Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa Sponsors “The Wave” Sculpture at Underwater Museum of Art

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July 27, 2019
WHO:  Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa – Northwest Florida’s largest full-service beachfront resort.
 
WHAT:  Northwest Florida’s premier full-service beachfront resort hotel has announced a partnership with the Underwater Museum of Art in South Walton, Florida. The resort has sponsored “The Wave” sculpture, a creation courtesy of American artist Benjamin Mefford. The sculpture, a larger-than-life hand, has been constructed to facilitate coral growth utilizing Kansas fencepost limestone columns. These repurposed columns are relics from early settlers who split each block using rudimentary techniques. Now fallen and cast aside, the limestone blocks offer a meaningful and useful sculptural material. Aligned next to each other, narrowly separated, and mounted to stainless steel rods, these columns will form the fingers and palm of the sculpture.
 
WHEN: The new sculpture project was launched at the beginning of July 2019.
 
WHEREThe Underwater Museum of Art is a permanent sculpture park located in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico off Grayton Beach State Park in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida. The museum’s exhibits lie within a mile of the shore at a depth of 57 feet.
 
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About Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa
Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa, managed by Sandcastle Resorts & Hotels, is located on the sugar-white sands and emerald-green waters of Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast near Destin in South Walton, Fla. Northwest Florida’s largest full-service beachfront resort hotel boasts 602 spacious accommodations, more than 60,000 square feet of indoor/outdoor award-winning meeting space, a world-class spa and state-of-the-art fitness center, six on-site dining venues – including the Emerald Coast’s only AAA Four-Diamond steakhouse – abundant resort recreation options, access to championship golf courses, and close proximity to the area’s best attractions. A place where moments become memories that last a lifetime, there is only one Hilton Sandestin Beach. For more information on the premier hotel, visit HiltonSandestinBeach.com, or stay up-to-date with its latest news and promotions on its FacebookTwitter or Instagram.

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