8th Annual Bird & Nature Art Show to Benefit Pelican Island Conservation Society

Photo of the 3D winner 1st place 2019 Floyd Markowitz
Photo of the 3D winner 1st place 2019 Floyd Markowitz

The 8th Annual Bird & Nature Art Show to benefit Pelican Island Conservation Society will be October 9th – 11th at the Sebastian River Art Club, located at 1245 Main Street, in Sebastian.

Each year, the 501(c)(3) organization puts on this show during National Refuge Week.

There will be around 50 artists represented in various work with a reception on Friday 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. The art show will be Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm & Sunday 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm.

The judges this year are artist Mark Wygonik and Barb Schlitt-Ford of the Environmental Learning Center.

The public is welcome to attend. However, mask are required.

The Mission of the Pelican Island Conservation Society

The Pelican Island Conservation Society’s mission is to promote awareness, conservation, stewardship, and use of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and to support Refuge projects.

They are an environmental organization whose goals are heighten awareness of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge as the nation’s first National Wildlife Refuge, provide education and outreach opportunities to the public, promote the interests of Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge and the National Wildlife Refuge System through advocacy, and provide funding for the project and programs of the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.

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