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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Seeks Docents!

Classes Began January 8, 2022 Santa Barbara, CA. December 27, 2021 - Do you enjoy meeting and talking with people ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Nationally Recognized and Accredited by American Alliance of Museums

(Santa Barbara, CA. July 15, 2021) — The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) Board of  Directors is pleased to announce ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Holds Open House Information Session for Prospective Docents!

Santa Barbara, CA. November 19, 2021 - Do you enjoy meeting and talking with people from  California, across the US, ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Receives Grant for Marketing Plan Development from the Santa Barbara County Office of Arts & Culture

Santa Barbara, CA. November 17th, 2021 – The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is pleased to announce that it has ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Store to Host Special Sundays

Santa Barbara, CA. November 12, 2021 - The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) Store is  planning an exciting Sunday schedule ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Presents Mermaids: Visualizing the Myths & Legends – Photography by Ralph A. Clevenger & Friends

Santa Barbara, CA. October 1, 2021 – The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is pleased to announce the long-awaited re-opening of ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Presents Mermaid Sightings in the Harbor A Unique Mermaid Event for All Ages!

Santa Barbara, CA. October 15, 2021 – In conjunction with the opening of its upcoming exhibit, Mermaids: Visualizing the Myths ...
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Island Visions: A 7-Year Labor of Love by Local Brothers +40 More

Island Visions: A 7-Year Labor of Love by Local Brothers +40 More A presentation with Jacob Seigel Brielle and Isaac Seigel-Boettner

Santa Barbara, CA, October 9, 2021 – The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is proud to present “Island Visions," a ...
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Two Santa Barbara County Museums Receive Prestigious Sustainability Awards from California Agencies

Santa Barbara, CA. August 9, 2021 - The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) and the Wildling Museum of Art and ...
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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum Presents Girls in Ocean Science (GiOS), A Conference for Future Scientists Sponsored by Steinmetz Family Foundation

Santa Barbara, CA. July 28, 2021 – The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is pleased to  announce its Inaugural Girls ...
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SBMM Presents: “Images of Our Rekindled Maritime Community,” an Online & In-Person SCAPE Art Show and Sale to Benefit the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Theresa Ann, Ray Hunter, First Prize 2020 SCAPE Art Show & Sale Cove at Cambria, Rick Garcia. Second Prize 2020 ...
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Martha Donelan Named New Director of Development by Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

Santa Barbara, CA. June 18, 2021 - The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) is delighted to announce that Martha Donelan ...
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