Sea Lion Sculpture Heads to Its “Furever” Home at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center


A New Sea Lion Sculpture, Generously Donated by Laguna Art-A-Fair, Will Caravan to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center to Greet Guests on Aug. 20

Laguna Beach, Calif. – August 12, 2016 – After the artists participating in Laguna Art-A-Fair spent the season painting a sea lion sculpture, the soon-to-be-named creation is finally heading to its “furever” home at the Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Guests are invited to witness as the commemorative parade makes its way up Laguna Canyon Road on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 12:30 p.m. Beginning at the Laguna Art-A-Fair, the sea lion will be transferred, in a donated Meathead Movers truck, to the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, where a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony with the Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce will take place at 1 p.m.

As an additional community experience, the Laguna Art-A-Fair is hosting a call for names for the sea lion. To participate, and to learn more, please visit the Laguna Art-A-Fair Facebook page.


For more information about the Laguna Art-A-Fair and events, visit For more info on the Pacific Marine Mammal Center visit:


About Laguna Art-A-Fair

Founded in 1967, Laguna Art-A-Fair is famous for bringing artists from around the world to Laguna Beach for customers to enjoy. A juried show, Laguna Art-A-Fair is unique among the local shows in that it does not have any residency restrictions, thereby drawing a geographically diverse group of artists whose work is rich in quality yet diverse in content. With 125 exhibitors each year, Laguna Art-A-Fair aims to connect every visitor with at least one artist’s work.



About Pacific Marine Mammal Center

Started as the Friends of the Sea Lion in 1971, the Pacific Marine Mammal Center was the first marine mammal rehab facility in California. The Pacific Marine Mammal Center now rescues, rehabilitates and releases marine mammals and inspires ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration.

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