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 (Doors open at 11:45) 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.

2016 series sponsors:

  • Mrs. Nancy Melcher
  • Larry & Barbara Ward

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

2016 Lecture Series Schedule

  • January 11: Laura Wright, Sea Turtles
  • January 18: Katelin Koon, Pirates of the Gulf Coast
  • January 25: Dr. Jennifer Pollack, Oyster Recycling & Reef Restoration
  • February 1: Charlie Zahn, Port of Corpus Christi
  • February 8: USCG Commander Charles West, Suddenly in Charge
  • February 15: Christine Hale from Texas Sea Grant, Understanding the Deepwater Horizon oil spill’s impact to the Gulf of Mexico.
  • February 22: Aransas Wildlife Refuge, Annual Whooping Crane Update
  • February 29: Justin Parkoff, Byers & Sunderland Anchor
  • March 7: Will Nichols, Overview of Cheniere LNG Project
  • March 21: 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.

2016 Seafaring Saga Movie Night

Curtain up at 7:00 PM. Popcorn and drinks are available for $1.00 each. Here’s the schedule for 2016:

  • January 14:  Captain Blood (1935)
  • February 11: Black Swan (1942)
  • March 17: Princess & The Pirate (1944)
  • April 21: Last of the Buccaneers (1950)
  • May 12: Treasure Island (1950)