Monterey Bay Aquarium presents "Beyond Blue" at The Yard in SF

Jul 13, 2016

What: Monterey Bay Aquarium invites you to The Yard at Mission Rock​ for the unveiling of "Beyond Blue," an aquarium-commissioned mural by noted post-pop artist Aaron Kai. On Saturday, July 16 from 1 to 3 p.m. enjoy music, prizes, delicious food and beverage from local partners and be among the first to see artist Aaron Kai’s gorgeous new addition to the community space. ​

Where: The Yard​ at Mission Rock. Open year-round, 7 days per week, The Yard occupies a portion of the San Francisco Giants Parking Lot A, at the corner of 3rd St. and Terry Francois Blvd.

Description: Celebrate the unveiling of a new ocean-themed mural from Aaron Kai, whose vibrant wave designs are recognized worldwide. The colorful mural showcases the beauty of San Francisco Bay and highlights the Monterey Bay Aquarium mission: to inspire conservation of the ocean. Part of the aquarium’s summer marketing campaign, the goal is to educate and inspire visitors to The Yard, raising awareness of ocean plastic pollution through a powerful piece of pop art.

Contact: Yesenia Salas, (831) 261-0706; or Lorraine Yglesias, (408) 242-8945; if you’d like to attend the unveiling party. Contact Public Relations for more information.

Visit our online newsroom for high resolution images. Check back next week for images of the mural painting process, and event photos from Saturday.

 

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The mission of the nonprofit Monterey Bay Aquarium is to inspire conservation of the ocean.