Tidal Shift Workshops are a combination of plastic pollution/marine debris education and art-making, hosted by staff members at Salem Public Space Project, Salem Sound Coastwatch, and Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs. Please contact if you would like to host a workshop!

Past Workshops

PEM/PM ARTOPIA! See more at Creative Salem

The PEM was full of community art and we were glad to be a part of it! (photos by Creative Salem)

Collins Middle School

January 18, 2017

We had a wonderful workshop at Collins Middle School. We learned making tactile jellyfish from plastic bags is a great art-making activity for all students. We were asked to come back in the spring for another session!


Jellyfish Hat!



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The Phoenix School

December 7, 2016

Thank you Phoenix School for helping us improve the How-To Guide and helping pioneer the workshops!


Learning to braid!


Transforming single-use plastic bags


Salem Sound Coast Watch teaching table: how plastic hinders birds feeding