Winter Lecture Series

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 for 2018 are posted below. Admission – $10/person for non-members and FREE for First Mate and above members.


2018 Schedule

Thursday, January 11Jack ShaumAuthor &Broadcast JournalistTidewater by Steamboat: When the Region’s Highways were Made of Water
Thursday, January 18Grace BrushJohns Hopkins UniversityThe Ecological History of the Chesapeake Bay: The pre-Colonial and post-Colonial Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, January 25Jeff WatkinsJX3 EnergyThe 35-Million Year Geological History of the Bay: How an Extra-Terrestrial Event Created Today’s Chesapeake Bay
Thursday, February 1Dr. Anson “Tuck” HinesSmithsonian Environmental Research Center (SERC)The Ecology of Chesapeake Blue Crabs: The Strange and Wonderful Science of Blue Crabs
Thursday, February 8Matt SellMaryland Department of Natural ResourcesBrook Trout in Maryland: Understanding Our Native Gem
Thursday, February 15Tucker ThompsonAmerica’s Cup35th America’s Cup
Thursday, February 22Chris RowsomHistoric Ships in BaltimoreBaltimore’s Own: USS Constellation, Flagship of the African Squadron
Thursday, March 1O. James LighthizerCivil War TrustTeaching American History Through its Battlefields: The Importance of Saving Historic Sites as Outdoor Classrooms

The 2018 Winter Lecture Series is sponsored by:  

Jason R. Haddaway | Vice President | T: 410-626-2203

The 2018 Winter Lecture Series is presented by: