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Things to See and Do at the Aquarium

There are several ways to visit with discounted admission, plus festivals and arts events, and environmental education opportunities.

Making Waves

More Than You Ever Imagined

Vision

More Than You Ever Imagined

Beyond its world-class exhibits, the Aquarium of the Pacific has extensive programming that educates and inspires people of all ages, connects science and the arts, gathers experts to tackle the planet’s biggest environmental problems, and conserves endangered animals and threatened ecosystems.

African-American Festival

Aquarium Event

Feb 22, 2020, 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

The festival will feature live entertainment and arts and crafts.
Helvola sea nettle

Animals

New Sea Jellies Now on View Were Cultured at the Aquarium

Helvola sea nettles bred at the Aquarium are now on view in the Northern Pacific Gallery. This is the first time an aquarium in the United States has successfully cultured and raised this species.

Alex Lawlor white abalone program

Conservation

Aquarium and Partners to Release Endangered White Abalone for the First Time in History

The Aquarium is a founding partner of the White Abalone Recovery Program and has been working with NOAA for the past eleven years on this project.

 Unwitting Helpers: The Strange, True Story of How Silent Spring and the Clean Water Act Gave Rise to Asian Carp in America

Aquarium Event

Feb 26, 2020, 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Unwitting Helpers: The Strange, True Story of How Silent Spring and the Clean Water Act Gave Rise to Asian Carp in America

Environmental journalist and author Andrew Reeves will discuss the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Water Act in-depth with stories and material from his book Overrun: Dispatches from the Asian Carp Crisis.

Calendar

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February 22, 2020
9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

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February 22, 2020
9:30 AM—11:30 AM

Junior Biologist: Birds

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February 23, 2020
9:00 AM—5:00 PM

African-American Festival

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February 26, 2020
7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Unwitting Helpers: The Strange, True Story of How Silent Spring and the Clean Water Act Gave Rise to Asian Carp in America

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February 28, 2020
6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Shark Lagoon Nights

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