“Stepping Out of the Boat” is the theme of a special community art project highlighting the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) July 28 Chesapeake Folk Festival in St. Michaels, MD.
The hands-on sculpture project is partially sponsored by the Talbot County Arts Council, with funds... - July 15, 2012
Come to St. Michaels on Maryland’s Eastern Shore and discover the Chesapeake’s hidden gems from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, July 28 at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) 5th Annual Chesapeake Folk Festival. This celebration of the Bay’s people, arts, work, and bounty offers... - May 24, 2012
“Push and Pull: Life on Chesapeake Tugboats,” opens as a new exhibit on Saturday, April 21 in the Steamboat Building of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD.
The Chesapeake is a highway for tugs and barges, and for the large ships aided by tugs in port. The exhibit... - March 08, 2012
Wye Financial & Trust is sponsoring the September 24 fundraising dinner of the Fifth Annual St. Michaels Concours d’Elegance (SMCDE), to be held at the Harbourtowne Golf and Conference Center in St. Michaels, MD. The dinner is part of a weekend of activities, which culminates at the Chesapeake... - August 31, 2011
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield recently presented a $15,000 check to become a corporate sponsor to the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) Dressing the Ship 14th Annual Boating Party. The signature, tented event will be held September 10 along the museum’s 18-acre waterfront campus in... - August 13, 2011
Illuminating the Sea: The Marine Paintings of James E. Buttersworth, 1817-1894 — a major retrospective exhibition highlighting the work of famed 19th-century marine artist James Edward Buttersworth (1817-1894), opens at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD, on Saturday,... - February 18, 2011
Mitchell House will help tell the stories and history of free black laborers along the Eastern Shore of Maryland. It was owned by abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ sister – Eliza Bailey and her husband Peter Mitchell, who were both free black farm laborers in St. Michaels, MD. The house was moved to CBMM several years back and recently restored as a permanent exhibit. - October 14, 2010
From 10-4pm on Saturday November 6, come celebrate the Chesapeake’s oyster at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s (CBMM) OysterFest in St. Michaels. The event features live music, oysters and other food, children’s activities, boat rides, oyster demonstrations and harvesting displays,... - October 08, 2010
Tug Huntington's Pilot House arrives at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, MD to become part of an upcoming exhibit on maritime transportation. - September 11, 2010
The skipjack became the State Boat in 1985 and is recognized throughout the world as a symbol of Maryland. Skipjacks are the last working boats under sail in the United States. In winter, fleets of skipjacks are used to dredge oysters from the floor of Chesapeake Bay. "Drudgin," as watermen called this process, was hard, cold, dirty, sometimes dangerous work. - August 19, 2010
Visit the historic waterfront town of St. Michaels, MD and for the 13th Annual Boat Auction while supporting the 'jewel of the Chesapeake" - the non-profit Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. 18 acres of boats, plus barbecue, beer and the sounds of a lively auction will all be a part of the experience. - August 14, 2010
Enjoy 18 acres of beautiful waterfront at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and celebrate Talbot County's favorite son, Frederick Douglass. Proceeds benefit the Frederick Douglass Memorial at the Talbot County Courthouse in Easton, MD. - August 14, 2010
The Shipwright Apprentice Program of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Maryland is a vibrant source of sustainability for the Museum's fleet of Bay boats, and a source of education for volunteers like Bud McIntire. - August 06, 2010