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Pacific Visions exterior at dusk

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November 21, 2019

Members of Congress Visit Pacific Visions Wing

The representatives visited the Aquarium and toured the Pacific Visions wing as part of the American Congressional Exchange.

On November 2, the Aquarium hosted U.S. Congressional Representatives Alan Lowenthal of California and Garret Graves of Louisiana for a meeting and tour of the new Pacific Visions wing. The visit was part of the American Congressional Exchange initiated by the Bipartisan Policy Center.

Visitors watch yellowtail

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May 23, 2019

Visit the New Pacific Visions Wing

The Aquarium’s new Pacific Visions wing is now open

Journey inside the new stunning glass building to experience a state-of–the-art immersive theater, interactive art installations, engaging multimedia displays, and live animal exhibits.

Pacific Visions Theater Seats

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March 19, 2019

Seats Available for Naming in Honda Pacific Visions Theater

Pacific Visions supporters can now name a seat in the Honda Pacific Visions Theater.

Name a seat in honor of a loved one, business, favorite Aquarium animal, an anniversary or wedding, or in memory of a loved one.

Pacific Visions exterior with dolphin fountain

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March 4, 2019

Pacific Visions Earns Commercial Real Estate Award

On February 25 Pacific Visions earned the top gold award in the public category from the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Awards.

On February 25 Pacific Visions earned the top gold award in the public category from the Los Angeles Business Journal’s Commercial Real Estate Awards.

Aquarium exterior in the evening with Pacific Visions

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February 1, 2019

Pacific Visions Exterior Construction Completed

Project Update

Exterior construction and landscaping has been completed for Pacific Visions, the Aquarium’s first major expansion, which opens to the public on May 24, 2019.

2019 pacific visions exterior

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January 8, 2019

Aquarium Sets Pacific Visions Opening Date

Expansion News

The Aquarium’s new wing will open to the public in May 2019.

Crew on a lift installs glass panel in Pacific Visions facade while officials watch

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October 17, 2018

Final Glass Panel Installed on Pacific Visions Façade

The Aquarium celebrated a milestone in the construction of its expansion, the Pacific Visions wing, when the construction crew installed the last exterior glass panel on the façade.

Pacific Visions Glass Mockup

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August 2, 2018

Aquarium Announces Glass Guild

The Aquarium has created a new giving opportunity for individuals, corporations, and foundations wishing to contribute to Pacific Visions and commemorate their ties to the Aquarium.

Penguin Signs Beam with Help From Aquarium Staff

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January 29, 2018

Pacific Visions Construction Reaches Milestone

The topping-off ceremony is a tradition among builders in which the last steel beam is installed in the building’s structure.

Construction fence surrounding the Pacific Visions site

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June 22, 2017

Pacific Visions Update: Front Plaza Bricks

Commemorative bricks originally installed in the Aquarium’s front plaza are being safely stored during construction.

Pacific Visions North View Rich Gray

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February 2, 2017

Aquarium Holds Pacific Visions Groundbreaking Ceremony

The Pacific Visions wing, the first major expansion project ever undertaken by the Aquarium, will be a 29,000-square-foot, two-story structure.

Pacific Visions - Exterior of Building

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November 22, 2016

Pacific Visions Campaign Reaches 80 Percent of Goal

In the second half of 2016, the Aquarium’s Pacific Visions Campaign secured major gifts and reached a total of $42 million toward the $53 million goal. In addition, actress Cameron Diaz has contributed a testimonial in support of the Aquarium’s efforts.

Pacific Visions - Exterior of Building

Pacific Visions

August 10, 2016

Aquarium’s Pacific Visions Campaign Receives New Support

In July The Ahmanson Foundation made a significant pledge to the Aquarium’s Pacific Visions campaign, becoming one of the project’s major donors.

Pacific Visions - Exterior of Building

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March 17, 2016

Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

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