Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation offers free education during pandemic

This mahi painting is one of many in the Guy Harvey collection.

This mahi painting is one of many in the Guy Harvey collection.

To help families stay engaged, entertained and educated during the coronavirus pandemic, Guy Harvey introduced more than 25 educational videos.

The artist, scientist and conservationist introduced the free videos with his daughter Jessica, project manager for the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, at Designed for all ages, the sessions take place on Facebook Live Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. Harvey will share art techniques, inspiration and will take questions.

The online collection of short videos, known as Jessica Harvey’s Expedition Notebook, follow the father and daughter as they travel the world to study and document marine life.

“As we spend more time at home during this difficult time, these videos can provide terrific educational moments for families,” Harvey said in a statement. “From an early age, we can nurture a love of the sea, marine science and marine life. As they better understand the habits and habitats of marine wildlife, we can foster the next generation of ocean conservationists.”


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