestone Bay will be receiving a healthy revamp during early 2024 ๐Ÿฅณ๐ŸŒŠ

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๐ŸŒŠScenes of the Sound๐ŸŒŠ

Happy Friday! Here's great half-in-half-out shot just off the Barbican! Who's going to have a swim in our marine park this weekend?

๐Ÿ“ธ Stephen Porter

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A moody but EPIC Firestone Bay, teasing that there is still a blue sky amongst the clouds ๐ŸŒž

๐Ÿ“ Firestone Bay
๐Ÿ“ธ @eleanor_goodall

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We *had* help ourselves to a Sunday sunset over the only national marine park within the UK ๐Ÿ’™

๐Ÿ“Plymouth Hoe
๐Ÿ“ธ @_our.devon.life

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Don't let the cold weather stop you from having fun. From rockpool safaris to virtual reality experiences, don't miss out and check out our events page ๐Ÿฆ€๐ŸŽจ๐ŸŽต

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๐ŸŒŠScenes of the Sound๐ŸŒŠ

Friday has come about and we are paddling into the weekend! What are you up to over the weekend?

๐Ÿ“ธ @anglesphotography_

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Get stuck in at Firestone Bay this Sunday with @therockpoolproject as their coastal experts guide you through an environment packed with exciting wildlife ๐Ÿฆ€๐ŸŒŠ

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Searching for a job in or around our National Marine Park? ๐ŸŒŠ
Check out a list of sea-themed jobs picked by us!

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In the run up to 'Secrets of the Aquarium' episode 1 airing tomorrow night on BBC2, the @nationalmarineaquarium allowed us to get behind the scenes to chat with some of the stars of the show!๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’™

Brilliant filming by @amberfilms_

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