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Curator’s Log: Sea Mew – The Little Boat With A Long History

(Log credit: John Hill, Docent. Article clipping reference: Morning Press, Volume L, Number 202, 26 May 1922) Every sailor remembers ...
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Curator’s Log: And the Award Goes To…

(Log credit: John Hill, Docent) After seeing the Brooks models visitors often ask which one is biggest, fastest, most complicated, ...
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Curator’s Log: Santa Barbara Lighthouse, Julia Williams

Julia Williams Lighthouse Keeper 1865-1905 (Log credit: John Hill, Docent) Julia, who was born in New Brunswick, Canada, followed her ...
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Cake Contest Winners

After some baking and lots of deliberation, we are delighted to announce our 20th Birthday Cake Contest Winners. The following ...
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Interview with Corinne Heyning Laverty, author North America’s Galapagos- The Historic Channel Islands Biological Study

Greg Gorga, our Executive Director, had the opportunity to speak with Corinne before the August 20th lecture. How did you ...
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Curator’s Log: Dwight Brooks Rapture

Discover and explore SBMM's online Dwight Brooks Model Boat Collection by clicking here. (Log credit: John Hill, Docent) Most modeling ...
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Tropical Chill

Our Curator, Emily Falke, created this dessert recipe for our Surf the Big Wave fundraiser. Stay cool with this summery ...
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Hang Loose Real McCoy Rum Cocktail

Our Curator, Emily Falke, created this cocktail recipe for our Surf the Big Wave fundraiser using Real McCoy Rum. Toast ...
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Interview with Leslie Compton, author of Dearest Minnie: A Sailor’s Story

Greg Gorga called Leslie to have a conversation about her book, Dearest Minnie: A Sailor's Story and asked her some ...
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Cooking with Our Curator

It's almost Mother's Day. When Emily Falke, our Deputy Director & Curator, isn't designing, installing, and hanging our captivating exhibits, she's ...
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Interview with Teresa Newton-Terres, author of Mystery of the Marie 

In light of The Mystery of the Marie lecture being canceled, Greg Gorga, our Executive Director, interviewed Teresa Newton-Terres over ...
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Fishing with Paper & Ink

Nature Prints Demonstration by Dwight Hwang with Commentary by Emily Miller Where: SBMM, 113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara When: Thursday, ...
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