BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:icalendar-ruby CALSCALE:GREGORIAN BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161204T144524Z UID:215311 DTSTART:20120513T000000 DTEND:20130106T000000 DESCRIPTION:

Long before humans first appea red on Earth\, sharks were swimming the seas. They predate dinosaurs by abo ut 200 million years and were revered by ancient human societies as gods. S harks come in all shapes and sizes. There are angel sharks\, basking sharks \, blues sharks\, bull sharks\, gray sharks\, lemon sharks\, sleeper sharks \, and tiger sharks\, among many other varieties. Not only are they found i n every ocean of the world\, but in many rivers and lakes as well. This maj or exhibition has been organized by the Museum of Art in association with N ova Southeastern University's Oceanographic Center.

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It is guest curated by acclaimed wildlife artist\, author an d environmentalist Richard Ellis\, who is working to bring together both ar t and science in documenting the world's never-ending fascination with thes e celebrated creatures of the sea. In addition to drawings of all the known varieties of sharks in the world\, the exhibition contains photographs\, s culptures\, and video as well as a section devoted to the sensational impac t of the 1975 Steven Spielberg film Jaws. In recent years\, attent ion has turned to protecting the habitats of these magnificent animals and the exhibition documents advances made in those areas as well\, including t he July 2011 banning of all commercial shark fishing by the island nation o f the Bahamas.

LOCATION:NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale\,1 East Las Olas Blvd. \nFort Laude rdale\, FL 33301 SUMMARY:SHARK\, Richard Ellis END:VEVENT BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTAMP:20161204T144524Z UID:215312 DTSTART:20120513T120000 DTEND:20120513T170000 LOCATION:NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale\,1 East Las Olas Blvd. \nFort Laude rdale\, FL 33301 SUMMARY:SHARK\, Richard Ellis END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR