SBMM Honors Two Commercial Diving Pioneers

On Friday, January 29th the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum honored two pioneers in the field of Commercial Diving, Lad Handelman and Bob Kirby. Lad started out as an abalone diver here in Santa Barbara, and went on to start two international diving companies, CalDive and Oceaneering. Bob teamed up with Bev Morgan to form Kirby… ( More )

Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps

May 15, 2014 – May 15, 2014 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190 Map and Directions | Register Description: by Chet Van Duzer Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California When: Thursday, May 15, 2014 at 7 pm Members only Reception at 6:15 pm Cost: Free (members), $10 (non-members). Register Below or… ( More )

Surface Tension Art Exhibit Opening Reception

December 12, 2013 – December 12, 2013 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190 Map and Directions | Register Description: by Pamela Zwehl-Burke Sponsored by Mimi Michaelis Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, California When: Thursday, December 12, 2013 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm What: Large-scale oilstick painting-drawings reference the surface of the… ( More )

SBMM Annual Fundraiser

Saturday March 9, 2013 – Saturday March 9, 2013 113 Harbor Way, Suite 190 Map and Directions | Register Description: Harbor Treasures & Tastings Saturday, March 9, 2013 Tickets: $200 – Patron Admission (5:00 to 9:00 pm) $100 – General Admission (6:00 to 9:00 pm) Patron Tables are $1,800 to $5,000 (for tables please call… ( More )