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There are several ways to visit with discounted admission, plus festivals and arts events, and environmental education opportunities.
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.
With the opening of Pacific Visions and other accomplishments in ocean conservation and educational offerings, 2019 was a significant year in the Aquarium’s history.
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.
The Aquarium unveiled a new art installation on its front plaza on November 27. The sea urchin sculpture with spines that light up at night will be outside the Aquarium until May 2020.
Enjoy educational activities for kids and teens, art installations, discounted late nights, and opportunities to start the new year learning about issues affecting the ocean and wildlife.
As part of California’s annual Coastal Clean-Up Day, the Aquarium hosted a beach clean-up on the Long Beach Peninsula on September 21, 2019.
Looking for gift ideas that also help the ocean? The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific has many unique options to choose from, and dollars spent with the Aquarium support its animal care, conservation, and education programs.
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.
Participants in our annual event were invited to share their results for this contest. Here are the winners.
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.
For her One Artist Five Oceans project, Danielle Eubank has sailed and painted all of the oceans on the planet. Her artwork will be on view at the Aquarium November 5 to January 5.
The Aquarium will host special guest animals from wildlife rescue and outreach organization Conservation Ambassadors with meet-and-greet opportunities and shows.
Through its Seafood for the Future program, the Aquarium will participate in a two-year research project to assess how changing policies and fisheries conditions in the United States may have supported or hindered development of this industry.
Dr. Schubel joined the Aquarium in 2002. He will remain in his current role while the Aquarium’s Board of Directors conducts a search for his replacement.