Here at the Ocean Portal, we celebrate the ocean every day. But one time a year—for World Ocean Day—we invite you to join us in special celebrations honoring that great, salty body of water that covers more than 70 percent of our planet.

At the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, our World Ocean Day celebrations will extend over two days, June 7th and 8th. Explore ocean science with interactive activities throughout the museum. Appreciate the ocean's beauty and express yourself through art. Come see a family-friendly underwater musical, watch ocean films, and see cartoonist Jim Toomey create his marine comic strip, Sherman's Lagoon.

All events are free and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

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