Journey to Churchill Wins Award for Exhibit Design

Journey to Churchill Wins Award for Exhibit Design

Journey to Churchill Landscape
Part of the landscape in the Journey to Churchill exhibit at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (ASSINIBOINE PARK CONSERVANCY)

The Journey to Churchill exhibit at Assiniboine Park Zoo has won a prestigious award for its design.

The zoo picked up the Association of Zoos and Aquariums award for exhibit design in the annual operating budgets over $5 million category. It’s the first Canadian facility to win the award since they were first handed out in 1974.

“It’s a tremendous accomplishment to win such a prestigious award and we’re absolutely thrilled,” said Dr. Brian Joseph with the Assiniboine Park Conservancy. “The opening of Journey to Churchill marked a turning point in the history of Assiniboine Park Zoo and it’s wonderful to be recognized for this important exhibit.”

Past recipients of the award include the Philadelphia Zoo, KidZooU; The Lousiville Zoo, Glacier Run; Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Polar Frontier; The Toledo Zoo, Nature’s Neighbourhood.


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