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Santa Barbara Maritime Museum


February 2020

Keepers of the Light: The History of the Point Conception Lighthouse Reading and discussion with local author, Willard Thompson

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Point Conception, considered sacred ground by the Chumash, is the headland where California’s coast goes from a north-south orientation to east-west, making a natural division between Southern and Northern California. Ever since the Gold Rush Days, the Point Conception Lighthouse has guarded the treacherous Pacific waters where the Santa Barbara Channel and Pacific Ocean meet on the western edge of Santa Barbara County. Such a dangerous place for mariners, Point Conception was dubbed The Cape Horn of California. The Santa Barbara Maritime…

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Fishing with Paper & Ink: Nature Prints Demonstration by Dwight Hwang with Commentary by Emily Miller

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93109 United States
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$10 – $20

Please RSVP and Register at or call (805) 456-8747 Sponsored by Marie Morrisroe The Santa Barbara Maritime Museum is delighted to announce that Dwight Hwang will be demonstrating the art of nature printing with commentary by Emily Miller, to coincide with the museum’s art exhibit, Fishing with Paper & Ink. The objective of nature printing is to express the essence of nature through the medium of paper or cloth and ink. The simple elegance of common subjects is preferred.…

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