Press Room

The Texas State Aquarium provides the media with interesting stories that involve conservation issues, community issues, education issues, rehabilitation issues, and general interest stories.

Media & Influencer Admissions Application

Active and working media, bloggers, and influencers have the opportunity to cover the TSA for traditional or social media. Requests must be submitted at least 72 hours in advance. Discounts and complimentary tickets are given on a case-by-case basis and are not guaranteed. Any tickets or discounted tickets do not include parking fees.

Submit a media admissions application

Submit an influencer admissions application

Press Releases

The Texas State Aquarium provides the media with interesting stories that involve conservation, community issues, education, wildlife rescue, and more.

Click here for the latest stories on the Texas State Aquarium.

Donation Requests

Donation requests must be submitted on the organization’s letterhead with the complete contact information provided. To submit a request, fill out our online Donation Request form.

Photo/Video Guidelines

  • Anyone can take photos and videos inside the Aquarium for their private, personal use only. For safety reasons, the use of tripods or monopods is prohibited.
  • Media should contact the Communications department in advance to arrange to shoot photos and videos that will be used in articles and programs that include the Texas State Aquarium. There are some restrictions on the use of tripods and supplemental lighting.
  • Taking photos or videos for commercial purposes, including for stock images, commercial products, and other commercial purposes is prohibited without prior authorization from the Communications department.
  • The Aquarium maintains an extensive library of high-resolution images that are available to members of the media for use with stories about the Aquarium. We make these available to media at no charge in our online Photo Gallery.
  • We consider each location request on an individual basis, and fees may be charged for shooting. Requests can be accommodated only if they do not conflict with scheduled Aquarium events.
  • By entering, you consent to your voice and photography being used without compensation in any and all media and marketing materials, and you release the Texas State Aquarium from any liability of usage.

Contact Us

Jennifer Vela
Chief Government Affairs & Marketing Officer
361.653.2655
jvela@txstateaq.org

Carla Swallow
Marketing and Communications Manager
361.881.1225
cswallow@txstateaq.org

Marketing & Communications Office
2710 North Shoreline Blvd.
Corpus Christi, Texas 78402