Life Celebrates Art at Art Comes Alive

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This event finished on 17 February 2019

Channel Islands Maritime Museum





Oxnard, CA: Did you know that when “Art Comes Alive,” life is much more interesting? Join the Channel Islands Maritime Museum on Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17, 12-4PM as friends of the museum dress up in costume and activate the spirit of various paintings, ship models, and time periods featured in the pieces on display in the galleries. The characters brought to life will share stories and facts about the pieces they represent, creating an exciting experience unlike any other in the hallways and galleries of the Museum. This family-friendly and incredibly fun event truly brings the maritime models and the paintings of the museum to life. With the help of live characters who show the personal/human side of what is depicted in the artwork, visitors have the unique opportunity to interact and speak with characters from the many ages of maritime history.

The event is family friendly and guests are encouraged to come in maritime-themed costumes, or as a favorite maritime character or artist! Admission to the museum is $10 for non-members, and $7 for members/Seniors/military and children age 12 and under, $20 for a family of four (each additional child is $5). Tickets may be ordered at Eventbrite,

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is open M/Th-Sat 10-4pm, Sun 12-4pm, and Tues/Wed for group tours and private member events (please call ahead to make a reservation), closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. Located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle. Explore galleries full of rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600’s, more than sixty world-class models of historic ships, rotating thematic fine arts exhibitions, and interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to expand their horizons about everything maritime. Regular museum entry is $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 children (ages 6-17), free for members and children under 6, and free on the third Thursday of the month. Info: or (805) 984-6260.         


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