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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) January 2011 Events

Special Events
A Night at the Museum: Members Reception & Exhibit Opening
Saturday, January 29
4-6 pm
Steamboat Gallery, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD
Members Event

Join fellow members in celebrating the opening of Marc Castelli: The Art of the Waterman, The Simison Collection, with a special Members Reception and Meet the Artist, followed by a State of the Museum address with remarks by Museum President Langley Shook and Chief Curator Pete Lesher. Enjoy wine, beer, and light hors d’oeuvres. Please RSVP by January 21, 2011 to Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941 or email [email protected].

Lighthouse Players After School Program
January 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
February 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24
Dorchester House, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD
7 week-Tuesday/ Thursday sessions from 3 -5 pm

Join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s after school drama program, Lighthouse Players, this winter! Each participant will have a chance to work on set design, costumes, and acting, and all will perform scenes in the last session from Gilbert Byron’s Chesapeake classic “The Lord’s Oysters” for friends and family.
• Offered through the St. Michaels Community Center grades 6,7, 8.
• Limit 10 students, cost $60 per student.
For program information, contact Kate Livie, CBMM’s Assistant Director of Education at [email protected] or by phone at 410-745-4947. To register, contact Pam Phillips, St. Michaels Community Center Youth Coordinator at [email protected] or by phone at 410-745-5102.

Saturdays For Kids
Saturday, January 22 & 29
Ages 4-6, 10 am-noon, & ages 7-9 from 1-3 pm
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD
$12 Members & $15 non-members. Six-session pass $68 Members & $80 non-members. Scholarships available for qualifying students.

The Saturdays for Kids program offers two hours of fun-filled and creative hands-on games, arts and crafts, and storytelling. Small classes and age-appropriate projects facilitate the learning process and offer kids a special place and opportunity for early engagement in building a love of the Chesapeake Bay and the region. Pre-registration is required. To register, or for more information, contact Reservation Specialist Helen Van Fleet at 410-745-4941 or email [email protected].

Apprentice for a Day Public Boat Building Program
Saturdays & Sundays, January 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
Boat Yard, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD
Individual classes are $35 for Members; $45 non-members
Four session ‘Journeyman’s Special’ $125 for members; $170 non-members

Learn traditional Chesapeake boat building techniques under the direction of a CBMM shipwright. Participants will be constructing a 16’ Rushton double ended rowboat “Florida Model.” Be a part of the whole 17-week process, or just sign up for specific dates.

The ‘Journeyman’s Special’ package includes any four days for one reduced price and can diversify the experience to include several different skills. Participants must be age 16 or older, unless accompanied by an adult. Call the Museum to register at 410-745-2916, or for more information, email Dan Sutherland at [email protected] or Richard Scofield at [email protected].

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
St. Michaels, MD
General information 410-745-2916

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