ICE PACT

Saturday 25 May 2024 to Sunday 26 May 2024

Overview

ICE PACT is an educational project about the Antarctic Treaty System and the moves to include the Southern Ocean in such a treaty. This is done through 30 plus works of art. Each piece tells a story…

ICE PACT is an educational project about the Antarctic Treaty System and the moves to include the Southern Ocean in such a treaty. This is done through 30 plus works of art. Each piece tells a story from this pristine wilderness. This project combines Art & Science. This is one piece of ICE PACT.

The Antarctic Treaty was signed in Washington on 1 December 1959 by the twelve countries whose scientists had been active in and around Antarctica during the International Geophysical Year (IGY) of 1957-58. It entered into force in 1961 and has since
been acceded to by many other nations. The total number of Parties to the Treaty is now 56

Actively welcomes people with access needs.

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Have a step free main entrance to the building and/or reception area (includes ramps or slopes with a maximum gradient of 1:14, otherwise are too steep for wheelchairs)

Have an accessible public toilet which is unlocked

Have step free outdoor pathways (includes picnic areas, barbecues and shelters)