Local June 14, 2023 | 10:39 am

Photographic exhibition “Depths that tell stories” will arrive at the Museum of the Royal Shipyards of Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo.- From June 30 to September 8, the Museum of the Royal Shipyards will host an intriguing photographic exhibition titled “Depths that Tell Stories.” This unique exhibition brings together the captivating work of divers and explorers who participated in daring underwater expeditions. These intrepid adventurers uncovered a portion of the extensive underwater heritage of the Dominican Republic, which is now showcased in the MAR museum. The exhibition’s mesmerizing photographs depict moments and landscapes captured from the depths of the Dominican coast, recounting tales of shipwrecks and researchers. Through these images, visitors are invited to contemplate underwater archaeology, appreciate the wonders of nature, and delve into the hidden cultural treasures concealed among the corals and sands.

“Depths that Tell Stories” features a collection of photographs generously donated by architect Pedro José Borrell Bentz and researcher Burt Webber. This exhibition provides a remarkable opportunity to explore the submerged world through the eyes of those who have brought countless archaeological artifacts to the surface. It presents multiple perspectives from participants in various expeditions who have investigated and shared the stories of different shipwrecks.

The Museo de las Atarazanas Reales, a symbol of Santo Domingo’s naval history and archaeology, provides the perfect setting to bring this photographic exhibition to life. Visitors will have the chance to immerse themselves in a world of captivating images and marvel at the astonishing wonders hidden beneath the ocean’s depths.

The exhibition will be open to the public at the Museo de las Atarazanas Reales in Santo Domingo from June 30 to September 8, 2023. For further details about the exhibition and the museum, please visit @museodelmarrd on social media.

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