Articles From : SB Maritime

  • The Women and The Waves: 93 Letters from Marge:  A Zoom Film Screening & Q&A presentation by  filmmaker, Heather Hudson
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    The Women and The Waves: 93 Letters from Marge: A Zoom Film Screening & Q&A presentation by filmmaker, Heather Hudson

    Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum online
    When: Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 7:00pm
    Cost: Free, but registration is required
    Registration Required: www.sbmm.org or (805) 456-8747
    Sponsored by: Marie L Morrisroe

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    FREE ONLINE WEBINAR: THE HISTORY OF SANTA BARBARA’S WATERFRONT

    Free, but registration is required: https://sbmm.org/santa-barbara-events/
    Sponsored by: Marie L Morrisroe

  • She is the Ocean
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    SHE IS THE OCEAN: An Online Premiere Film Screening & Panel Discussion with the Director

    Where: Streaming online
    When: Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7:00pm PST
    Cost: $12. A portion of the proceeds benefits the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.
    Registration: https://watch.eventive.org/sheistheocean/play/5f6a59bbc90537006fe8ed89
    For further information or to view the Trailer: www.bluefoxentertainment.com

  • Fishing for the Future
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    FISHING FOR THE FUTURE: Santa Barbara Sea Glass & Ocean Arts Festival announces a silent auction on Instagram to Benefit the San

    Where: On Instagram
    When: Sunday, October 11, 2020—Sunday, October 18, 2020
    Registration: None required. Free and Open to the Public.
    Sponsored by: Santa Barbara Sea Glass & Ocean Arts Festival
    For more information, visit instagram.com/santabarbaraseaglassfestival

    The Santa Barbara Sea Glass & Ocean Arts Festival (SBSGOAF) is having an Instagram silent auction from October 11-18, with 100% of the proceeds going to @sbmaritimemuseum.

  • Fishing
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    SBMM ANNOUNCES SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD RECIPE CONTEST: LET’S GET COOKING!

    WHO: Open to families, couples, and individuals 14 years or older; limit 2 entries per household

    WHAT: Sustainable Seafood Recipe Contest entries must include original recipes using sustainable seafood that can be prepared in 60 minutes or less. Prizes of $200 gift certificates to the market of the winners’ choice will be awarded for the top five recipes.

    TITLE SPONSOR: Pacific Premier Bank

    WHEN: September 15-October 17, 2020. Results to be announced November 1, 2020

    WHERE: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM), online at www.sbmm.org

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    Free Zoom Webinar: Recovery of White Sharks off California and What This Means for Coastal Communities

    Cost: Free, but registration is required: https://sbmm.org/santa-barbara-events/
    Sponsored by: Marie L Morrisroe

  • Dwight Brooks with Atlantic Model
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    The Exciting Online Dwight Brooks Model Collection Now Open for Viewing!

    Dwight Brooks was a most unusual man who built some very unusual boat models. Born in Minnesota, he worked in his family’s newsprint business, fought in the Korean War, founded a company that produced all of the Hobie skateboards sold in the US, became a jet pilot, a real estate developer, an entrepreneur, and a restorer of old cars and airplanes; but he was always an avid modeler whose work was featured in many modeling, boating and woodworking magazines.

  • Spice Cake
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    HELP SANTA BARBARA MARITIME MUSEUM CELEBRATE ITS 20TH BIRTHDAY ON July 29--VIRTUALLY!

    To celebrate its 20th anniversary, SBMM had planned a busy year, submitting its application for accreditation by American Alliance of Museums and renaming its collections facility the Kieding Collections Chandlery to honor of one of its founders. But then came the Covid-19 pandemic and required museum closures. Due to the mandated limits on public gatherings, SBMM has had to change its plans—no live birthday party with cake and members of the community to join in the fun--and find new ways to celebrate its anniversary, which is now less than a week away.

  • North America's Galapagos book
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    ONLINE: North America’s Galapagos The Historic Channel Islands Biological Survey

    Registration Required: https://sbmm.org/santa-barbara-events/
    Sponsored by: Marie L Morrisroe

  • Warm Moonlight Painting
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    SBMM 20th ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL ART SHOW & SALE: Online SCAPE Art Show and Sale to Benefit the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

    The Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment (SCAPE) and the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) are cohosting The SBMM 20th Anniversary Virtual SCAPE Art Show & Sale, an online exhibit and sale of fine art on Saturday, July 25-Friday, August 7. This event will feature the work of 75 artists and their views of our ocean and Santa Barbara’s maritime life to benefit SBMM. Artwork may be viewed and purchased online at https://sbmm.org/20scape/ beginning July 25, 2020.

