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Please see below for our recent press releases. Digital images and b-roll video are available on request; please contact our public relations team.


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2019 pacific visions exterior


January 8, 2019

New Pacific Visions Wing at the Aquarium of the Pacific Will Open to the Public on May 24, 2019

Inaugural exhibitions and film will include an immersive art gallery experience designed by Convivial Studio

Pacific Visions, a 29,000-square-foot, two-story, sustainable structure designed by the San Francisco-based architecture and design firm EHDD, will house a state-of-the-art immersive theater, exhibition space, an art gallery, and several new live animal exhibits.

Frank Roberts of Lady's Island Oyster Inc. speaks on a panel during the Aquarium's 2018 aquaculture forum.


January 4, 2019

Aquarium Releases Report from U.S. Aquaculture Forum with Ocean Farmers, Chefs, Regulators, Scientists, and Other Stakeholders

The Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program released a report on a forum it convened with American Honda, in partnership with the Honda Marine Science Foundation, titled: Aligning Stakeholder Communications for U.S. Marine Aquaculture at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

Wheelchair dancer (Auti Angel) on stage


January 4, 2019

Aquarium’s 16th Annual Festival of Human Abilities Features Performances and Free Art Classes for Everyone

Celebrate the talents and creativity of people with disabilities at the Aquarium on the weekend of Jan. 26-27, and enjoy live music, dance, art, and demonstrations.

2018 Aquarium Holidays logo


January 1, 2019

Enjoy Holiday Nights at the Aquarium, Where Everyone Gets In for Less Than the Kid’s Price on Special Evenings

The Aquarium of the Pacific offers Discounted Late Nights during the holiday season.

Garibaldi painting by artist Truong Buu Giam


January 1, 2019

Aquarium Displays Paintings of Marine Life by Truong Buu Giam

Giam is a local mixed-media artist who uses liquid resin and acrylic paint in his underwater scenes of marine life.

The Aquarium is displaying Giam’s artwork from December 14, 2018, to February 28, 2019, on the second floor near the entrance to the Tropical Pacific Gallery.

vaquita postcard


December 3, 2018

Zoos and Aquariums Announce 1 Million Cards Campaign to Help Save the Vaquita Porpoise From Extinction

Campaign aims to influence Mexico’s incoming president to continue conservation initiatives to save the fewer than 30 vaquitas left in the world, which are found only in Mexico.

Ray mascot and boy make snow angels


November 29, 2018

Ring In the Holiday Season at the Aquarium During the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Kick off the season with penguins, sea otters, Santa Diver, mascots, and snowfall during the tree lighting ceremony featuring a preview of Aquarium Holidays.

grey reef shark closeup


November 15, 2018

Grey Reef Sharks to Officially Debut at the Aquarium

This is the first time the Aquarium is home to this large shark species.

NOAA Day Insert


November 10, 2018

Aquarium Hosts NOAA Day on November 10

The public can find out how NOAA keeps people informed of the changing environment around them and how they can get involved.

Painting of otter swimming on its back


November 2, 2018

20th Anniversary Art Contest Exhibit on View at the Aquarium December 15

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Aquarium held an art contest presented by JetBlue throughout the summer of 2018.

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