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Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Saving the seas

Once inside the store, I was admiring the items they had in their store. They made beautiful items... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Neat Museum with a Great Message

Nice 30 minute stop to see the neat pieces of art formed out of the ocean garbage. Great message... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Houston, Texas
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We are a non-profit community art project who's mission is to build and exhibit aesthetically powerful art to educate a global audience about plastic pollution in oceans and waterways and spark positive changes in consumer habits.
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325 2nd St SE, Bandon, OR 97411-9653
+1 541-329-0317
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was able to look in the window but the gallery was closed the day I was there. In the window I saw numerous items that had been made from garbage that was washed up on the beach.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank sagarlewis
Reviewed 17 January 2019

Really appreciate the work these people do in making things from trash come ashore from the sea. For those who like museums, this would be a great place, just not really our style. Nice place, clean, and absolutely nothing wrong with it if it is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Travelin' O
Reviewed 9 November 2018

Once inside the store, I was admiring the items they had in their store. They made beautiful items with washed ashore items from the ocean. I could see some of these items in my home. One of the ladies had written: "I came to the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

This gallery has art work made from all of the trash that is found on the beaches in Oregon. The staff are very friendly and committed to this cause. Some of the art is for sale, but a little pricey

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JLWK2015
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Nice 30 minute stop to see the neat pieces of art formed out of the ocean garbage. Great message here and a great way to show the hazards of littering in the water. Definitely worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jared625
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Anyone interested in art and the environment should visit this gallery. Fascinating sculptures made from plastic debris collected along the shore as well as a hands-on workshop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AndrewComens
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This was our 4th visit to Washed Ashore, and we spent as much time here this visit as we have on each preceding visit. Worth the time - amazing sculptures, all made from “garbage” discarded at sea, and washed up on shore. We learn something...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank doggydaddy99
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is an incredible place to visit. I took my chandkids here and they loved it. They were able to explore as well and take part with some of the art projects. It's amazing to see the great creativity others have.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rita M
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Really amazing what the artist can create from washed up trash. We saw absolutely pristine beaches in Bandon--they are doing a fantastic job but yet it is eye opening what they find. There is an area where you can help out--we sorted pieces of plastic...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ptbecki
Reviewed 7 August 2018

More than an art gallery, Washed Ashore is a critical voice for our oceans and a serious wake up call about the amount and types of plastics we are dumping into the oceans. Every visitor to Bandon needs to visit Washed Ashore and check out...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Jerry F
28 April 2018|
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Response from Alison P | Reviewed this property |
We only saw one outdoors but Henry the fish was amazing and quite large. The weather is pretty temperate most of the time so a short stay in the car would be fine and not too hot for your pup. We had our small dog with us... More
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Response from almyt | Reviewed this property |
The hours vary depending on the season. Currently they are open Thursday-Saturday only, 12-6.