Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

CBMM Speaker's Bureau

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Looking for a program for your civic organization or special interest group? The Speaker's Bureau at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is composed of experienced professionals who can bring the stories of the Chesapeake's history, culture, and environment to life at your venue or event. Presentations are approximately 60 minutes long. Presenters supply laptop and projector unless these items are already available at presentation site.

Contact:

Interested in arranging for a presentation? Have a question about a specific topic? Need a customized presentation?
Contact Director of Education Kate Livie at klivie@cbmm.org or 410-745-4947 with inquiries or for more information.

Pricing:

The cost is $200 per presentation. Any program outside of a 30-mile radius of CBMM will also include a mileage fee of $0.40 per mile.
Partial scholarships are available. Please contact Director of Education Kate Livie at klivie@cbmm.org or 410-745-4947.

Request a Presentation: (Click here to download a Presentation Request form)

While every effort will be made to accommodate your request, presentation schedules depend upon the availability of the presenter.
At least two weeks notice is encouraged.

CBMM Speaker's Bureau Topics: (Click here to download a printable PDF of topics)

Lectures by themes:
Environmental history:
The Chesapeake Bay's Environment: From 1608 to Today
Rising Tide: The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Traditional Communities
The Bay from Above: The Photography of Change

Local History:
The History of St Michaels, Maryland
Steamboats and Swimsuits: Tolchester Beach in the Chesapeake's Resort Age
Honest Industry, Artificial Land: Navy Point

Fisheries/ Harvesting:
History on the Half Shell: The Past, Present and Future of the Chesapeake Oyster
Shaped by the Chesapeake: Seafood Processing, Fisheries, Boatbuilding
State of the Oyster: Barriers and Solutions for Restoring Today's Fishery
The History of Waterfowling in the Chesapeake

Chesapeake Boats and Boating:
Chesapeake Ferries: Bridging a Watery Divide
Yankee Skiffs
A Perfect Paradise: Early Yacht Cruises on the Chesapeake
From a Shallop: John Smith's Explorations 1607-1608
Rosie Parks: Preserving the Icon
Log Canoe Racing on the Chesapeake Bay
Push & Pull: Tugboats on the Chesapeake Bay

War of 1812
Navigating Freedom: Slavery and Social Change during the War of 1812

Lectures by Presenter:
Pete Lesher    (Click here for full Bio)
Chesapeake Ferries: Bridging a Watery Divide
A Perfect Paradise: Early Yacht Cruises on the Chesapeake
Honest Industry, Artificial Land: Navy Point
Shaped by the Chesapeake: Seafood Processing, Fisheries, Boatbuilding
The History of St Michaels, Maryland
Yankee Skiffs

Kate Livie    (Click here for full Bio)
The History of Waterfowling in the Chesapeake
The Chesapeake Bay's Environment: From 1608 to Today
From a Shallop: John Smith's Explorations 1607-1608
Steamboats and Swimsuits: Tolchester Beach in the Chesapeake's Resort Age
History on the Half Shell: The Past, Present and Future of the Chesapeake Oyster

Robert Forloney    (Click here for full Bio)
A Rising Tide: The Impact of Sea Level Rise on Traditional Communities
Navigating Freedom: Slavery and Social Change during the War of 1812
Push & Pull: Tugboats on the Chesapeake Bay
The Bay from Above: The Photography of Change 
State of the Oyster: Barriers and Solutions for Restoring Today's Fishery

Richard Scofield    (Click here for full Bio)
Rosie Parks: Preserving the Icon
Log Canoe Racing on the Chesapeake Bay

 

 

 

 

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 N. Talbot St.
P.O. Box 636
St. Michaels, MD 21663
410-745-2916

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