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Garibaldi painting by artist Truong Buu Giam

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November 28, 2018

Aquarium Displays Paintings of Marine Life by Truong Buu Giam

Giam uses traditional Vietnamese watercolor techniques to blend liquid resin and acrylic paint in his underwater scenes of marine life.

Frog sitting on a rock looking at viewer.

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November 21, 2018

Photographers Night Photo Contest 2018 Winners

The Aquarium’s 10th annual Photographers Night was held in October, and guests were invited to enjoy an evening of workshops, free equipment rentals, and demonstrations.

Participants in our annual event were invited to share their results for this contest. Here are the winners.

A young man in a canoe fishes near a fish farm at sunset.

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October 5, 2018

Aquarium Debuts National Geographic Photographer’s Exhibit on Aquaculture

A photography exhibit by National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry will be on display at the Aquarium from October 8 through December 8, 2018. It features photographs of aquaculture or seafood farming practices from around the world.

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20th anniversary

September 24, 2018

Aquarium Announces Winners of 20th Anniversary Art Contest

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Aquarium held an art contest presented by JetBlue throughout the summer of 2018. The top twenty entrants were selected to win a round-trip flight on JetBlue.

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May 7, 2018

Art Exhibit Documents Marine Life in South America and Antarctica

Andrés Pruna, a Cuban-American artist, former National Geographic photographer, and independent filmmaker, will present his first art exhibition at the Aquarium of the Pacific this summer.

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February 5, 2018

View Artwork Inspired by Science Expeditions at Sea

The Aquarium is hosting an exhibit of artwork from the Schmidt Ocean Institute’s Artist-at-Sea program through May 31, 2018.

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November 27, 2017

Photographers Night Photo Contest 2017 Winners

The Aquarium’s 9th annual Photographers Night was held in October, and guests were invited to submit their work for an exclusive photo contest. Here are the winners.

Schubel, Ung, Jolie, and Molina at the screening

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October 27, 2017

Angelina Jolie, Loung Ung, and Aquarium Engage Long Beach’s Cambodian Community in Dialogue

The Aquarium of the Pacific hosted a special screening of Netflix’s First They Killed My Father giving local Cambodian residents the chance to speak with the film’s creators, Jolie and Ung.

Mosaic artwork by Marcela Paz Luna Rossel

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October 23, 2017

Weather on Steroids Art Exhibit Now on View

Visual artists collaborated with climate scientists to create the artwork in this exhibition, including paintings and drawings, photography, sculpture, and mixed media installations.

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April 10, 2017

New Aquarium Film Examines Farmed Seafood in the U.S.

The Aquarium has completed a new film produced in partnership with its Seafood for the Future program titled Perspectives on Marine Aquaculture in California and the U.S. A screening will be held on May 25 at the Aquarium.

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February 28, 2017

Aquarium Challenges Design Students to Develop Coastal Resiliency Exhibits

The Aquarium has partnered with the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California, for nearly a decade. In 2016 the two partner institutions were awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to develop projects focusing on climate change and coastal resiliency.

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November 10, 2016

Photographers Night Photo Contest 2016 Winners

The Aquarium’s 8th annual Photographers Night was held in October, and guests were invited to submit their work for an exclusive photo contest. Here are the winners.

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July 14, 2016

Seahorse and Seadragon Illustrations Now on Display

These illustrations were created for the Horses and Dragons exhibits that opened in May to showcase the diversity of this family of fishes.

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June 27, 2016

Aquarium Decorated with Mural During POW! WOW! Long Beach in July

The Aquarium has been selected as a site for the 2016 POW! WOW! Long Beach festival, which brings world-renowned artists to the city to paint several murals over the course of one week in July.

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