Winter/Spring Programs

Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

Mondays, January-March

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: Sig Murphy, The Texas Navy
  • January 27: Curator, Phil Barnes
  • February 3: Justin Parkoff & Jessica Stika, Preservation Project: The USS Westfield
  • February 10: Don Breeden, Flags Over Texas
  • February 17: Brett Boeck, Republic National Distributing Co. Wine Tasting
  • February 24: Miles Arceneaux Team, La Salle’s Ghost
  • March 3: John Martell, The Story Behind the Picture
  • March 17: Herndan Williams, 700 Stories of the Texas Frontier
  • March 24: Curator, Phil Barnes, Sports Fishing Wall of Fame Induction


Seafaring Saga Movie Nights

2nd Thursdays, January – May

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. Check the Calendar to see what is showing.