2020 Virtual Beachcombing Festival
Welcome to the Virtual Beachcombing Festival!
Thanks for visiting the festival! The Virtual Beachcombing Festival took place on June 20, 2020 but you can still catch the excitement by watching videos by experts and viewing collections from beachcombers around the world. Read more and see photos from the first Virtual Beachcombing Festival.
- Watch videos by beachcombing experts: You can watch by clicking on the video above, watch the full Virtual Beachcombing Festival YouTube Playlist and comment on the videos, or scroll down for individual links and to meet our speakers.
- View collections from beachcombers around the world.
- View the winners of our Photo Contest
- Shop for amazing jewelry, crafts, and more: We were thrilled to present some of the world's most talented beach artists, craftspeople, and designers. Visit the Festival Exhibitor Quick Links page for an alphabetical list of vendors.
- Welcome - Kirsti Scott
- Seaham Sea Glass - Paula Newman
- Scottish Sea Pottery - Nicole Lind
- Jewelry Found in the Thames - Jason Sandy
- Making Framed Beach Art - Kristin Batista and Virginia Whitted
- Sea Glass Identification - Richard Lamotte
- Distinctive International Beach Finds - Mary McCarthy
- Pacific Road Trip - Mary Beth Beuke
- Beachcombing Ocean Safety - JJ and Pat Caldwell
- Japanese Sea Glass - Christina Sawka
- Beach Art Mosaic Workshop - Mary McCarthy
- Awards Ceremony
View Beachcombing Collections
Take a moment to view collections of beachcombers, artists, and more from around the world below.
- Beachcombing Finds from Hawaii from the Collection of Heather Ganis, Maui, Hawaii
- Beach-Found Beads from the collection of Mary T. McCarthy, Tilghman, Maryland
- Great Lakes Glowers by Tarah Hoffman, Kenosha, Wisconsin
- How to Decorate with Your Beach Finds by Christina Sawka, Sendai, Japan
- Florida Seashells from the collection of Jaime Sawczyn, Jacksonville, Florida
- Tasmanian Sea Glass Stoppers from the Collection of Fiona Dart, Tasmania
- Tiny Seashell Museum on the Sea of Cortez, Puerto Peñasco, Sonora, Mexico
- Beachcombing on Lake Superior with Ann Primozich, Duluth, Minnesota
- Florida Seashells and Art by Amanda Collett, Sebastian, Florida
- Bottles and Bits from the collection of Danielle Perreault, Kennebunk, Maine
- Colors of Asli, Asli Ersahin, Istanbul, Turkey
- Shells of Japan from the collection of Tina Terry, Pacific Grove, California
- Macro and Micro views of the Beach by Kate Clover, Dania Beach, Florida
- Antique Caribbean Sea Glass from the collection of Mary Louise “Wiesy” Lauffer, Lewes, Delaware
- Floats of the Pacific from the collection of Tina Terry, Okinawa, Japan