Atlantic Museum Lanzarote
Thursday, September 8, 2016
Recently in Lanzarote’s first underwater museum in Europe was inaugurated. The works of artirsta deCaires Jason Taylor have given life to this area of Lanzarote that already can be visited by residents and tourists. The Atlantic Museum became part of the famous, famous for its unique enclaves on such a special island as Lanzarote Resorts Lanzarote.
Atlantic Museum was conceived as a place for the preservation, conservation and environmental education
marine and nature integral part of the system of human values. This is a latent message in the work of deCaires Jason Taylor and a call to the defense of the oceans that the artist projects in all its work.
The museum project is creating a huge artificial reef consists of a set of sculptural installations made of concrete neutral pH, over time, serve to increase marine biomass and facilitate the reproduction of the species on the island.
The museum is located about 12 meters deep in the waters off the south coast of Lanzarote, in the bay of Las Coloradas. An enclave primarily chosen by the physical characteristics of the ocean floor, covering an area of 2,500 square meters that will be accessible for snorkelers and divers, and will constitute tourist and cultural focus of attention.