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Art Comes Alive

Art Comes Alive! 


Visitors of all ages enjoy an assortment of maritime mysteries associated with the life and times of historical characters, portrayed by volunteers in period costume, and hear stories about the fascinating maritime heritage surrounding rare and beautiful paintings dating back to the 1600s, world-class ship models and maritime artifacts, at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum “Art Comes Alive” event! 

Docents and friends of the museum dress up in costume and celebrate the spirit of various paintings, ship models, and time periods featured in the pieces on display in the galleries. The characters bring to life, shared fascinating stories and facts about the pieces they represent, creating an exciting experience unlike any other!

This family-friendly event includes children’s activities inside the museum! 


$10 FOR ADULTS (Children under 6 are FREE)


$20 Family Rate (2 Adults, 2 Children + $5 each addtl. child)

Group Rates Available, contact (805) 984-6260 or

Earlier Event: February 16
Anniversary Dinner
Later Event: February 21
Speaker Series: Adventures of a Lifetime