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Stowing Away aboard the CHARLES W. MORGAN

December 18, 2014

Ryan Leighton stowed away aboard the MORGAN during the ship’s 38th Voyage. Listen as he shares his once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

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Santa Claus is Coming!

December 13, 2014

Bring your children to the Membership Building to meet Santa Claus!

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Newport Mansions Tour

December 10, 2014

Tour three magnificent Newport mansions decked out in Yuletide finery.

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November 2014

Double Discount Days

November 28, 2014 - December 7, 2014

Members, get started on your holiday shopping and save!

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Searching for the BONHOMME RICHARD, Flagship of John Paul Jones

November 20, 2014

Melissa Ryan will speak about her experience in searching for the sailing warship.

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October 2014

Trick or Treat

October 31, 2014

Kids, put on your costume and come trick or treating at Mystic Seaport before darkness falls!

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Behind the Canvas with Jeanne Potter

October 24, 2014

The watercolorist will share some of her secrets to conquering this challenging medium.

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Painting the Maritime Landscape in Oil

October 24, 2014 - October 26, 2014

Paint en plein air with distinguished Maritime Gallery artist David Lussier.

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Growing up in a Fishing Family

October 16, 2014

Robert Doxsee will share the history of his Long Island fishing family.

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Fall Beer Tasting

October 11, 2014

Sample a wide range of beers, enjoy New England clam chowder, and listen as Rhode Island brewer Alan Brinton discusses his family business.

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September 2014

Members’ Annual Meeting

September 27, 2014

Members, join us for our annual meeting and tea.

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ARGIA Twilight Cruise

September 7, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Climb aboard the 81′ schooner ARGIA and enjoy an early evening cruise down the beautiful Mystic River.

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August 2014

Cruise the Maine Coast with the MORGAN’s Captain

August 25, 2014 - August 30, 2014

Join the Captain of the CHARLES W. MORGAN, Kip Files, aboard his own Windjammer, VICTORY CHIMES.

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Downriver Dixieland Cruise

August 23, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a downriver cruise with foot-tapping Dixieland music from the Mystic River Mud Band aboard SABINO.

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July 2014

Downriver Dixieland Cruise

July 26, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy a downriver cruise with foot-tapping Dixieland music from the Mystic River Mud Band aboard SABINO.

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June 2014

Insider Garden Tours

June 18, 2014 - September 20, 2014

Tour Mystic Seaport’s two 19th-century gardens and seven contemporary gardens with a Museum horticulturalist.

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May 2014

Maritime Author Series with Stuart M. Frank

May 28, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The author will discuss his new book, “Scrimshaw and Provenance.”

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38th Voyage Members’ Mornings

May 24, 2014 - July 27, 2014

Between 8 and 9 a.m., Mystic Seaport members will have exclusive access to the MORGAN at her port visits.

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Members Only! Watch MORGAN Departure Aboard SABINO

May 17, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join fellow Museum members aboard SABINO to witness the historic departure of the CHARLES W. MORGAN on May 17.

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April 2014

Overnight Trip to Bath, Maine

April 29, 2014 - May 1, 2014

Join other members on a trip to Bath, Maine, one of the Dozen Distinctive Destinations recommended by the National Trust and known as the “City of Ships.”

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Maritime Author Series with Bruce J. Bourque

April 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Archaeologist will discuss the mysterious Red Paint People, one of the first maritime cultures in America thousands of years ago.

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Adventure Series: Readiness for the Morgan’s 38th Voyage

April 17, 2014

Captain Kip Files and Shipyard Director Quentin Snediker will discuss the preparations made to the 1841 whaleship for her 38th Voyage.

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Behind the Canvas: Interpreting a Photograph while Capturing Light

April 12, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

David Lussier, the plein air master artist, will show how uses his outdoor painting knowledge and experience in the studio to create fresh works.

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March 2014

Behind the Canvas: Painting Transparency, Light, Shadows and Reflections in Water Images

March 29, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Watch Maritime Gallery artist Del-Bourree Bach demonstrate how he creates his paintings of water.

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Adventure Series – Raising Whales: How Cetaceans are Helping Restore the Oceans

March 20, 2014

Author Joe Roman will discuss his examination of the history and future of whales.

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February 2014

Behind the Canvas: Creating a Wet-in-Wet Watercolor Painting

February 22, 2014 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Watch as Maritime Gallery artist Robert Noreika creates a fluid wet-in-wet watercolor.

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Adventure Series: South Georgia in the Wake of the Whale

February 20, 2014

Thies Matzen discusses South Georgia’s whaling history and how the island is changing its legacy from exploitation to rehabilitation.

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Maritime Author Series with Mark J. Gabrielson

February 12, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Deer Isle’s Undefeated America’s Cup Crews” tells the story of the famous Deer Isle crews of 1895 and 1899.

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January 2014

Adventure Series: What’s Down There?

January 16, 2014

Rachael Miller, the founder of Rozalia Project, will discuss the problem of marine debris in our coastal waters.

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Maritime Author Series with Robin Lloyd

January 8, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Robin Lloyd discusses his rich seafaring story filled of intrigue.

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December 20132013

Adventure Series: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Rowboat

December 19, 2013

At age 22 Katie Spotz set the world record for the youngest person to row solo across the Atlantic.

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November 2013

Adventure Series: Polar Bears to Penguins

November 21, 2013

Mark Roye & Nancy Krill will share their sailing adventures that followed the routes of the early Yankee maritime fur traders and whalers.

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October 2013

Adventure Series: Arctic Whales in a Melting World

October 17, 2013

Todd McLeish shares his adventures of studying the elusive narwhal.

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August 2013

Ocean House Artist-in-Residence Program

August 30, 2013 - September 29, 2013

From late summer into fall Maritime Gallery artists will be participating in the Artist-in-Residence program at the Ocean House.

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