Sip wine, watch Sea Lions paint, eat hors d’oevres and help support the Mystic Aquarium. Mystic Aquarium’s Ocean Blue Catering and TDP Art Studios of New London have teamed up to offer a traditional “wine and design” class with a bit of flare and a lot of care. On Thursday, February 11 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, TDP Art Studios will provide art instructions as part of Ocean Blue Catering’s “Canvas & Vino” event. A portion of the proceeds from every event ticket sold goes to support Mystic Aquarium’s “One Ocean, One Mission” initiatives towards conservation, education, and, of course, animal care.
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time: 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location: Mystic Aquarium, Penguin Cafe Kitchen
Cost: $65 ($55 members) Purchase Tickets Here
The ticket price of $65 ($55 members) includes this unique animal encounter, instructions for the creation of an animal-themed painting, supplies, light hors d’oeuvres, two glasses of wine and the gratification of supporting a worthy cause. There will also be a cash bar at this 21+ event. Advanced Guests will be entered into a raffle to win the animal masterpiece created at the start of the event.
The session begins with an overview of how sea lions at Mystic Aquarium use painting as an enrichment activity. Experience a behind-the-scenes painting activity that sharpens the mind of young sea lions and learn why painting is important to animal care. Get up-close to these marvelous creatures and learn about their species during a private meet-and-greet session.
Get creative for a cause. A portion of the proceeds from every event ticket sold goes to support Mystic. A family friendly event is scheduled for Friday, February 26 2016 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm as Mystic Aquarium’s Ocean Blue Catering and TDP Art Studios host Canvas & Cookies: Color Crawl.