Lecture Series

Thanks to UTC Overseas, HMM is able to offer a FREE maritime history lecture each month!

September History Lecture:

Tuesday, September 9 - The Bicentennial Project of the Port of Houston: A Pictorial History of the Port

For information on this lecture follow the link below.

The Bicentennial Project of the Port of Houston: A Pictorial History of the Port with artist, Judith-Ann Saks



 Upcoming History Lectures

October 14, 2014

Monterrey Shipwrecks

with Amy Borgens & Fritz Hanselmann

November 11, 2014

History of the Houston Ship Channel

with Eric Young

February 10, 2015

Civil War Blockaders

with author, Andrew Hall

March 10, 2015

Purging the Seas: Government Reaction to Piracy, 1600 – 2015
with Kim Todt and Elizabeth Nyman




Industry Lecture:

Stay tuned for updates about the next industry lecture.


Upcoming Industry Lectures

October 7, 2014

Capt. Brian K. Penoyer
Commander, US Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston

November 18, 2014

Liquefied Natural Gas: An Overview of the Technology,
Logistics, and Maritime Shipping Component
with Jason French, Director of Public Affairs, Cheniere


For information and videos of past history and industry lectures click here.

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All lectures are held at the Houston Maritime Museum, are free to the public, and include admission to the museum collections. Refreshments are served!