Live and Virtual Maritime Programs

We are Excited to Broadcast our National Treasures to you!


Monthly Series

Welcome to the MESS: Maritime Research Center & Library Lecture Series

The MESS (Maritime Education for Students of the Sea) are informal lunchtime lectures during the last Thursday of the month meant to showcase a wide array of maritime knowledge, research and skills.

(Last Thursday of the Month at 11AM PDT)

Chantey Sing: A Virtual Concert with Singers from Around the World

Our popular monthly virtual chantey sing includes performer, both professional and amateur, from around the world.

(Every Third Saturday of the Month at 11AM PDT) 

SF Maritime Live: Virtual Ranger Tours of the SF Maritime Park

The Association and Maritime Park are excited to announce the launching of San Francisco Maritime Live (SML), which provides the public with live broadcasted ranger tours of the National Treasures of the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park.

(Every Third Sunday of the Month at 10:30AM PDT)





Special Events
(More Events Coming Soon)

Maritime Museum Film Premiere: “A Palace for the People”

The Association is proud to present to the public, for the first time, a short documentary film about San Francisco’s iconic Aquatic Park Bathhouse building and its treasure trove of WPA murals completed during the Great Depression. The film screening will also include an exclusive question and answer interview with director John Rogers.

(Saturday, March 13th @ 11AM PST)

Sea Music Concert: A Celebration of African American History Month

Join us for a virtual concert of maritime songs from Black traditions of the United States and West Indies, with four outstanding performers.

(Saturday, February 27th at 11AM PST)