Virginia Aquarium Theater to Close for Renovations

August 29, 2014 | 3:30 pm |  View Release

(VIRGINIA BEACH, VA) – The Virginia Aquarium 3D IMAX® Theater will close Monday, September 1 for a major renovation and upgrade. The theater was originally built in 1996, 10 years after the Aquarium's initial opening. When the movie theater reopens in early November it will continue to be a giant screen 3D theater but it will be newly bra... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Media Advisory

August 15, 2014 | 12:00 pm

The Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team will release three rehabilitated turtles that were hooked by recreational fishermen.
This year's naming theme for rehab patients at the Aquarium is "heroes and villains." The sex of each young turtle is yet to be determined.
Ursula, a Kemp's ridley which is th... Read More

Fall Virginia Aquarium Happenings

August 11, 2014 | 4:30 pm |  View Release

The Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD
MR. POTATO HEAD needs you to join his tater team for some fun, and educational expeditions at the Virginia Aquarium. Opening October 18, the Adventures of MR. POTATO HEAD is an exciting hands-on traveling exhibit created by the Betty Brinn Children's Museum in collaboration wit... Read More

Virginia Aquarium Foundation Announces New Board Members

August 1, 2014 | 3:30 pm |  View Release

(Virginia Beach, VA) – The following new members to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center Foundation Board of Trustees were recently announced. They include: Kevin P. Furey, CRPC®, Resident Director and Financial Advisor, Merrill Lynch; Andrew C. Hodge, PNC Bank, Senior Vice President, Commercial Group Manager; Rob Nicholson,... Read More