Category: Press Releases

Friday, June 1, 2018

MYSTIC AQUARIUM TO VISIT HOLYOKE MALL In Support of Joint Summer Camps with Springfield College Mystic, Conn. (June 1, 2018): Educators from Mystic Aquarium will be on hand at the Holyoke Mall tomorrow, Saturday, June 2 from Noon to 3PM with a table-top educational display and activities; allowing children and families a glimpse into summering with Mystic Aquarium.  Recently Mystic Aquarium and Springfield College announced a new... MORE »

Thursday, May 24, 2018

MYSTIC AQUARIUM AND DOMINION ENERGY ANNOUNCE UPCOMING NEW INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT Discover Long Island Sound Exhibit to Educate, Inspire & Entertain Waterford, Conn. (May 24, 2018): Just in time for their Long Island Sound Day celebration, Mystic Aquarium joined with Dominion Energy, owner and operator of Millstone Power Station, to announce the opening of a new and interactive exhibit, Discover Long Island Sound.  Following the... MORE »

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program Releases Two More Seals Warm Weather and Large Crowd Helps Celebrate Ongoing Conservation Effort Mystic, Conn. (May 23, 2018) – Two more seals returned to their ocean environment this morning at Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, RI following several months’ worth of rehabilitation at Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Clinic. Both seals were welcomed by a large group of community supporters,... MORE »

Thursday, May 17, 2018

GILLIGAN’S RETURN TO SEA Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Program Releases Another Seal After Rehab Mystic, Conn. (May 17, 2018) –  Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Team stormed Blue Shutters Beach this morning for the release of a male harp seal. Gilligan, named for the 2018 theme of “Islands,” was greeted by a group of roughly 50 supporters from the community, all eager to cheer on his return to the sea. Gilligan was rescued... MORE »

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

WORLD PENGUIN DAY CELEBRATED WITH NEWS OF PROGRESS IN AFRICAN PENGUIN CONSERVATION Mystic Aquarium Proud of Local Support Providing Measurable Impact on International Conservation Mystic, Conn. (April 25, 2019): There is no better way to celebrate World Penguin Day than with good news. Today, on shorelines in South Africa, colonies of penguins are nesting in artificial nests thanks to a worldwide collaboration. After a successful... MORE »

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

MYSTIC AQUARIUM TO SUMMER IN SPRINGFIELD Mystic Aquarium Teams With Springfield College to Host Summer Camps Mystic, Conn. (April 3, 2018): Mystic Aquarium and Springfield College have joined forces to bring a summer of education and fun to Springfield, Massachusetts.  Offered July 9 through August 3, 2018, our camps offer hands-on activities, up-close animal encounters, field trips and other fun and educational experiences for children... MORE »

Monday, April 2, 2018

GILHULY & ZIERENBERG EARN NEW ROLES AT MYSTIC AQUARIUM Mystic, Conn. (April 2, 2018): Mystic Aquarium is promoting two long-time employees. Roslyn Gilhuly has been named Senior Vice President of External Relations and Kelly Zierenberg has been named the organizations’ Controller. Gilhuly will oversee fundraising, marketing, membership and media relations.  She has been with the organization since 2009 serving in various senior... MORE »

Monday, April 2, 2018

CONSTABLE NAMED MYSTIC AQUARIUM CFO Mystic, Conn. (April 2, 2018):  Mystic Aquarium announced the hiring of Robert Constable as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  Constable will be responsible for critical financial management, planning and strategy to ensure the long term success of the Aquarium. “Rob has the leadership and management skills to work with our team, including our Board of Trustees in developing longer... MORE »

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Mystic, Conn. (January 11, 2018) – The new year has provided a new lease on life for a young harbor seal named Snap Dragon. The parking lot of Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, RI overflowed with community members who came out to celebrate Snap Dragon’s return to his ocean environment following his four month rehabilitation at Mystic Aquarium’s Animal Rescue Clinic. According to variations of human mythological beliefs, the snapdragon... MORE »

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Mystic, Conn. (December 20, 2017): Mystic Aquarium’s is proud to announce the premier of Aquarium Rehab, a new Facebook Show. Aquarium Rehab will debut on Watch, Facebook’s new platform for episodic shows. Aquarium Rehab will take a behind the scenes look at Mystic Aquarium and learn the extraordinary stories of animals in need and the animal care professionals who help them every day. Season one of Aquarium Rehab will debut on December... MORE »