Winter Lecture Series

2021 Winter Lecture Series

The lecture series will be held virtually on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. from January 7 to February 25.

Access to pre-registration can be found within the individual events below. You must register for each lecture you wish to view. First Mate members and above will receive complimentary coupon code.


You will be challenged to question and to learn by engaging speakers on eight diverse topics including maritime history, local history, science and maritime art. Admission is $10 per person for non-members and FREE for First Mate and above members.

January 7 | 7pm

The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse: A Chesapeake Bay Icon at Annapolis


January 14 | 7pm

Chesapeake Bay Waterfowl: Exploring and Solving Mysteries


January 21 | 7pm

Traditional Wooden Shipbuilding on the Chesapeake Bay & Maryland Dove


January 28 | 7pm

Oysters and Ecosystems: How the Eastern Oyster Shapes the Chesapeake Bay


February 4 | 7pm

The Mallows Bay-Potomac River National Marine Sanctuary: The Ghost Fleet and Beyond


February 11 | 7pm

The Battle of the Chesapeake, 1781: Military Decider for the American Revolution


February 18 | 7pm

Racing on the World Stage: The 2021 America’s Cup and Olympic Sailing


February 25 | 7pm

Changing Fisheries of the Chesapeake Bay: Radical Changes in Recent Years


Thank you 2021 Supporting Sponsors



If you are interested in sponsoring the Winter Lecture Series, please email us.