2012 Press Releases

Our 2012 press releases are available as PDF downloads:

Winter Sheddule of Events 1/3/12

Shedd Aquarium Celebrates the New Year by Offering a Week of Free General Admission 1/4/12

Shedd Aquarium to Close on Jan. 23-24

Shedd Aquarium Encourages You to "Be Happy": Promoting Ocean-Friendly Seafood with a Smile 1/19/12

Shedd Aquarium Reopens After a Little New Year Cleaning by Offering a Week of Free General Admission! 1/19/12

Shedd Aquarium Offers Special Discounts to Residents of Chicago's 50th Ward 1/24/12

Shedd Aquarium Welcomes Over 2.1 Million Guests in 2011 1/26/12

Shedd Aquarium Rescues Sea Otter Pup 1/26/12

Have a Whale of a Love Story? Tell Shedd Aquarium for a Chance to Propose Among the Belugas 2/1/12

Shedd Aquarium Facility Leader Awarded Industry's Top National Honor, Facility Executive of the Year 2/1/12

Save a few George Washington's at Shedd Aquarium with a Week of Free GeneralAdmission for the Land of Lincoln 2/8/12

Spring 'Shedd'ule of Events 2/21/12

Shedd Serves Up a Smorgasboard of Events to Celebrate Sustainable Seafood 2/27/12

Shedd Aquarium Saddened by Death of Rescued California Sea Lion 3/2/12

Shedd Aquarium Expecting Two Marine Mammal Calves 3/6/12

Create In-SHEDD-ible Family Memories at Shedd Aquarium this Spring 3/12/12

Love Rocks – Literally – At Shedd Aquarium During Nesting Season 3/26/12

Shedd Aquarium Celebrates Earth Day with Series of Planet-Friendly Events 3/28/12

Zoo and Aquarium Visitors More Concerned about Climate Change than General Public 4/12/12

Jazzin' at the Shedd Returns to Wednesday Nights this Summer with Cool Tunes and Hot Views 4/27/12

After Receiving Shedd Postcard Half a Century Later, Virginia Man to Visit Aquarium 5/1/12

Shedd Aquarium's Special Exhibit, Jellies, Extends through 2013 5/7/12

Chicagoans Can "Touch" their Support of Sustainable Seafood 5/8/12

Chicago Museums Announce Additional Closure During NATO Summit 5/9/12

Rescued Sea Otter Pup Makes a Splash with her Public Debut at Shedd Aquarium 5/24/12

Pacific White-sided Dolphin Calf Born at Shedd Aquarium 5/29/12

Shedd's Dolphin Calf Begins Nursing 6/1/12

Soulful Summer Begins with Jazzin' at the Shedd Every Wednesday 6/4/12

National Contest Awards Top Honors to Student Artwork from Shedd Aquarium 6/7/12

Bouncing Baby Dolphin is a...BOY! 6/12/12

Summer 'Shedd'ule of Events 6/12/12

Sea Style in Season at Shedd's Annual Society Soirée 6/14/12

Renowned Great Lakes Scientist Philip Willink Joins Shedd Aquarium's Great Lakes Conservation and Research Team 6/18/12

Dolphin Calf Swims into the Public Spotlight at Shedd 6/21/12

Shedd Aquarium Celebrates July 1 Arrival of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs – The 4-D Experience 6/28/12

Shedd Aquarium Closed This Afternoon Due to Power Outage 7/5/12

Illinois Department of Natural Resources Brings Asian Carp to the Taste of Chicago 7/11/12

Shedd Aquarium Names Tyrone C. Fahner to Chair Board of Trustees 7/17/12

Law Student Makes Waves at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium 7/19/12

Dr. Lesley de Souza joins Shedd Aquarium's Conservation and Research Team 7/26/12

A Whole BLU World of Fundraising 7/31/12

Fall ‘Shedd’ule of Events 8/1/12

Navy Divers to Make a Splash at Shedd Aug. 16 8/7/12

Navy Divers to Make a Splash at Shedd Aug. 16 8/13/12

Research Explores Little-Known Issue in Big Creatures: Stress in Sharks 8/15/12

Beluga Whale Calf Born at Shedd Aquarium 8/27/12

Beluga Calf Born at Shedd Aquarium Swims Past Key Milestones in the First Week 9/4/12

Experience Total Exploration Alongside Renowned Experts on Shedd Adventures 9/13/12

Shedd Teams Up with Top Chicago Media - NBC5, Telemundo and Chicago Sun-Times - to Name Dolphin Calf 9/21/12

Sea Treats & Trainer Chats for Sea Otters at Shedd Aquarium 9/23/12

Shedd Aquarium Expands Global Conservation Research Division with Addition of New Scientists 9/27/12

Chicago Bears’ J’Marcus Webb Joins Shedd for a Spook-tacular Night! 9/27/12

Shedd and TARGET Team up to Bring Bus Fund Program to Chicago Public Schools 10/4/12

Shedd Aquarium Saddened by Loss of 1989 Oil Spill Sea Otter Survivor 10/10/12

It's a Girl! Shedd's Bouncing Baby Beluga Makes Public Debut 10/23/12

Sled into a Holiday Fantasea at Shedd Aquarium 10/30/12

Shedd, Revolution Brewing Team up to Offer Sustainable Sips of Homegrown Suds 11/12/12

Shedd Aquarium's Festive Family Favorite A Holiday Fantasea Returns with New “Must-Sea” Surprises 11/18

Local Students Deck the Halls of Shedd Aquarium with Sustainable Splendor 12/5/12

Shedd Adds Three Asian Carp Found in Chicago's Humboldt Park Lagoon to Invasive Species Exhibit 12/20/12

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