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December 8, 2008 – March 29, 2009
Museum: Natural History Museum
Location: Ground Floor, Baird Ambulatory
Works by the the first place winners from each age group in the national competition of the Coastal America Ocean Art Contest are on view. The contest drew hundreds of entries from throughout the United States and Mexico from kindergarteners to college students. Challenged to convey one of the seven Essential Principles of Ocean Literacy, the winners were selected based on visual impact, communication of the principle, and artistic merit.