Seattle Aquarium welcomes Brian Skerry to SeaChange fundraiser

SEATTLE—On Tuesday, October 10, the Seattle Aquarium will hold its fifth annual fundraising breakfast benefiting conservation and research. Held at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, this year’s SeaChange features Brian Skerry—internationally recognized National Geographic magazine photographer. Skerry will share his gripping portrait of the ocean as a place of beauty and mystery, a place in trouble and ultimately, a place of hope that will rebound with the proper attention and care. For almost two decades, Skerry has explored environments of extreme contrasts—from tropical coral reefs to diving beneath polar ice. In 2010, National Geographic named one of Brian’s images among their “50 greatest photographs of all time.”

“We are thrilled to have Brian Skerry as our keynote speaker for SeaChange,” said event chair Eric Steinwinder. “His powerful photography epitomizes the need to take action on behalf of ocean health—and fits perfectly with the Seattle Aquarium’s work to inspire conservation action in every individual we reach.”

SeaChange information:
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Sheraton Seattle Hotel, 1400 6th Avenue
Suggested minimum donation: $150
RSVP deadline: September 29 

About the Seattle Aquarium
The Seattle Aquarium is one of Washington state’s leading environmental education and stewardship institutions, and the region’s gathering place for discussion and sharing information about marine conservation. It maintains a number of research initiatives in cooperation with federal, state, zoological and university partners. The Aquarium is located on Pier 59, at 1483 Alaskan Way.

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