Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific
The fourth largest aquarium in the nation with over 11,000 animals on display in more than 50 exhibits that represent the diversity of the Pacific Ocean. The Aquarium of the Pacific is a community-gathering place where important topics facing the planet and oceans are explored by scientists, policy-makers and stakeholders in the search for sustainable solutions
Just in time for Mother’s Day The Aquarium of the Pacific staff is celebrating the birth of the first male harbor seal at the institution, which was born on May 1, 2013.
The Aquarium of the Pacific and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach Team for Aquarium Live Education Program
The Aquarium of the Pacific and Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach are partnering to bring the wonders of ocean learning to hospitalized children and their families. Through the new Aquarium Live education program, patients can take a live look at animal exhibits as they learn and interact with Aquarium staff in real time. Educators will [...]
The Aquarium of the Pacific in collaboration with SpectorDance presents a live multidisciplinary performance about the impacts of human activity on one of Earth’s most valuable resources—the ocean. This performance blends original music, words from interviews with reknown ocean experts, high definition underwater video, and thought-provoking interpretive dance. Choreographer Fran Spector Atkins, Media Artist William [...]
The Aquarium of the Pacific is officially announcing the appointment of Christopher Clinton Conway as its vice president of development. Conway comes to the Aquarium with over fifteen years of fundraising knowledge and experience. He most recently served as executive director of the Joffrey Ballet in Chicago, where he led the organization through a $30 [...]
Easter is almost here. Still trying to decide whether you’d rather slave over a hot stove or let someone else do the dishes? Check out our list of Long Beach Restaurants serving Easter Brunch. You can savor the view with a brunch overlooking the ocean, enjoy a family-friendly breakfast with the Easter Bunny, or skip [...]
Aquarium of the Pacific invites the public to savor sustainable seafood chowders prepared by local chefs while learning about local and responsible seafood choices at Chowderfest! On March 9, chefs compete to create the best dish at the the annual Best of the West Chowderfest. Presented by the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program (SFF), [...]
The Aquarium of the Pacific and the Arts Council for Long Beach are seeking artists from the Long Beach area to submit original artwork for display and sale in the Aquarium’s newly remodeled gift store, Pacific Collections. Artists will be selected based on the quality of the works. An ocean, aquatic, or conservation theme of work [...]
A few lucky Fifth District residents attending the annual free to the public Night at the Aquarium, will have an opportunity to go behind the scenes as part of Open Up Long Beach, to get a look at how the creatures are cared for and what it takes to operate the award winning Aquatic treasure.
The Aquarium of the Pacific has won a 2013 Superintendent’s Award for Excellence in Museum Education for its interactive videoconferencing program. Videoconferencing allows the Aquarium to deliver its education programs to classrooms around the world. “This expanded reach, spreading the Aquarium’s messaging beyond its walls, is a key example of how the institution fulfills its [...]
Vice Mayor Robert Garcia will host a free night at the Aquarium of the Pacific this Thursday, January 31, from 630-830 pm. The event is open to all Long Beach residents who RSVP with the Vice Mayor’s office.