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November 2014

Marine Artists in Winter

November 23, 2014 - April 19, 2015

This exhibition and sale features more than 100 small paintings with a maritime winter theme.

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Lantern Light Tours

November 29 - December 27

Set on Christmas Eve 1876, this theatrical production unfolds through scenes in exhibits around the Museum’s 19th-century maritime village.

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December 2014

Holiday Magic

December 26, 2014 - January 1, 2015

Enjoy special family-fun activities at Mystic Seaport during the holiday break.

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January 20152015

Chantey Blast and Pub Sing

January 3, 2015

Stuck in the winter doldrums? Break out in song at our annual Chantey Blast and Pub Sing!

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Journey Between the Oceans: The Panama Canal

January 15, 2015

Niki Sepsas will share a visual journey through the Canal.

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February 2015

Safety at Sea Seminar

February 7, 2015

The day-long seminar is designed and conducted by sailors and experts in their fields specifically for local boaters, sailors, and cruisers.

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Maritime Author Series with Llewellyn Howland III

February 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The author will discuss his recently published biography about yacht designer W. Starling Burgess.

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Winter’s Aweigh

February 14, 2015 - February 16, 2015

Join us as we celebrate our winter reopening. All children ages 17 and under will receive free admission!

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Preserved on the Mighty Waters: Exploring the Indian Mariners Project

February 19, 2015

Jason Mancini will discuss the history of Connecticut Indians in various forms of maritime labor.

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Basic Blacksmithing Class

February 25, 2015 - April 1, 2015

Learn traditional blacksmithing skills from the Museum’s experts.

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Behind the Canvas with Robert Lagasse

February 28, 2015

The artist’s presentation “Mind into Matter” will share how he creates an original one-of-a-kind nautical wood carving.

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Shipboard Fare: Foods from the Seafaring Experience

February 28, 2015 - March 21, 2015

Using the award-winning “Saltwater Foodways” cookbook, this cooking class will focus on food eaten at sea.

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March 2015

Maritime Author Series with Richard King

March 11, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In “The Devil’s Cormorant: A Natural History,” Richard J. King looks at this misunderstood and too often maligned bird.

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Cook and Stitch: A Pre-Victorian Experience

March 12, 2015 - April 16, 2015

This class combines hearth-cooking of lighter fare with hands-on activities.

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Introduction to Coastal Navigation

March 14, 2015 - April 11, 2015

This three-day workshop will provide a hands-on approach to determining your position using charts and features in the water and ashore.

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19th-Century Greeting Card Workshop

March 17, 2015 - April 7, 2015

Learn how to design, set, and print personal stationary on a 19th-century press.

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The Life of a Tugboat Captain

March 19, 2015

Brian Fournier will share his experiences working in the maritime industry.

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Modern Celestial Navigation

March 21, 2015 - March 22, 2015

During this hands-on class, participants will learn how to adjust and use sextants available on the market today.

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Behind the Canvas with Steven Kennedy

March 28, 2015

Watch as the artist demonstrates “Using Effective Color in your Plein Air Paintings.”

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April 2015

Music of the Sea: Ballads, Chanteys and Songs of the Sailor

April 4, 2015 - April 25, 2015

Sharpen your musical skills in this four-class series while exploring the rich connections between music and the sea.

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Maritime Author Series with Walter Ansel

April 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The revised edition of “The Whaleboat: A Study of Design, Construction and Use From 1850 to 2014″ is the definitive source for information on this important workboat type.

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Pirate Days

April 14, 2015 - April 15, 2015

Plenty of family-fun activities await children of all ages during our annual pirate event.

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Coming to America: The Story of the Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris

April 16, 2015

Jim Carlton will discuss the many species that survived the voyages to North America and Hawaii.

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Educators’ Weekend

April 18, 2015 - April 19, 2015

Our 13th annual Educators’ Weekend features free admission for teachers and their families.

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Intermediate Celestial Navigation

April 25, 2015 - April 26, 2015

Students will learn more about the use of the sextant and will learn the traditional “twilight round” of star and planet sights for determining a vessel’s position.

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Behind the Canvas with Jane McGraw-Tuebner

April 25, 2015

Watch as the artist demonstrates “Creating a Magical Mood with Landscape Pastel Painting.”

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May 2015

Direction by Magnetic Compass

May 2, 2015

This day-long workshop will teach the student to understand the earth’s magnetic field and its influence on the compass.

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Varnishing Techniques for Traditional Boats

May 2, 2015

Learn how to keep your traditional boat beautiful for years to come.

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RUM RUNNER II Lighthouse Cruise

May 13, 2015

Enjoy a 90-minute cruise in Narragansett Bay aboard the 58′ motor yacht RUM RUNNER II.

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Spring PILOTS Weekend

May 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Museum PILOTS join together during their annual spring weekend to work alongside Mystic Seaport staff.

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Easy Astro-Photography

May 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015

Learn to take the best possible photos of astronomical objects and sky phenomena using your smartphone or digital camera.

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Modern Marine Masters Exhibition and Sale

May 17, 2015 - July 19, 2015

This annual spring exhibition showcases exceptional works by award-winning Maritime Gallery artists.

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Decoration Day

May 25, 2015

Mystic Seaport will pay tribute to fallen Civil War soldiers on Memorial Day.

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Boating with Tides and Tidal Currents

May 30, 2015

This workshop provides an understanding of the celestial causes and geographic influences of tides.

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