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Channel Islands Maritime Museum Response to Coronavirus – Museum Closure and Speaker Canceled

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Response to Coronavirus – Museum Closure and Speaker Canceled

Speaker Barbara Tomblin, Naval Historian and Author, will not speak at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series on March 18th – Event Canceled Oxnard, CA:  In light of the public safety concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, the Channel Islands Maritime Museum has decided to cancel speaker Barbara Tomblin on March 18.   Also, […]

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Cancels “Celebration of the Whales” Festival on March 22, 2020 due to COVID-19

Channel Islands Maritime Museum Cancels “Celebration of the Whales” Festival on March 22, 2020 due to COVID-19

Oxnard, CA – The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will cancel the free family-friendly whale-themed festival March 22, 2020, from 11 am to 3 pm in conjunction with the 23rd annual Celebration of the Whales event at Channel Islands Harbor.  The event will be rescheduled to a later date. HARBOR DIRECTOR MARK SANDOVAL STATEMENT ON CANCELLATION […]

Barbara Tomblin, Naval Historian, and Author, to Speak at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series on March 18th

Barbara Tomblin, Naval Historian, and Author, to Speak at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series on March 18th

Oxnard, CA: The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is proud to welcome Barbara Tomblin to its 2020 Speaker Series on Wednesday, March 18th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. She will be speaking on officer and sailor life in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War and discussing her book Life in Jefferson Davis’ Navy. Admission to the […]

Celebration of the Whales Festival Offers Family Fun, Prizes, and Chalk Art

Celebration of the Whales Festival Offers Family Fun, Prizes, and Chalk Art

More than 20 chalk artists will share their artwork at the 23rd Annual Celebration of the Whales Festival at the Channel Islands Harbor. From 11 – 3 p.m. on March 22, this year’s event will feature free, family-friendly activities held at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, Marine Emporium Landing, Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market, and a “Gray Whale […]

Marine Biologist and Naturalist Holly Lohuis to Speak at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series on February 19th

Marine Biologist and Naturalist Holly Lohuis to Speak at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum Speaker Series on February 19th

Oxnard, CA: The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is proud to welcome Marine Biologist and Naturalist Holly Lohuis to its 2020 Speaker Series on Wednesday, February 19th, from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. She will be speaking on “Embracing Change Through Ocean Exploration: Complexities of Ocean Environments and the Inspiration for a Sustainable Future of Our […]

Channel Islands Maritime Museum to Host “Celebration of the Whales” Festival on March 22, 2020

Channel Islands Maritime Museum to Host “Celebration of the Whales” Festival on March 22, 2020

Oxnard, CA – The Channel Islands Maritime Museum will host a free family-friendly whale-themed festival March 22, 2020, from 11 am to 3 pm in conjunction with the 23rd annual Celebration of the Whales event at Channel Islands Harbor.  The festival will feature hands-on educational booths, including a live touch tank, craft activities, a bounce […]

Travel the World with Art Comes Alive

Travel the World with Art Comes Alive

Oxnard, CA: Art Comes Alive brings Maritime models and paintings to life with the help of live characters. Visitors have the unique opportunity to interact and speak with characters from many ages of Maritime history. Join the Channel Islands Maritime Museum on Saturday, February 15 and Sunday, February 16, 12-4 pm as friends of the […]

Speaker Series at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Speaker Series at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Oxnard, CA – Interesting and captivating speakers are scheduled every third Wednesday at the Channel Islands Maritime Museum, 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard. Refreshments are at 6:30 p.m., with the lectures at 7. Next Speaker is January 15 Paul Swanson – Pleasure Boat Sailor “A Boater’s Guide to the Incredible Channel Islands.” Come and take an […]

The Mayflower: Story of a Voyage Across Treacherous Waters at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

The Mayflower: Story of a Voyage Across Treacherous Waters at Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Oxnard, CA – 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower voyage across the Atlantic. The Pilgrims arrived on the shores of what is now America in 1620 in hopes of making a better life for themselves and their children while being able to worship freely and in peace. Undoubtedly the most famous colonists in […]

New Docent Class at Channel Islands Maritime Museum to Begin March 2nd

New Docent Class at Channel Islands Maritime Museum to Begin March 2nd

Oxnard, CA – Nestled on the coast of Southern California, in Ventura County, supported by a vibrant community of art aficionados, a steady, year-round influx of art seekers from the area, and tourists from around the world, Channel Islands Maritime Museum is perfectly poised to bring vibrant and innovative art to the forefront of the local […]