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Audubon Members Go Behind-the-Scenes at the Aquarium

2014-07-24

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 24, 2014
Contact: Katie Smith
Office 504-378-2693
Cell 504-278-0542
ksmith@auduboninstitute.org

 

Audubon Nature Institute Members Go Behind-the-Scenes at
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
SEAlebration, Wednesday, August 6, 2014 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.

 

(New Orleans, La.)– Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is throwing a party to thank thousands of its closest friends – members!

Audubon Nature Institute members are invited to peek behind the scenes of their favorite Aquarium at SEAlebration, a free party for Audubon Nature Institute members. The annual event will be held Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, located at 1 Canal Street in New Orleans.

Membership booths will be open the night of SEAlebration, so guests can join right at the entrance and enjoy the festivities.

SEAlebration visitors will enjoy special opportunities not offered during regular public hours, including extraordinary views from the top of the Caribbean Reef and Gulf of Mexico exhibits and an up-close meet and greet with some of the Aquarium’s most popular residents. Attendees also are invited to talk with divers, meet the penguin keepers, and enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at where meals are specially prepared for the Aquarium's animals.

The party also will feature Louisiana music stars including New Orleans’ premier dance and party band, The Wise Guys. There also will be face painting by Art from the Heart and visits by Audubon Nature Institute outreach vehicles.

Entomologists from Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium will feature an up-close encounter with a few of your favorite live bugs and edible insect treats.  

Attendees are invited to watch the computer-animated film, “Epic” free of charge at Entergy IMAX® Theatre and also enjoy a 20% discount at the gift shop on select items.

SEAlebration is at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, August 6, 2014 and free for Audubon Nature Institute members.  It is a celebration like no other! Visit www.AudubonInstitute.org or call (504) 861-5105 for details.

Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
Tickets to Audubon Aquarium of the Americas are $22.50 for adults, $16.00 for children and $17.00 for seniors.  Admission is free for Audubon Nature Institute members. Advance tickets are recommended and can be purchased by visiting AudubonInstitute.org or at any Audubon Nature Institute attractions.  Audubon Aquarium of the Americas is located at 1 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130.

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Audubon Nature Institute is a 501(c)3 not for profit that operates a family of museums and parks dedicated to nature. These New Orleans facilities include: Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, Woldenberg Riverfront Park, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Freeport-McMoRan Audubon Species Survival Center, Entergy IMAX® Theatre, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, Audubon Louisiana Nature Center, Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and Audubon Nature Institute Foundation. Ron Forman is President and CEO of Audubon Nature Institute.

Mailing address: Audubon Nature Institute 6500 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA 70118
800-774-7394
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