Free Virtual Art Classes and Educational Videos Hosted by Artist Guy Harvey 4/18/20, 4/21/20, 4/25/20, 4/28/20
Free Virtual Art Classes and Educational Videos Hosted by Artist Guy Harvey
Saturday, 04/18/2020 – 04/28/2020 11:00 am –
Guy Harvey Facebook Page
Back by popular demand, world-renowned marine artist, conservationist, scientist and entrepreneur Dr. Guy Harvey will continue to share his expeditions, insights of the sea and art techniques for families and communities confined to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic through free online art sessions, discussions and educational videos with his daughter Jessica on Facebook Live Saturdays and Tuesdays in April.
The topics and schedule for upcoming sessions are as follows (times are EST):
• MOVIE DAY! (Saturday, April 18 at 11 a.m.) – This Facebook Live kicks off with a showing of “In the Footsteps of Hemingway: A Guy Harvey Expedition.” Dr. Harvey and Jessica will then share their thoughts on the expedition and what inspired them, with a focus on healthy ecosystems. A coral reef painting art session with Dr. Harvey will follow.
• INVASIVE SPECIES (Tuesday, April 21 at 3 p.m.) – During “Jessica Harvey’s Expedition Notebook,” viewers will learn about the terrestrial and marine invasive species, the green iguana and lionfish. A discussion will focus on how they disrupt the ecosystem and what we can do to help. Dr. Harvey will then lead an art session focused on lionfish.
• MOVIE DAY! (Saturday, April 25 at 11 a.m.) – Tiger sharks, their migration patterns and habitats come to life through the documentary “Tiger Shark Express: A Guy Harvey Expedition.” Dr. Harvey and Jessica will discuss interesting data collected from tiger sharks, cyclic migrations and dual habitat use, which will then be followed by a tiger shark painting session.
• INSHORE HABITATS (Tuesday, April 28 at 3 p.m.) – Following three short videos on mangroves and seagrass from “Jessica Harvey’s Expedition Notebook,” Dr. Harvey and Jessica will discuss mangroves and seagrass, global warming and coral reefs. The art session focuses on painting a manatee and redfish.
Viewers who miss the live sessions can catch up at their convenience on Guy Harvey’s Facebook Page by clicking the “videos” tab to see all previous live streams.
Additional educational resources are available online through the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation‘s (GHOF) education page including Shark Talk: Let’s Talk About Sharks!, an educational workbook featuring entertaining stories, colorful artwork, ocean conservation activities and engaging games and quizzes available to download digitally at no cost; the complete collection of more than 30 free short videos, known as Jessica Harvey’s Expedition Notebook; and documentaries hosted by Dr. Harvey available to view on Amazon Prime.