The History of Diving Museum invites you to help fill the scene!
Giving Tuesday fundraising continues through the giving season! Please Dive Into Generosity today.

Dive Into Art: Edge of the Sea graphic showing donor names to be added to scene.

At the start of 2023, HDM will unveil our new limited-time featured exhibit, Dive Into Art: Edge of the Sea. This community art exhibit will showcase work from the Art Guild of the Purple Isles and students from eleven elementary, middle, and high schools throughout the Florida Keys, Participants will create art to celebrate the plants and animals that thrive where land meets the sea all while learning about mangroves, tidal zones, and the unique wildlife to be found in these habitats.

As we approach the season of giving, we are calling on the generosity of our community to support development of the new exhibit. By becoming a sponsor, you will give students the ability to participate, buy art supplies for students and teachers as well as support outreach presentations in schools and the community. Every dollar helps to complete the habitat portrait which will be proudly displayed in the Dive Into Art: Edge of the Sea exhibit. 

Sponsorships still available for all levels:

Students: $15 | Giving Tuesday Goal – 200 students $3,000

Teacher: $50 | Giving Tuesday Goal 11 teachers $550

Classroom Art Supplies: $150 | Giving Tuesday Goal – 11 schools $1,650

Dive Into Art School Presentation: $250 | Giving Tuesday Goal – 11 schools $2,750

Community Outreach Event: $1,500 | Giving Tuesday Goal – $1,500

Giving Tuesday Goal Total: $9,450

Thank you for your support of Dive Into Art: Edge of the Sea! Click here to choose a level.
Click the yellow button at the top of the page to determine your own amount.

We would like to invite you to be part of the Museum Family and Surface Support Team. Your visits, memberships, and contributions help us care for everything from the smallest of artifacts like the Venetian trade beads to the largest diving machines, as well as working to preserve the rich history of “man’s quest to explore under the sea” and the Bauer Diving History Research Library.

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In addition, your donations allow HDM to continue important Educational Outreach programs that benefit families, schools, special interest groups and organizations. In the upcoming months, Museum in Motion will be focusing on our Featured Exhibit, Sponge Hunters: Key West Hookers, Bahamian Freedivers and the Hard Hat divers of Tarpon Springs!

Please consider giving a tax deductible gift today, which will continue those efforts that pioneers started so long ago. No amount is too small or too large.

The process is simple. You can stop by the Museum in person, go on-line 24/7, or mail your gift to the Museum.

The History of Diving Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We greatly appreciate you, our dive buddies and air supply, and look forward to additional educational outreach in 2022 and growing in 2023. Donating Items

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