The last steel beam of the Aquarium of the Pacific’s new Pacific Visions wing was set in place today during the topping-off ceremony of what will be a 29,000-square-foot, two-story sustainable structure.
Today the Aquarium of the Pacific and Clark Construction Group began chipping away at the mural Portuguese street artist Pantónio painted during Pow! Wow! Long Beach 2016.
The City of Long Beach will loan the Aquarium of the Pacific $10.5 million over the next 10 years to help kickstart its construction of the site’s much anticipated Pacific Visions expansion project.
On Thursday, Milo the sea lion passed away suddenly, and the aquarium and its visitors are mourning the loss of the playful sea mammal.
More than 200 people gathered this morning to see the groundbreaking ceremony of Pacific Visions, the Aquarium of the Pacific’s first major expansion.
The Aquarium of the Pacific took an important step toward realizing its newest attraction in Long Beach after the city council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the remaining $10.7 million of a challenge grant to be paid to the aquarium over the next 10 years.
The Aquarium of the Pacific announced Tuesday plans for a redesigned exhibit and new programming that will call attention to watershed health and water conservation needs for communities and native habitats.
It was a red carpet event at the Aquarium of the Pacific this morning, as the two penguin chicks that hatched in May joined the rest of their family and friends in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat.
The Aquarium of the Pacific and its Southern California Steelhead exhibit were honored for the exhibit’s story map, which used a mix of science, technology and education to illustrate the life cycle, shrinking habitat, conservation efforts and the role the fish has played in the course of California history.
The Aquarium of the Pacific joined zoos and aquariums across the nation on Saturday to raise awareness of the world’s most endangered marine mammal, the vaquita, a rare species of porpoise found only in the northern part of the Gulf of California.