Jim Woodward is a lampist. A what, you ask? A lampist’s main job is to keep the enormous, delicate glass lenses of lighthouse lights in tip-top shape so that ships at sea stay safe. But over the years, glass lenses have fallen out of vogue. Now, most of the notable lighthouse lenses in the United […]
It looks like a slice out of a history book: a nearly 100 foot long, 150 ton full scale replica of a Spanish galleon which is visting Santa Barbara County for the very first time. KCLU | NPR for the California coast
Emily Waingrow Falke (Deputy Director, Curator and Education Director) was interviewed by Voice Magazine on her new exhibit — The Geology of Oil in the Santa Barbara Channel & The Chumash Use of Asphaltum. You can read it here on page 7.
SBMM Board Vice-President Don Barthelmess and SBMM Executive Director Greg Gorga welcomed United States Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum for a tour. Secretary Zinke stated: “A phenomenal, must see history of Santa Barbara!”