Nautica Exhibition
Jul
1
to Aug 26

Nautica Exhibition

 CIMM presents

"NAUTICA, All things sea"


“Nautica, All Things Sea”, honors all forms of artistic expression and all materials – paper, wool, cotton, metal, wood, plastic etc. are acceptable as long as there is a reference to the sea; next to it, on it, above it and in it. All mediums are on display and the works are unique and awe-inspiring.  
 
Nestled on the coast of Southern California, in Ventura County, supported by a vibrant community of art aficionados, a steady, year-round influx of art seekers from the area, and tourists from around the world, Channel Islands Maritime Museum is perfectly poised to bring vibrant and innovative art to the forefront of the local art scene. 
 
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum boasts an unsurpassed art and model collection, contemporary exhibits, monthly speaker series, exhibit openings, high-quality education program and research library that allows guests to expand their knowledge of maritime history, culture, and conservation. The museum has been a treasured cultural resource serving all of Ventura County, Southern California, and the world since 1991. 
 

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CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting
Jul
17
6:30 PM18:30

CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting

For the ship model enthusiast, CIMM is a Mecca of the art.  The Museum sponsors a Ship Model Guild, an active club of local model builders, who meet once a month at the Museum.  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM and all are welcome to join the Guild.

Learn Maritime history by building models of ships that made history.  Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every meeting is different as members discuss their progress during the “show and tell” sessions.  Interesting bits of information are exchanged about the ships of adventure on the high seas.  Attend the meetings to learn an interesting and relaxing pastime and produce a lasting tangible piece of unique art work.

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Jul
18
6:30 PM18:30

Speaker Series: Our Watershed!

Glenn Shephard
Director, Watershed Protection District
Ventura County Public Works Agency

Responsible for planning, budgeting, permitting, design and construction, operating and maintaining County flood protection and storm water management assets – including 56 dams, 215 miles of levee, channel and district drainage related facilities; coordinating watershed and groundwater management programs and Sustainable Groundwater Management Act requirements, managing storm water quality programs and the County’s flood alert system, governed by the Ventura County Board of Supervisors.

Retired Naval Officer, 27 years U.S. Navy
Professional Engineer

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FREE Third Thursday!
Jul
19
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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Chowderfest (Museum OPEN to Chowderfest Ticket Holders Only)
Jul
22
2:00 PM14:00

Chowderfest (Museum OPEN to Chowderfest Ticket Holders Only)

 
 

4th Annual Chowder Tasting & Competition
THE EVENT OF THE SUMMER!
Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 2:00 - 6:00 PM

 

On Sunday, July 22, the CI Maritime Museum presents the 4th annual Chowderfest. The EVENT OF THE SUMMER in Channel Islands Harbor featuring local restaurants competing for the honor of "Best Seafood Chowder". Guests enjoy chowder tastings as well as side dishes from restaurants, wine tastings, and Firestone Walker Brewery providing fine craft beer. Kelly's Lot & Friends will be performing non-stop blues music.  

Proceeds from Chowderfest enable the museum to continue as a cultural gem in our beach community, displaying a world-class collection of maritime art, dynamic temporary exhibits, and providing education programs for area students.

Chowderfest is an annual collaborative fundraiser hosted by the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, IOBG (International Order of the Blue Gavel), and local Yacht Clubs. Local restaurants donate exceptional flavors to the Chowder Cook-off (clam, corn, manhattan, potato, veggie, and more!) and support the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, a non-profit which celebrates Five Centuries of Art that Sails and gives back to the community nearly every day of the year.

The $25 ticket price ($30 at the event, 11 years and under are free) includes chowder and wine tastings, a variety of side dishes, four hours of live blues music, and free Museum admission. The museum welcomes the public and community to attend. Proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the Channel Islands Maritime Museum. 

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FREE Third Thursday!
Aug
16
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting
Aug
21
6:30 PM18:30

CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting

For the ship model enthusiast, CIMM is a Mecca of the art.  The Museum sponsors a Ship Model Guild, an active club of local model builders, who meet once a month at the Museum.  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM and all are welcome to join the Guild.

Learn Maritime history by building models of ships that made history.  Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every meeting is different as members discuss their progress during the “show and tell” sessions.  Interesting bits of information are exchanged about the ships of adventure on the high seas.  Attend the meetings to learn an interesting and relaxing pastime and produce a lasting tangible piece of unique art work.

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Sep
2
to Dec 30

Exhibition: Tattooed and Tenacious: Inked Women in California History

CIMM Presents Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California History. Opens to the Public Sunday, September 2, 2018; 10:00am – 4:00pm at 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard 93035. Explore the rich and surprising history of women and tattoos in California at CIMM’s newest exhibit.

