With Historias & CIMM Docents, Jim Kosinski & Martina Melero Queens commanded fleets, female tars climbed the foremast, mistresses in disguise, pirate queens took charge and whaling wives longed for home. Learn why these women chose to risk their lives in a man’s domain and cast their fates to the wind. Speaker Series is a […]

Speaker Series Wednesday, August 16, 2017 6:30pm  8:30pm Channel Islands Maritime Museum  WITH SHARK RESEARCHER APRYL DELANCEY  Sharks are undoubtedly one of the most misunderstood animals on the planet.  These beautiful creatures have been around for over 400 million years and are of vital importance to keeping our oceans – and our planet – alive.  With […]

Event announcement Selected local restaurants will compete for title of “Ventura County’s Best Chowder” at the 3rd annual Chowderfest on Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 2pm – 6pm. A competition judged by both professional judges and guests, chowder tastings are complimented by wine tastings from local wineries and fine craft beer provided by Firestone Walker Brewery. […]

September 20, 2017 6:30pm The Channel Islands Maritime Museum presents “The Sheik and The Shriek of Araby, A Film History of Hollywood-By-The-Sea”, with writer and local historian Richard Senate. For 22 years Senate worked as historian and historical interpreter for the city of Ventura.   He has studied film history and films made in Ventura County […]

CHANNEL ISLANDS MARITIME MUSEUM (CIMM) IS PRESENTING THE 5TH ANNUAL “MUSIC AT THE MARITIME,” ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 FROM 6:00 TO 10:00 PM. CIMM’s PREMIER FUNDRAISER, MUSIC AT THE MARITIME IS AN APPRECIATION OF THE MANY PEOPLE & BUSINESSES THAT SUPPORT THE MUSEUM THROUGH THEIR GENEROUS DONATIONS. THESE SPONSORSHIPS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR HELPING US KEEP THE MUSEUM DOORS […]

­ Presented by Charlotte Harris Rees Monday, October 2, 2017 Reception: 6:00pm – Presentation: 7:00pm  The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is gratified and honored to offer an evening with Charlotte Harris Rees, a renowned author and scholar of Chinese Discovery and Colonization of Ancient America.  Ms. Rees is a Senior Researcher and a graduate of […]

Monday, October 2, 2017 10:00am 4:00pm 10:00 16:00 Channel Islands Maritime Museum Exploring the beautiful essence of California’s 1,100 mile long coastline through photography and prose, this exhibition features black and white images from LA-based photographer Jasmine Swope’s quest to capture the essence of California’s marine parks. Accompanying the images, author Dwight Holing’s prose contributes […]

Speaker Series Wednesday, October 18, 2017 6:30pm 8:00pm  Channel Islands Maritime Museum Hiking the Channel Coast with historian, hiker, and volunteer wilderness ranger Curt Cragg Speaker Series is a lecture series held every third Wednesday at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum. Refreshments are available at 6:30 pm and the lecture begins at 7:00 pm. Entry […]

The Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands | Jan. 10, 2018 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Join Studio Channel Islands for a guided tour of the Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands campus with John Gormley, campus architect and director of planning, design and construction, Jan. 10. Transportation departs Studio Channel […]

The Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands | Jan. 10, 2018 | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm Join Studio Channel Islands for a guided tour of the Art and Architecture of Cal State Channel Islands campus with John Gormley, campus architect and director of planning, design and construction, Jan. 10. Transportation departs Studio Channel […]