Calendar

January – February 2014

Jan
13
Mon
Brown Bag Lecture @ Texas Maritime Museum
Jan 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our most popular and longest running program, the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series, runs January through March (excluding the week of spring break). Lectures are held every Monday, 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Museum Education Center. The series consists of 11 weeks of FREE Lectures on a variety of topics relating to maritime history, museum programming, museum exhibits or the Coastal Bend community and environments.

2014 series sponsors:

  • Mrs. Nancy Melcher
  • Larry & Barbara Ward
  • Ron Hoover RV & Marine

We appreciate their support and generosity to continue the Brown Bag program.

2014 Lecture Series Schedule

  • January 6: John Williams, Rescue at Sea
  • January 13: Tanya Whatley, Annual Whooping Crane Update
  • January 20: To be Determined
  • January 27: Justin Parkoff & Jessica Stika, Preservation Project: The USS Westfield
  • February 3: To be Determined
  • February 10: Don Breeden, Flags Over Texas
  • February 17: Brett Boeck, Republic National Distributing Co. Wine Tasting
  • February 24: Miles Arcenaux Team, La Salle’s Ghost
  • March 3: John Martell, The Story Behind the Picture
  • March 10: NO BROWN BAG LECTURE
  • March 17: Herndan Williams, 700 Stories of the Texas Frontier
  • March 24: Curator, Phil Barnes, Sports Fishing Wall of Fame Induction
Jan
20
Mon
Brown Bag Lecture @ Texas Maritime Museum
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our most popular and longest running program, the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series, runs January through March (excluding the week of spring break). Lectures are held every Monday, 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Museum Education Center. The series consists of 11 weeks of FREE Lectures on a variety of topics relating to maritime history, museum programming, museum exhibits or the Coastal Bend community and environments.

2014 series sponsors:

  • Mrs. Nancy Melcher
  • Larry & Barbara Ward
  • Ron Hoover RV & Marine

We appreciate their support and generosity to continue the Brown Bag program.

2014 Lecture Series Schedule

  • January 6: John Williams, Rescue at Sea
  • January 13: Tanya Whatley, Annual Whooping Crane Update
  • January 20: To be Determined
  • January 27: Justin Parkoff & Jessica Stika, Preservation Project: The USS Westfield
  • February 3: To be Determined
  • February 10: Don Breeden, Flags Over Texas
  • February 17: Brett Boeck, Republic National Distributing Co. Wine Tasting
  • February 24: Miles Arcenaux Team, La Salle’s Ghost
  • March 3: John Martell, The Story Behind the Picture
  • March 10: NO BROWN BAG LECTURE
  • March 17: Herndan Williams, 700 Stories of the Texas Frontier
  • March 24: Curator, Phil Barnes, Sports Fishing Wall of Fame Induction
Jan
25
Sat
Family Discovery Day: Lighthouses @ Texas Maritime Museum
Jan 25 all-day

Experience extra nautical fun with your regular museum visit on each Family Discovery Day with themed activities for you to conquer together. Crafts will be available at no additional fee between 10:00 AM and 3:30 PM in our Education Center. January’s theme is Lighthouses!

Jan
27
Mon
Brown Bag Lecture @ Texas Maritime Museum
Jan 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our most popular and longest running program, the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series, runs January through March (excluding the week of spring break). Lectures are held every Monday, 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Museum Education Center. The series consists of 11 weeks of FREE Lectures on a variety of topics relating to maritime history, museum programming, museum exhibits or the Coastal Bend community and environments.

2014 series sponsors:

  • Mrs. Nancy Melcher
  • Larry & Barbara Ward
  • Ron Hoover RV & Marine

We appreciate their support and generosity to continue the Brown Bag program.

2014 Lecture Series Schedule

  • January 6: John Williams, Rescue at Sea
  • January 13: Tanya Whatley, Annual Whooping Crane Update
  • January 20: To be Determined
  • January 27: Justin Parkoff & Jessica Stika, Preservation Project: The USS Westfield
  • February 3: To be Determined
  • February 10: Don Breeden, Flags Over Texas
  • February 17: Brett Boeck, Republic National Distributing Co. Wine Tasting
  • February 24: Miles Arcenaux Team, La Salle’s Ghost
  • March 3: John Martell, The Story Behind the Picture
  • March 10: NO BROWN BAG LECTURE
  • March 17: Herndan Williams, 700 Stories of the Texas Frontier
  • March 24: Curator, Phil Barnes, Sports Fishing Wall of Fame Induction
Jan
31
Fri
Digging Deeper: The Monterrey Shipwrecks @ Texas Maritime Museum
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Become a Member now & don’t miss out on this great event!

