Scuba divers may flock to Florida’s coasts in search of vibrant marine life and coral-covered shipwrecks, but come June, they will also be able to view contemporary art as they explore the seabed. As Emily Petsko of Mental Floss reports, America’s first underwater “museum” is scheduled to launch this summer, bringing seven sculptures to a site off South Walton, Florida.
Aptly titled the Underwater Museum of Art (or UMA), the project will be located amidst an artificial reef 60 feet below the surface of the water. There is no entry fee, but visitors are responsible for bringing their own diving gear and arranging a boat ride out to the museum site.
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