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Dana Wharf Wyland Art Class and Whale Watching

The Dana Wharf Whale Watching and the Wyland Foundation have announced the details for the 2019 Wyland Dolphin and Whale Adventures, “Art Lessons in the Wild” children’s art program.

Whale Watching at Dana Wharf with Wyland

This is one of the most creative hands-on family ocean experiences in Southern California. The program begins January 26, 2019, and continues every Saturday through April 27, 2019.

Children will have an opportunity to learn from the legendary marine life artist Wyland how the ocean’s marine life has inspired him, and partake in an art lesson from Wyland himself via a video feed.

Dana Wharf Art in the Wild details include

Dates: January 26th – April 27th (Saturdays only)
Times: 9:00 am Art Lesson followed by a 2-hour whale watching excursion
10:00 am – 12:00 noon whale watching trip

Participating families receive priority VIP boarding. Art lesson takes place inside the Dana Pride’s spacious salon and is limited to 20 children each session.

Cost at Dana Wharf Whale Watching

A $5 donation/fee, which benefits Wyland’s non-profit foundations art, science, and outreach programs to promote healthy oceans and waterways.

The children’s fee includes an art lesson and 2-hour whale watching adventure package for children ages 3-12 (a $29 value).

*All children must be accompanied by a paying adult – with up to 2 children allowed per adult.
Advanced reservations are required for this popular program.

Wyland Art Contest

Wyland Art Classes at Dana Wharf

This special adventure includes prizes for art submissions.

All art submissions will be personally judged by artist Wyland. The three judged art categories are: 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12 years. The art contest features multiple winners and one grand prize winner.

The grand prize is a Wyland limited edition oil painting, valued at $1,500, entitled “Ancient Mariner.” This unique painting brings together the fiery sunset in the vein of his abstract expressionist work, with the anatomically detailed realism of his renowned sea life.

The result is a breathtaking look at nature that is pure Wyland. Photos courtesy of Dana Wharf.

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