Digging Deeper

Join us for a Members Only Reception & Lecture given by Amy Borgens, Marine Archaeologist at the Texas Historical Commission.

Amy Borgens has worked in the field of Texas maritime archeology since 1997 and has been associated with several notable Texas shipwreck projects, including; La Belle and USS Westfield.

She was most recently involved in the July 2013 partial excavation of the Monterrey Shipwrecks buried under 4,500 feet of water 170 miles off the Texas-Louisiana coast. Amy will give a presentation on some of the discoveries, as well as other Texas nautical archaeological finds.

Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

Please RSVP to the Museum at 361.729.1271 or spc@texasmaritimemuseum.org.

Find out more information about becoming a member on the website or by contacting the Museum!

Feb
3
Mon
Brown Bag Lecture @ Texas Maritime Museum
Feb 3 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our most popular and longest running program, the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series, runs January through March (excluding the week of spring break). Lectures are held every Monday, 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Museum Education Center. The series consists of 11 weeks of FREE Lectures on a variety of topics relating to maritime history, museum programming, museum exhibits or the Coastal Bend community and environments.

2014 series sponsors:

  • Mrs. Nancy Melcher
  • Larry & Barbara Ward
  • Ron Hoover RV & Marine

We appreciate their support and generosity to continue the Brown Bag program.

2014 Lecture Series Schedule

  • January 6: John Williams, Rescue at Sea
  • January 13: Tanya Whatley, Annual Whooping Crane Update
  • January 20: To be Determined
  • January 27: Justin Parkoff & Jessica Stika, Preservation Project: The USS Westfield
  • February 3: To be Determined
  • February 10: Don Breeden, Flags Over Texas
  • February 17: Brett Boeck, Republic National Distributing Co. Wine Tasting
  • February 24: Miles Arcenaux Team, La Salle’s Ghost
  • March 3: John Martell, The Story Behind the Picture
  • March 10: NO BROWN BAG LECTURE
  • March 17: Herndan Williams, 700 Stories of the Texas Frontier
  • March 24: Curator, Phil Barnes, Sports Fishing Wall of Fame Induction
Feb
8
Sat
Love your Community Valentine’s Day Workshop @ Fulton Mansion
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join the Fulton Mansion, Rockport Center for the Arts and the Texas Maritime Museum for the 2nd annual Love your Community Valentine’s Workshop. This event is FREE and open to the Public. Bring your family for fun Valentines themed crafts.

Feb
10
Mon
Brown Bag Lecture @ Texas Maritime Museum
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Our most popular and longest running program, the Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series, runs January through March (excluding the week of spring break). Lectures are held every Monday, 12:00 – 1:00 PM in the Museum Education Center. The series consists of 11 weeks of FREE Lectures on a variety of topics relating to maritime history, museum programming, museum exhibits or the Coastal Bend community and environments.

2014 series sponsors:

  • Mrs. Nancy Melcher
  • Larry & Barbara Ward
  • Ron Hoover RV & Marine

We appreciate their support and generosity to continue the Brown Bag program.

2014 Lecture Series Schedule

  • January 6: John Williams, Rescue at Sea
  • January 13: Tanya Whatley, Annual Whooping Crane Update
  • January 20: To be Determined
  • January 27: Justin Parkoff & Jessica Stika, Preservation Project: The USS Westfield
  • February 3: To be Determined
  • February 10: Don Breeden, Flags Over Texas
  • February 17: Brett Boeck, Republic National Distributing Co. Wine Tasting
  • February 24: Miles Arcenaux Team, La Salle’s Ghost
  • March 3: John Martell, The Story Behind the Picture
  • March 10: NO BROWN BAG LECTURE
  • March 17: Herndan Williams, 700 Stories of the Texas Frontier
  • March 24: Curator, Phil Barnes, Sports Fishing Wall of Fame Induction
Feb
11
Tue
Private Tour-Interplast
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am

We would like to welcome Interplast from Port Lavaca to the Texas Maritime Museum!

Want to book a tour for your business or group? Find out more on the Tours and Group Info page.

Feb
13
Thu
Seafairing Saga Movie Night @ Texas Maritime Museum
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Seafaring Saga Movie Nights celebrate maritime history and entertainment in films. A great number of films have a maritime setting, and what better way to spend your evenings than viewing a maritime themed movie on the Texas Maritime Museum’s big screen. Enjoy a FREE movie experience on the 2nd Thursday of the month, January through May.

 

2014 Seafaring Saga Movie Night

Curtain up at 7:00 PM. Popcorn and drinks are available for $1.00 each.

February 13: They Were Expendable