cimm speaker series

 

Admission prices for the CIMM Speaker Series are: free for CIMM Members, $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 Youth (6-17), free for children 5 and younger.

To view past Speaker Series events click here.

Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 20

Viewing begins at 5:30pm

 

 

Jim Kosinski – Historian

CIMM Docent Jim Kosinski will be speaking on the spice trade and the importance it has played in history around the globe

Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 17

Viewing begins at 5:30 pm

Keri Dearborn and Mike Watling – Friends of the Island Fox

Friends of the Island Fox, a program of Channel Islands Restoration, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which supports efforts to preserve and protect the island fox (Urocyon littoralis) on the California Channel Islands through conservation and education programs.

Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 17

Viewing begins at 5:30 pm

Authors Therese Vannier and Michael Corbin Ray will speak on their research into the disaster at Honda Point and the process of blending fiction and reality for their novel Dead Reckoning.

Virtual Event

Wednesday, April 21

Viewing begins at 5:30 pm

New York Times bestselling author Robin Hutton will be sharing stories of American and Allied dogs, horses, mules, birds, and a cat that assisted the war effort as part of the Greatest Generation.

Wednesday, May 19 

PLEASE NOTE: Seating and access to the speaker series and Art of the Sailor Exhibition is limited to the first 75 attendees

Speaker: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Doors Open at 5:30

Location: Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Join CIMM for an evening with Lindsey Philpott – knot tying book author, civil engineer, furniture maker, woodcarver, forensic engineer, and forensic knot analyst. Lindsey will be sharing his amazing experiences and his love of the sailors’ art of knot tying.

Wednesday, June 16

Speaker: 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Doors Open at 6:30 pm

Location: Channel Islands Maritime Museum

Return to 1851 with Eleanor Creesy, the navigator of the Clipper Ship “Flying Cloud,” on its record-breaking maiden voyage.

Living history recreator, Connie Korenstein, will portray Eleanor Creesy in what is sure to be an engaging presentation. It’s a rousing sea story of speed and greed, adventure and
daring, mishaps, and even romance, as well as sabotage, survival and success!