Artists

Kuvera Partners is proud to have brought together talents from across the US and the world to create a one-of-a-kind aquarium experience for our guests. Their creativity, dedication, and execution brought the exterior and distinct zones within the attraction to a new level of visual, tactile, and auditory beauty. Explore their contributions to Aquarium at the Boardwalk and their other works around the globe.

Kuvera Partners is proud to have brought together talents from across the US and the world to create a one-of-a-kind aquarium experience for our guests. Their creativity, dedication, and execution brought the exterior and distinct zones within the attraction to a new level of visual, tactile, and auditory beauty. Explore their contributions to Aquarium at the Boardwalk and their other works around the globe.

Demiurge
Stainless Steel Octopus Sculpture

DEMIURGE

This multifaceted art fabrication studio from Denver collaborated with us to design and build their largest work ever. “Aquarius,” the 55-foot-tall, 34-ton octopus wrapping around the front of the building, has 76 structural sections and is covered with more than 14,000 stainless steel and painted carbon steel parts.

Weber Group Inc
Theming Design & Fabrication and Signage

WEBER GROUP INC

Weber is recognized for its design + build experiential environments. The Sellersberg, Ind. team created pieces, great and small, that establish a sense of place and offer memorable moments in the Aquarium. Their work spans the entire experience, including major set décor, photos ops, murals, hidden octopus sculptures, and species signs.

Space Objekt
Bloom Room

SPACE OBJEKT

Tina Fung’s design studio based in Singapore creates experiential art installations, primarily at festivals and live events for major brands. Her mastery of spatial design using lights and mirrors is showcased in two of the Aquarium’s most unique and shared-on-social spaces: the infinite jelly bloom and the ocean kaleidoscope room.

Cost of Wisconsin
Dry Side & Wet Side Rockwork and Sculptures

COST OF WISCONSIN

Based in Jackson, Wis., Cost designs, fabricates, and installs award-winning artificial rockwork for educational and entertainment venues worldwide. Their realistic natural forms throughout, plus environmental pieces (Shipwreck Cove) and under-water sculptures (Mermaid Palace & Journey Through the Waters) make each space feel authentic.

Jay Flood Music
Original Score

JAY FLOOD MUSIC

Jay is an Emmy-nominated composer, known for his work in film, television, and video games, including Transformers, Desperate Housewives, and Sims 3. The Boston-based artist wrote and produced the music that helps transform each area of the Aquarium into its own epic adventure, while tying it together with a pleasant “earworm.”

Triotech
Submarine Adventure

TRIOTECH

Experts in producing fun multi-sensory rides and attractions, this Montreal studio created the Aquarium’s 5D Submarine Adventure. From character and story development to motion seat and special effects coordination, TrioTech met the vision of transporting guests to the ocean floor to start their underwater exploration in the Aquarium.

PGAV Destinations
Master Plan, Design, Architecture

PGAV DESTINATIONS

PGAV Destinations is a global leader in the planning and design of unique destinations. The St. Louis group master planned the 13-acre Branson Boardwalk as a destination for families and the Aquarium as its first phase. Their multi-disciplinary team also designed the Aquarium with its unique Kuvera focus on fish and fun.

Luckey Climbers
Kelp Forest Climber

LUCKEY CLIMBERS

Spencer Luckey specializes in custom climbing sculptures for children’s museums and institutions around the world. He designed and installed our 26’W x 24’H structure in the Kelp Forest zone. It is his first to have LED lights inside the climbing platforms, which adds to the fun and feeling of playing inside an underwater ecosystem.

Native Signs, LLC.
Outdoor Wall Signage

NATIVE SIGNS, LLC

Erick Walker’s Branson, Mo. shop specializes in designing and fabricating custom signage and high-end outdoor LED video products for attractions and themed venues. His illuminated, full color main ID wall signs promote the Branson Boardwalk property and the Aquarium brand beautifully, day and night.

John Pugh
Trompe-L'oeil Mural

JOHN PUGH

Based in Truckee, Calif., John is a master Trick-of-Eye” muralist who has created some of the most recognizable public art around the world. The piece we commissioned, depicting a giant octopus breaking through the wall of the northwest side of the Aquarium building, is one of his largest works at 76’ W x 36’ H.

Richco International
Custom Flooring

RICHCO INTERNATIONAL

This United Kingdom/Orlando, Fla. company manufactures and installs flooring for themed environments using a wide range of techniques and quality materials. Their creation of textures (including wood, metal, and sand) and ability to show depth contribute in a big way to the fantastical and distinctive worlds inside the Aquarium.

Hello.IO
Fin-Tastic Creations

HELLO.IO

One of the core competencies of this Moscow-based company is phygital (physical + digital) – the integration of the physical and digital world. That’s why their interactive Fin-Tastic Creations is a popular activity in the Aquarium’s Kelp Forest. Just color a fish, pop it under the scanner, and watch it swim onto a 12’W x 4’H screen.

Get a FIVE'r Pass for 5 Times the Fun!

When you buy the FIVE’r, you get 1 ticket for the Aquarium and 1 ticket for 4 more fun attractions.

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How to use your FIVE’r Tickets:

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Visit the Aquarium on the Date & Time shown on your ticket.
Visit the other 4 attractions in any order you choose during open hours beginning on the day of your aquarium visit + the next 2 days.
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