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Opening reception, Saturday, November 7, 2015 3-5pm free, open to the public
Explore the career of Edward Marple, arguably one of the most talented ship model makers in the world. As a hobby chosen to pass the time made available due to illness and to use the skills he acquired as a dental technician, Marple immersed himself in the craft of model making. This exhibit explores the legacy of a man who began as a hobbyist and ended up creating some of the most stunning ship models ever crafted. Also featured will be an installation of the workshop and tools owned and used by Marple. The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is honored to display his entire collection, several pieces of which are featured in this exhibition
The Maritime Museum is open daily 11-5 pm. Located at Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor, 3900 South Harbor Boulevard, on Bluefin Circle, permanent exhibits include a seascape gallery of rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600’s, more than sixty world-class models of historic ships, and interactive contemporary exhibits and a gift shop.
Museum entry is $5 Adults, $4 Seniors, $2 Children .Third Thursday of the month free.
Info: CIMMVC.org or 805.984.6260.