Nautical Nights

July 19, 2017 (Santa Barbara, CA)
Media Contact:
Holly S. Lohuis, Ocean Futures Society
805.899.8899 X1
Sondra Weiss
(805) 259-7365

Nautical Nights

Santa Barbara, CA –
What: A community evening of Ocean Awareness, Film, Art, & Drinks.
Provided with support from the Johnson Ohana Foundation.
An opportunity to create artistically unique Ocean protection letters & view stunning marine film

Where: Santa Barbara Maritime Museum
113 Harbor Way

When: Wednesday 7/26/2017

Cost: $10

Hosted by: Sondra Weiss of Lost Art of Love Letters & Santa Barbara Maritime Museum.
With support from Jean Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society & LoaTree.
M-Special Brewery, Santa Barbara Winery & Real McCoy Rum

Love Letters to the Sea: Attendees are provided inspiration & supplies to create handmade Love Letters to the Sea. The letters empower participants to act as a voice for the ocean, creating political change and ocean protection. The heartfelt letters & handmade envelopes, decorated with marine creatures, will be delivered to world dignitaries & global decision makers by Jean-Michel Cousteau of Ocean Futures Society & Jack Johnson Musician/Environmentalist.

The Smog of the Sea: The SB Maritime Museum will be showing the 30 minute documentary, “The Smog of the Sea”, which artistically chronicles the 1-week journey through the remote waters of the Sargasso Sea with marine scientist Marcus Eriksen. The crew consisted of renowned surfers Keith & Dan Malloy, musician/environmentalist Jack Johnson, spear-fisher Kimi Werner, and bodysurfer Mark Cunningham who all became citizen scientists on a mission to assess the fate of plastics in the world’s oceans.

About Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Ocean Futures Society
The mission of Ocean Futures Society is to explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean's vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet. For more information, please visit