january, 2024

14jan3:00 pm4:00 pmLecture on the confluence of art and science3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Chapel at Fort Worden Event Organized By: Port Townsend Marine Science Center

Event Details

Join us for the Future of Oceans lecture “Thalassophilic Impressions: Nautical Pursuits, Ocean Conservation, and the Confluence of Art and Science”.

Nam Siu will talk about how his art was inspired by his love of the ocean and informed by his work and experiences around the sea!

Nam is an artist and overall thalassophile (ocean lover) based on the Olympic Penisula. For his day job, he works as a biologist, protecting our state’s marine life and ecosystems. Nam is an avid surfer, diver, and spearfisher, spending most of his free time above or under the water. As a naturalist, he initially started making his art as a means to collect specimens and record his catches. All of his pressings and prints are still of specimens he personally collects.

Our lecture series, The Future of Oceans, draws on the commitment of professional researchers and educators across all academic spectrums to help define and inspire the health of our oceans.

To learn more about this lecture, and see the full lecture series for 2023-2024, visit our Lectures page.


(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Chapel at Fort Worden


Port Townsend Marine Science CenterExplore the mysteries of the Salish Sea at the Port Townsend Marine Science Center! Get up close and personal with sea stars, anemones, urchins and other fascinating creatures at PTMSC’s Aquarium. Our Museum features Hope, one of the few articulated orca skeletons in North America. Volunteer and education opportunities are also available.info@ptmsc.org 532 Battery Way, Port Townsend WA, USA 98368