On Saturday the Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its 16th annual Moompetam: Native American Festival online.
Less than a week before he was to take over as president and CEO of the Aquarium of the Pacific, Peter Kareiva was packing up stuff from his office at UCLA, and packing up stuff from his apartment in Westwood and then he was going to head up to Seattle to pack up stuff from the home he shares with his wife Celina, a noted photographer and artist. Soon, his new office will be stuffed.
The Aquarium of the Pacific’s multi-million dollar expansion, Pacific Visions, celebrated its one-year anniversary with its doors closed. Its theater’s 300 seats sat empty and have remained so for much of the year—along with all the aquarium’s indoor exhibits—due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has put a severe financial strain on the city icon.
Spend 30 minutes up-close with one of the aquarium’s magellanic penguins during this special exhibit.
The first round of club programming begins Monday, July 27 and runs the week to July 31.
Peter Kareiva, the director of the Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA, will take over as CEO and president of the aquarium, the fourth largest in the U.S., on Aug. 1.
Visitors aged two and over must wear a mask.
Talks will include dragons, gelatinous sea creatures and fish with hair.
We asked and, yes, the fish missed you.
A green sea turtle, flashlight fish that glow and clownfish are among the more than a dozen new animal species that are highlighted at the Aquarium’s new coral reef exhibit.