Wednesday, August 30 5:00-7:00 pm – Steamboat Building/Foggs Cove RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or firstname.lastname@example.org
One of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s biggest fundraisers is the annual Charity Boat Auction, which takes place this year on Saturday, September 2. Donated boats are offered for sale and purchased by the highest bidder. Members are offered an advance preview of all the wonderful boats for sale, both on land and in the water.
Wednesday, July 26 5-7 pm, At Play on the Bay Building, Navy Point RSVP required to 410-745-4991 or email@example.com
What better way to spend a summer evening than watching sailboat races from the beautiful At Play on the Bay Building next to the museum’s jewel, Navy Point? These Wednesday Night Races are a lot of fun — competitive and good-natured from beginning to end. This will be an amazing evening with spectacular views.
The very first exhibition to showcase the black-and-white photography of Robert de Gast, members will have the opportunity to view approximately 80 photographs curated from CBMM’s collection of more than 10,000 by deGast and hear from Chief Curator Pete Lesher. De Gast’s photography gained widespread attention with the publication of his book, The Oystermen of the Chesapeake, in 1970. This stunning exhibit is not to be missed.
Shipwright Educator Matt Engel will offer an overview of CBMM’s Rising Tide boatbuilding program for Talbot County middle school students. Students will be working that day until 5:30, so feel free to arrive a few minutes early to watch them in class. You’re also encouraged to “bring a friend” to introduce them to CBMM membership. There’s no better way to support the Chesapeake Bay than being a CBMM member.
On Tuesday, March 21 (rescheduled from March 14) from 5 to 7 pm, renowned artist Marc Castelli will present “Magic Lantern Story” – An Evening with Marc Castelli. The slide presentation features his annual show of photographs taken on the water in all of the fisheries.
Enjoy new and spectacular photos!
PLEASE NOTE: This program is now at capacity, with an established waiting list. For more information, please contact Nancy Wells at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Due to forecasted weather conditions, Marc Castelli’s presentation has been postponed to Tuesday, March 21 from 5 to 7. Thanks and stay safe and warm!
Tuesday, March 14 5 to 7 pm Van Lennep Auditorium
Renowned artist Marc Castelli will share a slide presentation featuring his annual show of photographs taken while out on the water in all the fisheries for the year August to August. This year’s presentation features all new and spectacular photos.
PLEASE NOTE: This program is at capacity, with an established waiting list. For more information, please contact Nancy Wells at email@example.com.
Thursday, February 9 5 to 7 pm Van Lennep Auditorium
Pete Lesher will present sailor’s valentines-framed items and boxes ornamented with small shells made by Caribbean islanders sold to sailors passing through. CBMM has several collected by Leonard Tawes, a schooner captain from Crisfield. Other tales of Chesapeake Bay romance will be told, as well as a little serenading from a local barbershop quartet.
Tuesday, January 10 5 to 7 pm Van Lennep Auditorium RSVP required
The 17th National Exhibition of the American Society of Marine Artists Exhibition opens in the Steamboat Building on December 10. Pete Lesher will lead a gallery talk for members highlighting exhibition pieces.