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Aquarium Lectures

The Aquarium’s First Wednesdays Series invites experts in the fields of science, conservation, and government, as well as artists, authors, explorers, and more.

Guest lecturer in front of audience with large graphic on screen.

Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Andrew Reitsma

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Watch Full Lectures

Catch up on lectures at the Aquarium featuring scientists, artists, journalists, and Aquarium staff members.

A full archive dating back to 2010 is available on the website. Lectures cover a wide variety of topics, from ocean research and conservation to how we can use art to build connections to nature and among people. Each speaker also records a short Aquacast at the Aquarium, and this archive is also available on the website.

Also enjoy our virtual lecture series and virtual festivals.

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Science on a Sphere Shows

View the Aquarium’s Science on a Sphere shows on the SOS Explorer app.

The app was created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Spotfin porcupinefish three quarter pose

Spotfin porcupinefish (*Diodon hystrix^) Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific/Robin Riggs