OKC ZOO Debuts BRICKLIVE™ Animal Paradise A Unique Exhibit Of Wildlife Sculptures
Graphic Credit: OKC ZOO
OKC, Ok April, 28 ( The Oklahoma Post) –
The Oklahoma City Zoo announced in a press release news about a brilliant new sculpture exhibit using toy building blocks. See the entirety of the release below.
For Immediate Release
OKC ZOO DEBUTS BRICKLIVE™ ANIMAL PARADISE, A UNIQUE EXHIBIT OF WILDLIFE SCULPTURES CONSTRUCTED FROM
April 29, 2022
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden invites guests of all ages to see and experience the new BRICKLIVE™ Animal Paradise, an exciting exhibit of life-sized wildlife sculptures constructed from over two million toy bricks, and sponsored locally by Devon! Appearing in Oklahoma for the first time and exclusively at the OKC Zoo, BRICKLIVE will be on display throughout the Zoo’s lush, 6-acre pollinator garden located along the Lakeside. Discover an array of brick-built endangered species from around the world as you embark on this visual safari through BRICKLIVE. BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise is open to the public Saturday, May 7, through Sunday, October 30, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily.
BRICKLIVE is a one-of-a-kind exhibit designed to connect wildlife fans of all ages to many of the planet’s endangered animal species while “building” an appreciation for conservation and biodiversity. The exhibit features 45 stunning animal sculptures and four wildlife habitats including wildlands, snow and ice, ocean and jungle. Guests will encounter an imposing giraffe, a striking King Cobra, a proud African lion, a powerful rhinoceros and more. Educational graphics will be displayed by each animal sculpture sharing detailed information and facts about the species along with statistics about the sculpture including how many bricks it contains.
“We’re thrilled to bring this awe-inspiring and educational experience to the Zoo,” said Dwight Lawson, OKC Zoo’s executive director/CEO. “Through innovation and creativity, BRICKLIVE emphasizes the importance of protecting and conserving our world’s vanishing wildlife and wild places a mission shared by the OKC Zoo.”
While on your BRICKLIVE adventure, visit the interactive toy brick area setup in the lower level of the Zoo’s aquatics building. Here young builders, 11 and under, can let their imagination run wild as they play with and use thousands of bricks to construct their own creations. Peruse the Zoo’s gift shop located near the play area for wild souvenirs. Discover a selection of brick building toys and gifts, apparel for both children and adults, plush, children’s books and more. The Zoo is also offering a BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise Birthday Package while the exhibit is open through October. Stack up the fun and memories for your child’s special day with this limited birthday package offer. To learn more or book a party, click here.
Looking for a brick-tastic deal? Take advantage of the BRICKLIVE Bundle Wristband to enjoy admission to the Zoo and BRICKLIVE plus unlimited access to Stingray Bay and rides on the Endangered Species Carousel and OKC Zoo tram. Cost of the bundle wristband is $28 per adult and $25 per child. Single entry tickets into BRICKLIVE is the cost of general Zoo admission plus, $4 per person for ZOOfriends members and $5 per person for nonmembers. Children 2 and under are free and do not require tickets for entry into BRICKLIVE.
ZOOfriends members can “build” onto their membership and purchase the Zoo’s BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise season passes to enjoy unlimited admission to BRICKLIVE through October 30, along with carousel rides, access to Stingray Bay and a souvenir Zoo Key per pass. BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise season passes range from $33 to $195. Must be a current member to purchase season passes. Benefits are effective Saturday, May 7. Purchase event ticket/pass options at www.okczoo.org/bricklive.
BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise awaits at the OKC Zoo! The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with the last entry no later than 4 p.m. Purchase advance tickets at www.okczoo.org/tickets and avoid the entry lines. Consider becoming a ZOOfriends member or renewing your membership before visiting the Zoo. Starting at $45, memberships can be purchased at ZOOfriends.org and provide access to the OKC Zoo for an entire year plus, additional benefits and discounts. Located at the crossroads of I-44 and I-35, the OKC Zoo is a proud member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the American Alliance of Museums, Oklahoma City’s Adventure District and an Adventure Road partner. Regular admission is $12 for adults and $9 for children ages 3-11 and seniors ages 65 and over. Children two and under are admitted free.
Stay connected with the Zoo on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok, and by visiting our blog stories. Zoo fans can support the OKC Zoo by becoming a ZOOfriends member. Starting at $45, memberships can be purchased at ZOOfriends.org and provide access to the OKC Zoo for an entire year plus, additional benefits and discounts. To learn more about Zoo happenings, call (405) 424-3344 or visit okczoo.org.
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