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We are a non-profit community art project who's mission is to build and exhibit aesthetically powerful art to educate a global audience about plastic pollution in oceans and waterways and spark positive changes in consumer habits.
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This was our 4th visit to Washed Ashore, and we spent as much time here this visit as we have on each preceding visit. Worth the time - amazing sculptures, all made from “garbage” discarded at sea, and washed up on shore. We learn something...More
This is an incredible place to visit. I took my chandkids here and they loved it. They were able to explore as well and take part with some of the art projects. It's amazing to see the great creativity others have.
Really amazing what the artist can create from washed up trash. We saw absolutely pristine beaches in Bandon--they are doing a fantastic job but yet it is eye opening what they find. There is an area where you can help out--we sorted pieces of plastic...More
More than an art gallery, Washed Ashore is a critical voice for our oceans and a serious wake up call about the amount and types of plastics we are dumping into the oceans. Every visitor to Bandon needs to visit Washed Ashore and check out...More
This project was started app. 2010 by an artist to bring about greater awareness and potential change in the amount of trash that is thrown in the ocean and washed up on beaches every day. On display are amazing works of ocean themed art collected,...More
We stopped in Bandon specifically to visit this gallery. The idea that people are out there picking up plastic and then using it to make art is great. The pieces that are in the gallery really are amazing and it took some very creative minds...More
My husband and I wandered into Washed Ashore and were stunned by the beautiful art created from plastic trashed washed ashore. Seeing the abundance of trash makes one want to be more aware of what he uses on a day to day basis. Great activities...More
Great place recycled beach garbage turned into art. Hands on to help or create. A must for children to see all the garbage that washes ashore, what can happen to sea life, and what can be done with it. Or if anything knowing why to...More
We only saw one outdoors but Henry the fish was amazing and quite large. The weather is pretty temperate most of the time so a short stay in the car would be fine and not too hot for your pup. We had our small dog with us... More
We only saw one outdoors but Henry the fish was amazing and quite large. The weather is pretty temperate most of the time so a short stay in the car would be fine and not too hot for your pup. We had our small dog with us too!