While many may think of tattoos as a recent trend, inked women have a long history in California. From the working-class Tattooed Ladies who performed in circus sideshows to the upper-class inked women who helped popularize the tattoo craze; visitors will discover the largely unknown history of women and tattoos through photographs, personal histories, and artifacts. 

The exhibit will also feature artworks from contemporary women tattoo artists from Ventura County, juxtaposing tattooing of the past with the inked women of today. “We are so excited to share the remarkable stories of these women and connect them with tattooing today”, said Heather Behrens, Curator, and Collections Manager at CIMM.  

Tattooed & Tenacious: Inked Women in California History will be open until Sunday, December 30, 2018.       
 

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Tattoos and Tenacious Women Exhibit Opening Reception
Sep
5
6:00 PM18:00

Tattoos and Tenacious Women Exhibit Opening Reception

Almost a quarter of American women now have tattoos, while over a third of Americans between the ages of 18 and 40 wear permanent skin art. 

From the upper-class women who started the tattoo craze to the working-class Tattooed Ladies who performed in circus sideshows, this exhibit puts the foremothers of modern tattooing in the spotlight. Through photographs and personal histories, this exhibit uncovers the fascinating and largely unknown story of women and tattoos before WWII. A show-stopping mannequin, hand-drawn by current Bay Area female tattoo artists and specially commissioned for this show, highlights how far women and tattooing have come.

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CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting

  • Channel Islands Maritime Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

For the ship model enthusiast, CIMM is a Mecca of the art.  The Museum sponsors a Ship Model Guild, an active club of local model builders, who meet once a month at the Museum.  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM and all are welcome to join the Guild.

Learn Maritime history by building models of ships that made history.  Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every meeting is different as members discuss their progress during the “show and tell” sessions.  Interesting bits of information are exchanged about the ships of adventure on the high seas.  Attend the meetings to learn an interesting and relaxing pastime and produce a lasting tangible piece of unique art work.

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FREE Third Thursday!
Sep
20
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

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  • Google Calendar ICS

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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Speaker Series: Stephen H. Grant
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Speaker Series: Stephen H. Grant

Steve served as Foreign Service officer for 25 years in El Salvador, Indonesia, Egypt, Guinea, and Ivory Coast.  He wrote a book (biography) about Peter Strickland, who was a Ship's Captain in the age of sail.  In 1883, the Department of State appointed him U.S. Consul in Senegal, the first in French West Africa.  After 23 years in the post, Strickland retired to Boston.  

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FREE Third Thursday!
Oct
18
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

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  • Google Calendar ICS

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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FREE Third Thursday!
Nov
15
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

  • Channel Islands Maritime Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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FREE Third Thursday!
Dec
20
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

  • Channel Islands Maritime Museum (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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CIMM hosts The Rock Fairy!!
Jul
15
12:00 PM12:00

CIMM hosts The Rock Fairy!!

Join us for a fun-filled and creative afternoon. CIMM is excited to partner with The Rock Fairy to spread art and joy through beautiful hand-painted beach rocks. The fairy’s newly released book, a rock painting kit and painted rocks are now available at the gift shop. Come by today!!

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Jul
13
6:00 PM18:00

Nautica Reception

The public is invited to the "NAUTICA, All things Sea" reception, Friday, July 13th, 6-8PM. Cost is FREE for Members and children under 6, $7 for Adults, $5 Seniors/Active Military and $3 kids 6-17years. Enjoy some light snacks and Cash Bar. This special evening will showcase the artists and the Awards for Best of Show will be given out. Questions, Call the office at 805-984-6260. cimmvc.org

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FREE Third Thursday!
Jun
21
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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Jun
20
6:30 PM18:30

Speaker Series: When China Ruled the Sea: The Treasure Fleets of the Ming Dynasty

In 2005, the Channel Islands Maritime Museum’s speaker, Howard Jay Smith, was the curator for an exhibit on the Fleets of the Ming Dynasty at the Ventura County Maritime Museum. His most recent book, a novel, “Beethoven in Love; Opus 139," was just published. His newest topic, “When China Ruled the Seas, the Treasure Fleets of the Ming Dynasty 1405-1433”, will be the focus of his next series at the Maritime Museum, taking place Wednesday June 20, 2018, 6:30-8PM. Free for Members, $7 non-members and $5 Seniors/Military.

Smith, a Board Officer for the Santa Barbara Symphony and head of their Development & Planned Giving Committee, has been honored three times as one of the top Business Leaders in the Central Coast by the Pacific Coast Business Times. He served for three years as Chairman of the Board of VCEDA, the Ventura County Economic Development Association, for which he has been recognized as Business Executive of the Year by the Ventura County Leadership Academy and as Small Business Advocate of the Year by the SBA. 

