Thursday 22 February 20186:30 PM - 8:00 PMAdd to calendar
Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture, 2316 W. First Avenue, Spokane, Washington, 99201, United StatesView map
Program Description: In this second of four once-monthly RMS Titanic themed lectures, Premiere Exhibition's (the leading provider of museum-quality exhibits throughout the world and the recognized leader in developing and displaying unique exhibitions for education and entertainment) Director of Underwater Research P.H.(Paul-Henry) Nargeolet, will discuss the construction and sinking of the Titanic, the eight expeditions to the North Atlantic to the sinking site of the Titanic as well as provide details about the equipment used and why that equipment was chosen to be used at the recovery site. Mr. Nargeolet will also discuss the mapping project – what it is, why it was done, and the data received in 2010. Time for audience questions is included. *Free parking available on the Museum's campus
Location: Museum's Eric A. Johnston Auditorium
Cost: $10. Tickets may be purchased online herein or at the Museum during normal business hours until 5 p.m., February 22, 2018. If available, tickets may also be purchased the evening of the program before the lecture between 5:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. in the Museum's Helen South Alexander Lobby, located directly outside the auditorium.
Limit: 170, first-come, first-served
About the Presenter: Paul-Henry ("P.H.) Nargeolet, is a world-renowned deep-dive explorer and veteran of more than 30 dives to Titanic. He brings a wealth of knowledge and firsthand experience Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and RMS Titanic - the Salvor-in-Possession to the Titanic wreck site. As director of Underwater Research for RMS Titanic, Inc., he has lead six expeditions to the site and has completed 30 dives in the submersible by himself. During his prior research, Nargeolet supervised the recovery of over 5,000 artifacts, including a 15 ton section of Titanic’s hull (now on display in Las Vegas). In addition to the Titanic, Nargeolet led the research and recovery expedition of the SS Carpathia, the ship famous for saving the Titanic survivors in 1912 (She was torpedoed in 1918). Most recently, Nargeolet led an expedition in the Atlantic to search for the wreck and black boxes of Air France flight #447, which crashed en route to Paris from Rio de Janeiro.