ART COMES ALIVE AT THE CHANNEL ISLANDS MARITIME MUSEUM
Visitors of all ages can enjoy an assortment of maritime mysteries associated with the life and times of historical characters, portrayed by volunteers in period costume, and hear stories about the fascinating maritime heritage surrounding rare and beautiful paintings dating back to the 1600s, world-class ship models and maritime artifacts, at the third annual Channel Islands Maritime Museum “Art Comes Alive” event, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., February 18 – 19, 2017. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 seniors/students/active military with ID, $3 children (ages 123 – 17), and free for members and children 12 and under. More photos and info at www.cimmvc.org/artcomesalive.
The Channel Islands Maritime Museum is located in Oxnard’s Channel Islands Harbor at 3900 Bluefin Circle. CIMM is open Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 10 am – 4 pm; Sundays from 12 pm – 4 pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays are open for reserved group tours and private member events. Explore galleries full of rare and beautiful maritime paintings dating back to the 1600’s, more than sixty world-class models of historic ships, rotating thematic fine arts exhibitions, and interactive exhibits that encourage visitors to expand their horizons about everything maritime. Museum entry is $7 for adults, $5 seniors and active military with ID, $3 children (ages 6 – 17), and free for members and children under 6. Info: www.cimmvc.org or (805) 984-6260.