Purisima Exhibit Unveiling

Celebrate the opening of the SBMM's newest permanent exhibit, which honors S.B's role in history as the epicenter of deep-water commercial diving. Reception will feature hors d’oeuvres and Spanish guitar music by Shaun Saunders.

When: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: S.B. Maritime Museum, 113 Harbor Wy., #190, Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Art (opening)


Santa Barbara is known for many things: red tile roofs, surfers and great wine. But did you know it is also the epicenter of commercial diving history? It’s time to learn more about this overlooked aspect of Santa Barbara’s past. On Friday, November 18, 2011, the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (SBMM) will host a reception to unveil its newest permanent exhibit, Purisima. The reception, featuring hors d’oeuvre and Spanish guitar music by Shaun Saunders, will celebrate the opening of this new exhibit and help to honor diving pioneer, Hugh “Dan” Wilson and the Santa Barbara diving community’s impressive impact on the evolution of commercial diving.

Cost: Reception: Free, Exhibit: Free with Museum admission

Phone: 805-962-8404

Event posted Nov. 9, 2011
Last updated Nov. 9, 2011


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