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

April 16

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

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Pirate Days

April 14 - 15

Join us for plenty of family-fun activities during our annual pirate event.

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Maritime Author Series with Walter Ansel

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

The revised edition of “The Whaleboat” is the definitive source for information on this important workboat type.

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March 2015

Behind the Canvas with Steven Kennedy

March 28

A master of atmosphere and light, the Maritime Gallery artist will demonstrate how he uses rich color when he paints en plein air.

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The Life of a Tugboat Captain

March 19

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

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Maritime Author Series with Richard King

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

In “The Devil’s Cormorant” the author shares the history, nature, ecology, and economy of the world’s most misunderstood waterfowl.

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Philadelphia Flower Show Overnight Trip

March 2 - 3

Join our supervisor of the Museum’s gardens and other members on a bus trip to this annual event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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February 2015

Behind the Canvas with Robert Lagasse

February 28

The artist will demonstrate how he creates a nautical wood carving.

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Preserved on the Mighty Waters: Exploring the Indian Mariners Project

February 19

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

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Maritime Author Series with Llewellyn Howland III

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

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

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Safety at Sea Seminar

February 7

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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January 2015

Journey Between the Oceans: The Panama Canal

January 15

Niki Sepsas will share a visual journey through the Canal.

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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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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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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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