Tuesday, July 23, 2024

History of Diving Museum To Host Special Pop-Up ‘Underwater with Wyland’ Event


The History of Diving Museum in Islamorada, Florida will be hosting a cool “pop-up event” this coming Friday featuring acclaimed marine artist Wyland.

Wyland will be painting live in the Museum Library where attendees will get a chance to join a “Meet & Greet” while observing him create his art. At least four original pieces will be auctioned for US$2,500 (~2,046 Euros) each during the event. Attendees will have an opportunity to take home their customized Wyland original.

All attendees will receive a swag bag, which includes a free gift autographed by Wyland.

History of Diving Museum To Host Special Pop-Up 'Underwater with Wyland' Event
History of Diving Museum To Host Special Pop-Up ‘Underwater with Wyland’ Event

This June 4th, 2021 ticketed “Underwater with Wyland” event includes a docent-guided tour of the Museum. Ten tours of eight guests will be guided through the exhibits, ending in the Library to meet the artist. Wyland merchandise will also be available for purchase and then have autographed on-site.

Light appetizers and a cash bar will be provided by Green Turtle Inn.

Tickets are just $75 each, with a $50 discount offered on a Group Tour package for up to eight. Proceeds from the event will benefit both the Wyland Foundation and History of Diving Museum’s educational outreach efforts.

To purchase tickets or learn more about the event, send an email to  programs@divingmuseum.org or call the museum at 305-664-9737.

Wyland & Fabian Cousteau
Wyland & Fabian Cousteau
John Liang
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John Liang is the News Editor at DeeperBlue.com. He first got the diving bug while in High School in Cairo, Egypt, where he earned his PADI Open Water Diver certification in the Red Sea off the Sinai Peninsula. Since then, John has dived in a volcanic lake in Guatemala, among white-tipped sharks off the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica, and other places including a pool in Las Vegas helping to break the world record for the largest underwater press conference.