Whale Coloring contest

The Channel Islands Maritime Museum (CIMM) is happy to announce its March activity in celebration of its 30th anniversary year!


Local artist Brett Bednorz has created a wonderful whale “totem” coloring page for the Museum in honor of the magnificent animals that are so often seen off the local coast. Coloring contest participants are invited to let their creativity and imagination run wild.

There are four age categories, Adults- 18 years and up, Teens – 13-17 years, Kids – 7-12 years, and Kids – 6 years and under. One coloring winner will be selected in each age group.

Prizes are listed below.

Adults- 18 years and up – One-year Lieutenant Level Museum Membership

Teens – 13-17 years – One-year Family Level Museum Level Membership

Kids – 7-12 years – Whale-themed gift from BlueFin Gifts

Kids – 6 years and under – Whale-themed gift from BlueFin Gifts

Please email your completed coloring page to office@cimmvc.org

or mail to 3900 Bluefin Circle, Oxnard 93035

or drop off at the Museum (slide under the front door at Museum).

Please remember to include your name, email address, and phone number in case the Museum needs to contact you.


Download your copy of the coloring page here.

The CIMM coloring contest will run through March 31st, 2021, with entries being due no later than April 5th, 2021, in order to be considered in the judging.

Each participant can submit a total of one entry.

Entries will be displayed without the participant’s name on the Museum website and social media sites.

Entries will be judged by Museum staff

Entries will be judged on creativity, coloring skill, and overall appeal.

The winner will be contacted as soon as the judges reach a decision (after April 5, 2021).