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April 2019

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

April 3, 2019 10:00 AM—11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

April 3, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

Chip Conley

Chip Conley will discuss the lessons he learned in this role and how people can repurpose their wisdom to launch new chapters in their careers.

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

Susan Kidwell

Susan Kidwell, a sedimentary geologist and paleoecologist, is the William Rainey Harper Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago.

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

April 30, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

Charlan Nemeth

Event CanceledCharlan Jeanne Nemeth will discuss her most recent book on decision-making, In Defense of Troublemakers.

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May 2019

Teacher Family Day

May 11, 2019 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!

Educator Open House

May 23, 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Educator Open House

Pacific Visions Preview

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January 2019

Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

January 9, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

Jeremy Jackson

Ecologist Jeremy Jackson will discuss his book coauthored with journalist Steve Chapple, Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises.

Survivors on the Edge of Land and Sea: How Coastal Life Shaped the Evolution of Our Species

January 16, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Survivors on the Edge of Land and Sea: How Coastal Life Shaped the Evolution of Our Species

Curtis W. Marean

Curtis W. Marean will discuss ancient humans’ reliance on seafood and how human evolution may have been impacted by struggles over this resource.

City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

January 22, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet

Karen Seto

Karen Seto will discuss her book coauthored with Meredith Reba, City Unseen: New Visions of an Urban Planet.

The Great Lakes Piping Plover: Conservation through Collaboration

February 5, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Great Lakes Piping Plover: Conservation through Collaboration

Katie Finch

Aquarium Mammalogist Katie Finch will discuss her experiences rehabilitating abandoned eggs with the Piping Plover Project.

Shifting from Being Right to Doing Right for Animals

February 13, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Shifting from Being Right to Doing Right for Animals

James Gesualdi

Attorney James Gesualdi will discuss constructive approaches to better serve animals, their interests, and well-being in a manner that fosters enduring, transformative change.

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

February 19, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

Jessica Whited

Jessica Whited will cover the mechanisms of regeneration, using limb regeneration in axolotl salamanders as the prime example.

Penguin Conservation in South Africa

February 28, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Penguin Conservation in South Africa

Sara Mandel

Aquarium Aviculturist Sara Mandel will share her experiences working in South Africa with the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 1, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Aquatic Academy

March 6, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 8, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?

March 12, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?

Joshua Goldstein

Joshua Goldstein will present a lecture at the Aquarium to discuss the potential role for nuclear power in addressing climate change.

Aquatic Academy

March 13, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 15, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research

March 19, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research

Sam Muka

Sam Muka will discuss how public aquariums have supported marine conservation research and communicated research outcomes to the general public.

Aquatic Academy

March 20, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 22, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

March 23, 2019 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

NOAA Office of Exploration and Research Professional Development

Participants will learn how to use standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom investigations into the innovative exploration strategies, sophisticated instrumentation and equipment used onboard the ship to explore our largely unknown world ocean.

State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

March 26, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

Manuel Pastor

Sociologist Manuel Pastor will discuss and sign copies of his book, State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future.

Aquatic Academy

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 29, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

April 3, 2019 10:00 AM—11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

April 3, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

Chip Conley

Chip Conley will discuss the lessons he learned in this role and how people can repurpose their wisdom to launch new chapters in their careers.

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

Susan Kidwell

Susan Kidwell, a sedimentary geologist and paleoecologist, is the William Rainey Harper Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago.

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

April 30, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

Charlan Nemeth

Event CanceledCharlan Jeanne Nemeth will discuss her most recent book on decision-making, In Defense of Troublemakers.

Teacher Family Day

May 11, 2019 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!

Educator Open House

May 23, 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Educator Open House

Pacific Visions Preview

Top

February 2019

The Great Lakes Piping Plover: Conservation through Collaboration

February 5, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Great Lakes Piping Plover: Conservation through Collaboration

Katie Finch

Aquarium Mammalogist Katie Finch will discuss her experiences rehabilitating abandoned eggs with the Piping Plover Project.

Shifting from Being Right to Doing Right for Animals

February 13, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Shifting from Being Right to Doing Right for Animals

James Gesualdi

Attorney James Gesualdi will discuss constructive approaches to better serve animals, their interests, and well-being in a manner that fosters enduring, transformative change.

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

February 19, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Studying Salamanders to Decipher Nature's Instruction Manual for Regenerating Limbs

Jessica Whited

Jessica Whited will cover the mechanisms of regeneration, using limb regeneration in axolotl salamanders as the prime example.

