From Trash To Treasure: Sculptures Made From Trash Found on Hollywood & Fort Lauderdale Beaches On Display

May 26, 2022

Free Our Seas' "Flotsam Fauna" Exhibit is a Collection Of Art created from Marine Debris found on the shores of South Florida Beaches. The giant sculptures, created by Free Our Seas and Beyond, invite the reflection of how the choices of our everyday lives collectively affect our oceans. 

10 sculpture displays of sea creatures and Everglades’ Wildlife use over 1,000 pounds of trash found on the Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale Beaches and other reclaimed plastics. Free Our Seas and Beyond provides a visually stunning platform for environmental education while highlighting the importance of Ocean Conservation and our Interconnectedness.

Inside the "Pollution Solutions" Exhibit in the Gallery you will discover some fascinating facts about our oceans, Mangroves, the Everglades and solutions to the Pollution that threatens their existence and why conservation of these resources is so important to all of us. See displays, samples and a live aquarium.

Opening Weekend Programming, May 28th – May 30th, Special Artist-Guided Tours given by Kurt and Manon Wiese at 10:30 a.m. & 3:30 p.m. Treebo Band Live Music 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Kids’ Corner Free Activities presented by the International Game Fishing Association (IGFA) and Free Our Seas from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. On Saturday Food Trucks Master Arepa and Hip-Pops will be On-Site, Sunday & Monday, Alpine Foods will be serving up Kebabs and Frozen Lemonade.

Treebo is a fresh splash of south Florida Soul with strong Latin Beats. Treebo is a melding of talented Worldwide Musicians and Singers who create captivating Music.

Admission to the Flamingo Gardens is $21.95 for ages 12+, $15.95 for ages 3-11, Flamingo Gardens Members and children 2 or younger are FREE. Narrated Tram Tours, Gallery Pollution Solutions Exhibits and Specialty Weekend Programming are included in the admission price. Tickets may be purchased On-line or On-Site in the Welcome Center/Gift Shop.

Flamingo Gardens is located at 3750 South Flamingo Road, Davie, Florida 33330. Specialty Weekend Programs may be subject to change. Please check the Web-Site for details prior to your visit. For more information, visit: www.FlamingoGardens.org Or call: (954) 473-2955.