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11/16/11 Lecture: Cruising in Traditional Small Craft

Posted by: Chuck Meide in LAMP Boatworks, LAMP Events, LAMPosts

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What: Lecture, "Cruising in Traditional Small Craft"
Who: Curt Bowman
Where: St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, Anastasia Gallery (Keepers' House, upstairs)
When: Wednesday, November 16, 7:00 pm
Sponsored by: LAMP, the First Light Maritime Society, and the St. Augustine Lighthouse & Museum Chapter of the Traditional Small Craft Association.

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Cruising in Traditional Small Craft
Presented by Curt Bowman

An environmentally conscious, self-sufficient, and romantic take on boating... that often leads to simple adventures and personal fulfillment. A look into travel opportunities around and beyond the First Coast.

Bio
Curt Bowman is a museum consultant and the Creative Director of Hughes Bowman Design Group, a museum exhibit planning, design and production company based here in St. Augustine.

He has worked in the field for 33 years as a museum professional with positions at the Smithsonian Institute, the National Archives, Calvert Marine Museum on the Chesapeake and the North Carolina Aquarium. His work has been exhibited at Mystic Seaport, the Maryland Hall of Records, the South Africa Museum in Capetown and traveling venues around the world.

For the past 15 years his multi-award winning firm has developed exhibits throughout Florida including the St. Augustine Lighthouse, and he has consulted across the Eastern US. Curt single-handed to St. Augustine in 1979-80 and has enjoyed restoring and sailing traditional craft ever since. His current boat, Annie, is a wooden Drascombe Coaster built in southern Maine.

Check out Curt's blog by clicking here.

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