Smith graduated Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude from the University of Buffalo and Nanyang University of Singapore with an Ed.M. in Administration and a B.A. in Asian Studies and was a Graduate Fellow at the American Film Institute. He taught for five years at UCLA Extension and has lectured nationally. A frequent Op Ed contributor to the Ventura County Star and the Ojai Valley News, his articles have also appeared in the Washington Post, Horizon Magazine, and numerous trade publications.
 

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CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting
Jun
19
6:30 PM18:30

CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting

For the ship model enthusiast, CIMM is a Mecca of the art.  The Museum sponsors a Ship Model Guild, an active club of local model builders, who meet once a month at the Museum.  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM and all are welcome to join the Guild.

Learn Maritime history by building models of ships that made history.  Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every meeting is different as members discuss their progress during the “show and tell” sessions.  Interesting bits of information are exchanged about the ships of adventure on the high seas.  Attend the meetings to learn an interesting and relaxing pastime and produce a lasting tangible piece of unique art work.

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Wooden Boat Show - From Tree to the Sea & Treasure Sale
Jun
17
12:00 PM12:00

Wooden Boat Show - From Tree to the Sea & Treasure Sale

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is excited to host the 3rd Annual - From Tree to the Sea: Father's Day Wooden Boat and Classic Car Show - an event of the most enjoyable and rustic variety! Sunday, June 17th. It will feature a series of classic wooden boats on display for everyone to enjoy from 12 pm to 4 pm. These stunning wooden vessels of yesteryear will grace the dock behind CIMM! Participate in fun toy boat races, games, and engaging maritime activities!  Next door we will be hosting a selection of classic cars the same day - what a great way to spend the day!

 TICKET PRICING
Classic Cars & Treasure Sale: Free
Boat Access Only                           $3
CIMM & Boat Access                      $10 Adults/ $8 Seniors/ $6 students 6-17 years
Active Military/Children Under 6   Free
CIMM Members     Free Admission to Museum Only
*Regular discounts apply to CIMM Admission Only
Tickets will be available for purchase on the day of the event at the CIMM Admissions Desk, as well as behind the Museum at the dock entrance.
 

TREE TO THE SEA TREASURE SALE

Support CIMM by donating your objects of a nautical nature for the Tree to the Sea Treasure Sale; taking place during the Wooden Boat Show. A unique opportunity to stock up your own treasure chest as well! Drop off items Mon, Thur-Sat 10-4PM, Sun 12-4PM. A donation receipt will be offered.

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FREE Third Thursday!
May
17
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting
May
15
6:30 PM18:30

CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting

For the ship model enthusiast, CIMM is a Mecca of the art.  The Museum sponsors a Ship Model Guild, an active club of local model builders, who meet once a month at the Museum.  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM and all are welcome to join the Guild.

Learn Maritime history by building models of ships that made history.  Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every meeting is different as members discuss their progress during the “show and tell” sessions.  Interesting bits of information are exchanged about the ships of adventure on the high seas.  Attend the meetings to learn an interesting and relaxing pastime and produce a lasting tangible piece of unique art work.

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FREE Third Thursday!
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting
Apr
17
6:30 PM18:30

CIMM Ship Model Guild Meeting

For the ship model enthusiast, CIMM is a Mecca of the art.  The Museum sponsors a Ship Model Guild, an active club of local model builders, who meet once a month at the Museum.  The public is welcome to attend the monthly meetings, third Tuesday of the month at 6:30 PM and all are welcome to join the Guild.

Learn Maritime history by building models of ships that made history.  Techniques for wood, plastic or metal construction are addressed at the meetings.  Every meeting is different as members discuss their progress during the “show and tell” sessions.  Interesting bits of information are exchanged about the ships of adventure on the high seas.  Attend the meetings to learn an interesting and relaxing pastime and produce a lasting tangible piece of unique art work.

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Water Works Closes
Mar
25
11:00 AM11:00

Water Works Closes

artist statement
Eubank sketching aboard Phoenicia. Photo credid Aziz
Isle of Mull by Danielle Eubank, Oil on linen, 28x44 inches
My work bestrides the line between abstraction and representation. I am looking for the tipping point between the conceptual and visible. I consider the forms created by ripples in a pond or the lines of receding waves a foundation for deconstruction. I create patterns within patterns, representing vertical stacks of rhythms in the physical matter I paint.

Through the theme of water, I explore natural forms and the consequences of the human footprint on landscapes all over the world. Destruction surrounds many sites where I paint water. My work features cigarette butts, oil slicks, and drinks cans. Looking for formal value is my way of coping with the destruction.

