Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

March 2013 Events
at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum





Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot St.
P.O. Box 636
St. Michaels, MD 21663
410-745-2916

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The Museum’s event calendar is your guide to educational classes, lectures, programs, exhibits, and concerts. Each year, the Museum also hosts annual special events tied to the seasons on the Chesapeake Bay. For information on
St. Michaels events, historic.stmichaelsmd.org.

 

CANCELLED

Model Guild: Build a half-hull model of the Pride of Baltimore II
Saturday & Sunday, March 23 & 24
9am-5pm, $80 members, $95 non-members
Tools and materials supplied. $80 members, $95 non-members. Pre-registration required by Monday, March 18 call Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941
Led step-by-step by skilled modelers, participants create a half-hull model of the clipper Pride of Baltimore II.
CBMM's Model Guild welcomes anyone 12 years of age and older and encourages new members of all skill levels. A special rate for a parent-child team can accomodate younger children. Contact Model Guild Director Bob Mason at 410-745-3266 with questions or email bobmason@atlanticbb.net.

Community Conversations: State of the OysterMD Humanities Logo
How Did We Get Here?
Sunday, March 3
4-6pm in the Van Lennep Auditorium
Free. Space is limited. RSVP with Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941

This session addresses the various factors contributing to the decline of the Chesapeake oyster populations and features excerpts from the SeaGrant film “Who Killed Crassostrea virginica,” as well as presentations by researchers and watermen.

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Watermen, Traditions & Perspectives
Sunday, March 10
2-4pm in the Van Lennep Auditorium
Free. Space is limited. RSVP with Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941

A panel of watermen and women present their experience-based perspectives on the history and future of Chesapeake oystering. Hear directly from these men and women about what it’s like to make a living under
today’s difficult circumstances, the changes that they’ve seen in their lifetimes, and their ideas about the future
of the industry.

Member's Night: An Evening with Marc Castelli
Tuesday, March 12
5:30pm in the Van Lennep Auditorium. Free for members
RSVP to Debbie Collision at 410-745-4991
Renowned artist Marc Castelli will share a unique slide presentation featuring his annual show of photographs collected while out on the water in all the fisheries for the year (August to August). Light refreshments served, space is limited.

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Possibilities & Consequences
Sunday, March 17
2-4pm in the Van Lennep Auditorium
Free. Space is limited. RSVP with Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941

In the final session of this series, a panel of watermen, oyster researchers, and oyster farmers will discuss the future of oysters. This discussion will cover aquaculture, reclaiming oyster shells and moving seed, disease research and mitigation, and sanctuaries.