It looks like a slice out of a history book: a nearly 100 foot long, 150 ton full scale replica of a Spanish galleon which is visting Santa Barbara County for the very first time.
Emily Waingrow Falke (Deputy Director, Curator and Education Director) was interviewed by Voice Magazine on her new exhibit — The Geology of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel & The Chumash Use of Asphaltum.
You can read it here on page 7.
SBMM Board Vice-President Don Barthelmess and SBMM Executive Director Greg
Gorga welcomed United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to the
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum for a tour. Secretary Zinke stated: “A
phenomenal, must see history of Santa Barbara!”
SBMM ED Greg Gorga enjoying a visit to Point Reyes Lighthouse and Life Boat Station during the Council of American Maritime Museums annual conference.
During our new exhibit opening, The Geology of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel & The Chumash Use of Asphaltum, Jing Wan, the California Operations Asset Manager at the Santa Ynez Unit for ExxonMobil, hands a check to Greg Gorga, our Executive Director. Also, in the photo are Board President, Gail Anikouchine and Board Member, Chuck Wilson.
SBMM mourns the loss of Association of Diving Contractors International Hall of Fame Diver Torrance Parker, pictured here with SBMM Executive Director Greg Gorga.
A new Educational Resource website “TeachChannelIslands” for the documentary film series “West of the West: Tales from California’s Channel Islands is now online. The filmmakers are grateful to the experts, teachers, and generous funders who have made this Educational Website possible and free to all teachers and educational institutions.
We are happy to be a Media Sponsor for Parent Click Kids Expo.
And it involves pizza!
Visit either the Sea Center or SBMM to get your ticket. Enjoy!
In front of Taranaki Falls