My work highlights questions of proximity that brings the subject right up to the surface of the canvas, almost into the viewer's space. By layering the paint with broad brushstrokes, I invite the viewer to appreciate the physical, painterly qualities that form the depth of that experience.

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Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Speaker Series: New Nuclear Submarine and the birth of the Nuclear Navy

NEW NUCLEAR SUBMARINE AND THE BIRTH
OF THE NUCLEAR NAVY

With Physicist and Retired Naval Officer, Warren Haussler

History and Evolution of the Nuclear Submarine

Warren Haussler was a Naval Officer during the Korean War.  He served with the top management group in the Navy’s Bureau of Ships in Washington, DC, directing the design and construction of the USS NAUTILUS, the Navy’s first nuclear-powered submarine.  He was involved in the development of the ship through her keel-laying, launch, sea trials, commissioning and subsequent operation at sea and under the North Pole.  His background was with the Manhattan Project where he was a physicist on the reactors producing Plutonium for the atomic bomb.

His talk will cover submarine history and development, starting with basic principles and a discussion of the original concepts from the late 19th Century through World War One, a brief review of submarine warfare in World Wars I and II, post-war considerations of nuclear technology and application to submarine propulsion, the development of the NAUTILUS and the eventual conversion of the entire US Fleet to nuclear power with some final remarks on naval operations during the Cold war and today.

Mr. Haussler has a degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Rochester and for the past 25 years has run his own company in Pasadena in Industrial Design, developing new products for every-day use and designing and building machinery for production and manufacturing operations.

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FREE Third Thursday!
Mar
15
10:00 AM10:00

FREE Third Thursday!

ADMISSION TO CIMM IS FREE ON THE THIRD THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH - SPONSORED BY EDISON INTERNATIONAL.

ENJOY YOUR VISIT!

  • PLEASE HAVE 1 ADULT FOR EVERY 4 CHILDREN VISITING.

  • GUIDED TOURS MAY BE LIMITED DUE TO THE LARGER CROWDS THAT ATTEND FREE THURSDAY.

  • AS YOU ENJOY YOUR VISIT, THINK ABOUT BECOMING A CIMM MEMBER! MEMBERS ENJOY FREE ENTRANCE TO MANY EVENTS AND EXHIBITS HERE AT CIMM.

  • UNFORTUNATELY, WE CANNOT ACCEPT SCHOOLS OR OTHER LARGE GROUPS OF VISITORS ON FREE THIRD THURSDAYS.

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Community Conversation at CIMM
Mar
1
6:00 PM18:00

Community Conversation at CIMM

  A Community Conversation
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum (CIMM) is embarking on a future project, "Finding Your Way," an exhibit about Navigation. We are looking to gather with a diverse group of individuals from throughout the county for a community conversation about Navigation. What does navigation mean to you? What would you like to see at your museum? Your input is valuable and we would like to invite you to participate in the planning process! 
Thursday, MARCH 1st, 6PM
Join community members, local business leaders, artists, students, and residents for an interactive meeting to discuss the new exhibit and how and why you should explore at the CIMM.
We look forward to our conversations with you. Located at 3900 Bluefin Circle, in CI Harbor, Oxnard, CA 93035. Please RSVP to hbehrens@cimmvc.org.

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Feb
16
to Feb 18

Anniversary Weekend

Come celebrate with the Maritime! It's our 27th year anniversary of Celebrating Art that Sails and we have some wonderful events planned for everyone to enjoy:

Friday, Feb 16th 27th Anniversary Dinner 6:00 pm Cost $50

Saturday & Sunday, Feb 17th & 18th Celebrate Art Comes Alive! 

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Water Works Opening Reception
Jan
11
6:00 PM18:00

Water Works Opening Reception

Danielle Eubank is an expedition artist in pursuit of painting all of the major bodies of water in the world. She is beginning by painting all of Earth’s oceans. She is currently painting the second to last ocean on her list, the Arctic Ocean. So far she has painted all of the other oceans but one, as well as water in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and Asia. Eubank has painted around 200 bodies, in and around 21 countries. 

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Mix & Mingle at the Maritime
Jan
10
5:30 PM17:30

Mix & Mingle at the Maritime

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The Channel Islands Maritime Museum Board of Directors Cordially Invite You to Our Mix & Mingle Social Wednesday January 10th, 2018. Come meet our board members and staff, take a docent led tour and learn about upcoming events and exhibits. Complimentary Appetizers, Beer & Wine. We will have a short program with door prize giveaways. If you have not been to Oxnard Harbor's "Crown Jewel" this is a great opportunity to visit the museum and meet our team.

Please RSVP: hbehrens@cimmvc.org

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