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Dancing with Sea Lions
The Dancing With Sea Lions project began as a fundraiser for the 20th Anniversary of the Florence Events Center. The volunteers of the Florence Arts, Culture, and Entertainment nonprofit group (previously known as the Friends of the FEC) headed up this project in conjunction with the Florence Events Center Staff. Twenty life size sea lion sculptures were each painted by a different artist. All of them were displayed with their sponsors along the Oregon Coast till October of 2016, when they were then purchased by businesses and individuals. Fifteen of them are still publicly displayed in Florence and near by coastal locations. See our 'Where are they now' map for their current locations, and check our blog for updates. Share your Dancing Sea Lion pics with us and we'll add them to our Gallery of images.
Heceta Takes Flight
Location: Walk-in Clinic at Peace Health Medical Center
Heceta Takes Flight was created by artist Julie Larson. She represents the magnificent Heceta Head Light House and all her sister lighthouses found on the Oregon Coast. She can be found on the parking island in front of the 380 Building at Peace Health Medical Center Campus on 9th Street.
Originally Heceta was dancing on the Old Town Boardwalk in Newport, OR, where she was sponsored by Oregon Coast Magazine.
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