Preuss Tide Pool Plaza is now open! Opportunities for hands-on animal encounters are available at our North and South tide pools.
Please Note: The MPA Touch Pool on Tide Pool Plaza remains closed until October 22.
Ocean Prototype Night - Virtual Event
This is a past event, please see the Upcoming Events section below to see possible upcoming dates.
Ocean Prototype Nights
Ocean Prototype Nights is a new virtual six-part series that takes place from October 2021 to June 2022 and is part of UC San Diego's Oceanographic Art and Science: Navigating the Pacific project. This project explores the visual and sensory techniques — past and present — used to see, sound, measure, and imagine the Pacific Ocean.
Reclaiming Native Waterways, from the Kumeyaay Coast to Lake Cahuilla
This is the first of this free virtual series and is produced by Paolo Zuñiga and hosted and sponsored by UC San Diego Visual Arts, Birch Aquarium at Scripps, Institute of Arts and Humanities, Design Lab, and the Getty Foundation.
Date: October 14, 2021
Time: 7 - 9 p.m. PDT
7-7:40 p.m. Kumeyaay tule boats (ha kwaiyo) link land and sea, past and present in the Kumeyaay language and culture revitalization movement. Stanley Rodriguez, in dialog with Amy Sara Carroll and Nan Renner at Birch Aquarium.
7:40-8:20 p.m. Kumeyaay weaving, from baskets to fishnets, show artistry and ingenuity, drawing from a varied terrain from the coast to the Colorado River. Martha Rodriguez, in dialog with Ricardo Dominguez and Lisa Cartwright at Kosay Kumeyaay Market.
8:20-9 p.m. Position Vector Salton Sea measures the rapid disappearance of the Salton Sea on tribal lands (site of ancient Lake Cahuilla) in a site-specific art installation created by the Torres Martinez Cahuilla Desert Indian Tribal Community in partnership with land artist Hans Baumann. Hans Baumann in dialog with James Nisbet, Manuel Schvartzberg Carrió and Joe Riley at the Institute of Contemporary Art, San Diego/North.
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