Planet or Plastic?

Planet or Plastic?

12 September 2020 – 28 March 2021
ArtScience Museum, 6 Bayfront Avenue (go to Google maps)
Sun – Thu, 10am – 7pm
Fri – Sat, 10am – 9pm
Admission Fees Apply

Planet or Plastic?

Planet or Plastic? shines a spotlight on the fragility of the natural environment as a result of the global plastic waste crisis. Featuring 70 powerful images from photographers around the world, Planet or Plastic? tells the story behind plastic from its invention just over a century ago to its mass consumption today. 

The exhibition endeavours to raise awareness of society’s dependence on plastic by visually depicting the global plastic waste crisis and highlighting the innovative individuals and communities who are working on solutions to this urgent problem.

The show builds upon National Geographic’s multiyear global initiative aimed at reducing the amount of single-use plastic that reaches the ocean.

Within the galleries, ArtScience Museum has also created an educational Interactive Space designed for visitors of all ages. The educational gallery encourages visitors to reflect on their consumption of plastic, including a special focus on how COVID-19 has increased our consumption of single-use plastic, creating new environmental challenges.

Image couretsy of Jordi Chias.

Planet or Plastic? Spotlight Tour with Honor Harger

22 January 2021, 7pm

Meeting point at Planet or Plastic? exhibition entrance, B2

In this special evening tour of Planet or Plastic? with Honor Harger (Executive Director of ArtScience Museum), she will take visitors on a visual journey through profound and inspiring images, videos, and infographics that tell the story of the global crisis of marine plastics, as seen through the lenses of National Geographic photographers and explorers.

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