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    FREE ZOOM WEBINAR. State of the Ship: the Past, Present, and Future of SBMM

    Cost: Free, but registration is required
    To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_63q7t6RtSFygiYwctckwAA

  • Kelp Forest Image by Amador Bachar
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    FREE ONLINE WEBINAR: The Goleta Kelp Reef Restoration Project

    Presentation by Chris Goldblatt, Founder & Executive Director, Fish Reef Project,
    A Zoom Webinar

    Where: Online from Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
    When: Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 7:00pm
    Cost: Free, but registration is required
    Registration: https://sbmm.org/santa-barbara-event/the-goleta-kelp-reef-restoration-project/or (805) 456-8747
    Sponsored by: Marie L Morrisroe

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    ONLINE: The Loss of the USS Conestoga: Solving one of the Top Five Unsolved Shipwreck Mysteries

    Where: Zoom Webinar from Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara
    When: Thursday, June 18, 2020 at 7:00pm, Q & A to follow at 7:45 pm.
    Cost: Free, but registration required
    Register: https://sbmm.org/santa-barbara-events/ or (805) 456-8747

    Sponsored by: Marie L Morrisroe

  • Santa Barbara Surfing Legends
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    SANTA BARBARA MARITIME MUSEUM TO CELEBRATE ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH ITS FIRST-EVER VIRTUAL GALA AND ONLINE AUCTION—Opening May 29!

    The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) first opened its doors on July 29, 2000, with the unique mission to present and interpret the rich and diverse maritime history of the Santa Barbara Channel including important environmental issues. Now, SBMM is turning 20 and sailing on to new horizons, expanding and improving its many exhibits and educational activities for all ages.

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    Mermaids: Visualizing the Myths and Legends through Photography by Ralph Clevenger and some of his friends Art Exhibit Opening and Artist’s Reception

    Please RSVP and Register at sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747

    Sponsored by: Mimi Michaelis, Alice Tweed Tuohy Foundation, and Wood-Claeyssens Foundation

    Thousands of years ago the Syrian goddess of the sea, Atargatis, transformed herself into a mermaid by flinging herself into a lake. She emerged with the lower body of a fish and upper body of a human. Ever since, mermaids and mermen have captivated the imaginations of people and cultures around the world.

  • Teresa Newton-Terres Photo
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    The Mystery of the Marie Presentation by Teresa Newton-Terres, PMP®

    Nearly 60 years ago, on June 7, 1960, the Marie, a converted WWII Landing craft set out at sunrise from Santa Barbara Harbor with seven men working on a covert underwater Raytheon-related project…and was never seen again. Eventually, four victims’ bodies were recovered, but three disappeared along with the Marie’s life boat—the captain, a scientist, and an engineer (Diego “Jim” Terres, Jr). Only 2 years old when her father disappeared, Teresa Newton-Terres decided to investigate the story and try to solve the mystery of the Marie’s disappearance.

  • Moana Under Sail
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    We the Voyagers: Our Moana Film Screening and Q & A with Mimi George, PhD, a cultural anthropologist and sailor

    Cost: Free to members and students; $10 to all others
    Register: www.sbmm.org or (805) 456-8747
    Made possible by a collaborative effort between SBMM, the Tribal Trust Foundation, and Pacific Traditions Society

  • Hans Hass
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    Hans Hass: The Man Who Discovered the Sea Film Screening and Lecture by Leslie Leaney

    Known by divers internationally as the Pioneer of the Pioneers, Hans Hass started his diving career in the 1930s. He was the first free-swimming film maker to film and photograph sharks, manta rays, and whales in their natural environment. A prolific writer, Hass had published six books on diving by 1950. He left the underwater world in 1960 and was largely forgotten by the diving industry. Hans met Santa Barbara-based diving historian Leslie Leaney in 1997 and they formed a partnership that led to a revival of interest in Hans’ pioneering career.

  • Fishing with Paper & Ink: Nature Prints  Demonstration by Dwight Hwang with Commentary by Emily Miller
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    Fishing with Paper & Ink: Nature Prints Demonstration by Dwight Hwang with Commentary by Emily Miller

    Please RSVP and Register at sbmm.org or call (805) 456-8747

    Sponsored by Marie Morrisroe

    The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is delighted to announce that Dwight Hwang will be demonstrating the art of nature printing with commentary by Emily Miller, to coincide with the museum’s art exhibit, Fishing with Paper & Ink.

  • Willrd Thompson
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    Keepers of the Light: The History of the Point Conception Lighthouse Reading and discussion with local author, Willard Thompson

    Point Conception, considered sacred ground by the Chumash, is the headland where California’s coast goes from a north-south orientation to east-west, making a natural division between Southern and Northern California. Ever since the Gold Rush Days, the Point Conception Lighthouse has guarded the treacherous Pacific waters where the Santa Barbara Channel and Pacific Ocean meet on the western edge of Santa Barbara County. Such a dangerous place for mariners, Point Conception was dubbed The Cape Horn of California.

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