Penguin Conservation in South Africa

February 28, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Penguin Conservation in South Africa

Sara Mandel

Aquarium Aviculturist Sara Mandel will share her experiences working in South Africa with the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 1, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Aquatic Academy

March 6, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 8, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?

March 12, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?

Joshua Goldstein

Joshua Goldstein will present a lecture at the Aquarium to discuss the potential role for nuclear power in addressing climate change.

Aquatic Academy

March 13, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 15, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research

March 19, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research

Sam Muka

Sam Muka will discuss how public aquariums have supported marine conservation research and communicated research outcomes to the general public.

Aquatic Academy

March 20, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 22, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

March 23, 2019 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

NOAA Office of Exploration and Research Professional Development

Participants will learn how to use standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom investigations into the innovative exploration strategies, sophisticated instrumentation and equipment used onboard the ship to explore our largely unknown world ocean.

State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

March 26, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

Manuel Pastor

Sociologist Manuel Pastor will discuss and sign copies of his book, State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future.

Aquatic Academy

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 29, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

April 3, 2019 10:00 AM—11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

April 3, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

Chip Conley

Chip Conley will discuss the lessons he learned in this role and how people can repurpose their wisdom to launch new chapters in their careers.

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

Susan Kidwell

Susan Kidwell, a sedimentary geologist and paleoecologist, is the William Rainey Harper Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago.

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

April 30, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

Charlan Nemeth

Event CanceledCharlan Jeanne Nemeth will discuss her most recent book on decision-making, In Defense of Troublemakers.

Teacher Family Day

May 11, 2019 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!

Educator Open House

May 23, 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Educator Open House

Pacific Visions Preview

Top

March 2019

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 1, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Aquatic Academy

March 6, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 8, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?

March 12, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

What Role Should Nuclear Power Play in Solving Climate Change?

Joshua Goldstein

Joshua Goldstein will present a lecture at the Aquarium to discuss the potential role for nuclear power in addressing climate change.

Aquatic Academy

March 13, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 15, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research

March 19, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Stability in a Changing World: The Role of the Public Aquarium in 20th Century Marine Biological Research

Sam Muka

Sam Muka will discuss how public aquariums have supported marine conservation research and communicated research outcomes to the general public.

Aquatic Academy

March 20, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 22, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

March 23, 2019 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

Teacher Workshop: Exploring the Deep Ocean with NOAA

NOAA Office of Exploration and Research Professional Development

Participants will learn how to use standards-based lessons and other online resources that guide classroom investigations into the innovative exploration strategies, sophisticated instrumentation and equipment used onboard the ship to explore our largely unknown world ocean.

State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

March 26, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future

Manuel Pastor

Sociologist Manuel Pastor will discuss and sign copies of his book, State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future.

Aquatic Academy

March 27, 2019 7:00 PM—9:00 PM

Aquatic Academy

Thriving in the Anthropocene: A Prescription for a California Model

California is experiencing all of the major impacts and has the opportunity to develop a model of how to thrive in the Anthropocene that could serve not only other states, but also other nations.

Teacher Appreciation Month

March 29, 2019 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

Teacher Appreciation Month

The Aquarium <3's Teachers

To thank our educators for all their hard work, the Aquarium is offering $7 admission to all preK-12 teachers and school support staff through March 31, 2019.

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

April 3, 2019 10:00 AM—11:00 AM

Panel Discussion: STEM Careers at the Aquarium

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

As part of the City of Los Angeles’ month-long City of STEM science festival, the Aquarium will host a panel discussion on careers it offers that require science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

April 3, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Trading Wisdom Amongst Generations: The New Sharing Economy

Chip Conley

Chip Conley will discuss the lessons he learned in this role and how people can repurpose their wisdom to launch new chapters in their careers.

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

April 23, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Unsuspected Collapse of SoCal Marine Communities in Historic Times: Novel Insights from Very Young Fossils

Susan Kidwell

Susan Kidwell, a sedimentary geologist and paleoecologist, is the William Rainey Harper Professor in Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago.

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

April 30, 2019 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Embracing Dissent for the Best Decision Making

Charlan Nemeth

Event CanceledCharlan Jeanne Nemeth will discuss her most recent book on decision-making, In Defense of Troublemakers.

Teacher Family Day

May 11, 2019 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Day!

Educator Open House

May 23, 2019 6:00 PM—9:00 PM

Educator Open House

Pacific Visions Preview

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