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Aquarium News Archive

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Aquarium Films Win Telly Awards

The Telly Awards honor excellence in video and television on a variety of platforms. The Aquarium has earned forty-six Telly Awards since 2008 for its original short films.

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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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Aquarium Awarded by Local Children’s Hospital

The Aquarium was presented with the 2017 Friend of Child Life Award from Miller Children’s and Women’s Hospital Long Beach in July.

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Aquarium Honored as Founding Member of The Climate Registry

The Aquarium was honored by The Climate Registry with a Special Recognition Award as one of its founding members and a participant in Southern California Edison’s Cool Planet Project.

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Aquarium Wins Prestigious MUSE Award

The Aquarium, in collaboration with Cortina Productions, has won a 2017 MUSE Award from the American Alliance of Museums for a video telling the story of the Aquarium’s first major expansion, the Pacific Visions wing.

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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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Aquarium Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator, a nonprofit organization that aims to provide donors with information to guide their charitable decisions, recognized the Aquarium for strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

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Aquarium Wins Award for Use of GIS to Tell Story of Endangered Fish

The story map was created to connect the public with the Southern California Steelhead exhibit and tell the story of this endangered fish.