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2022 collage of 11 African American Scholar award recipients

February 26, 2022

African-American Scholar Program 2022 Recipients

Eleven students were selected to receive scholarship funds and will be invited to participate in Aquarium projects and events through the program, now in its second year

Crowd seated in Pacific Visions theater while two speakers are on stage

July 9, 2021

Teens Explored Ocean Issues in Aquarium’s Inaugural High Tide Film Festival

The Aquarium received eighty submissions from high school students in twenty cities across Southern California for its inaugural High Tide Film Festival.

African American Scholars 2021 Recipient collage

February 11, 2021

African-American Scholar Program 2021 Recipients

Each of the recipients will receive $10,000 and be invited to participate in presentations, meetings, and other activities at the Aquarium for the duration of the program

Bangs Island Mussels aquaculture farm

May 29, 2020

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.

Painting of otter swimming on its back

September 24, 2018

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.

Man presents award to woman near a podium

July 31, 2017

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.

The Climate Registry Special Recognition Award

May 25, 2017

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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May 8, 2017

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.

Blue striped fish swimming near purple shaded coral

November 10, 2016

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.

Aquarium exterior view from harbor artwork

November 7, 2016

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.

steelheadstorymap

July 11, 2016

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.