Aquarium Events

Seattle Aquarium Sea Otter Conservation Workshop IX

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: Workshop schedule varies, March 27-29, 2015

Join the Seattle Aquarium for the largest meeting of sea otter biologists in the world at our Sea Otter Conservation Workshop. The event will feature over 50 talks, including discussions on wild sea otter biology, ecology, husbandry and conservation presented by biologists at the federal, state and nonprofit level; and updates on sea otters and facility husbandry and research from every U.S. institution that keeps sea otters. This international conference, the ninth since the Seattle Aquarium began hosting them biennially in 1999, will be attended by delegates from the United States, Canada, Europe, Russia and Japan. MORE >

Sea Otter Conservation Workshop
Sound Conversations

Sound Conversations 2015

Addressing Ocean Acidification: Innovation, Cooperation and Leadership

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: Thursday, April 2

Join us as the Seattle Aquarium brings the ocean acidification community together to network and learn about innovative approaches to addressing ocean acidification from leaders in the fields of research, policy and public engagement. MORE >

Marine Mammal Mania

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: April 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 and 25-26

How does the Aquarium celebrate spring? With Marine Mammal Mania—four weekends devoted to some of our favorite animals: wild orcas (April 4-5), harbor seals (April 11-12), northern fur seal (April 18-19) and sea otters (April 25-26). Join us for hands-on activities for kids, special talks, demonstrations and plenty of fun. MORE >

Marine Mammal Mania at the Seattle Aquarium
May Days at the Seattle Aquarium

May Days at the Aquarium

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: Various dates

May 1: May Day at the Aquarium
The original May Day with a marine twist! The Aquarium’s marine mammals will receive treats of flower-shaped ice toys!

May 5: The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG—a chance to have your donations to the Seattle Aquarium go further.

May 10: Mother’s Day at the Aquarium
Celebrate moms of all types, animal and human. Members-only early opening at 9am with a special gift for moms.

May 15: Endangered Species Day
Join us on social media and at the Aquarium to learn more about endangered animals.

May 22-25: Family Science Weekend
Participate in activities to learn about science and research taking place at the Seattle Aquarium. Hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations will help the whole family discover science in a fun way.

Selected weekend days in May: Spring concert series.

Family Science Weekend

Where: Seattle Aquarium

When: May 22-25

Join us at the Seattle Aquarium for fun, hands-on science including looking for plankton, learning about Aquarium research, and more!

Family Science Weekend at the Seattle Aquarium