Winter Lecture Series

The Annapolis Maritime Museum holds its annual Winter Lecture Series on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. from mid-January through early March. 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. Lectures are free for Museum members (First Mate and above) and $10 for non-members. Lectures for 2018 are posted below.

Winter Lecture Series

Date Speaker Organization Topic
Thursday, January 11, 2018 Jack Shaum Author & Broadcast Journalist Tidewater by Steamboat: When the Region’s Highways were Made of Water
Thursday, January 18, 2018 Grace Brush Johns Hopkins University The Ecological History of the Chesapeake Bay: The pre-Colonial and post-Colonial Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, January 25, 2018 Jeff Watkins JX3 Energy The 35 Million Year Geological History of the Bay: How an Extra-Terrestrial Event Created Today’s Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, February 1, 2018 Dr. Anson “Tuck” Hines Smithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC) The Ecology of Chesapeake Blue Crabs: The Strange and Wonderful Science of Blue Crabs
Thursday, February 8, 2018 Matt Snell Maryland Department of Natural Resources Brook Trout in Maryland: Understanding Our Native Gem
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Tucker Thompson America’s Cup 35th America’s Cup
Thursday, February 22, 2018 Chris Rowsom Historic Ships in Baltimore Baltimore’s Own: USS Constellation, Flagship of the African Squadron
Thursday, March 1, 2018 O. James Lighthizer Civil War Trust Teaching American History Through its Battlefields: The Importance of Saving Historic Sites as Outdoor Classrooms

The 2018 Winter Lecture Series is sponsored by: