Thomas Greenman Magnolia tree

Art and the Sea

April is traditionally a season associated with rebirth and beauty, a time of bird song and blooming flowers. Looking at the magnolia tree outside my office window, we are certainly well on our way to all of the joys of spring.

"Treasures from the Collections" features this oil Painting, "Ship in a Gale" by James E. Buttersworth MSM # 1949.3176

A Great Start

On March 31, we will open “Treasures of the Collections.” This exhibit takes a different perspective: Of the two million artifacts we have accessioned for their historic importance, which ones deserve appreciation for their artistic value?

Shipyard Director Quentin Snediker and MORGAN Historian Matthew Stackpole discuss the Charles W. Morgan restoration with visiting scholars at the January charrette.

A Busy Winter

With the help of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant, the Museum invited 14 eminent maritime scholars to come to Mystic and help us plan the programming around the vessel’s 38th Voyage® in 2014.


New for 2012!

We hope that this issue of the eNewsletter finds all of you still in the afterglow of the holidays, and please accept our best wishes for a vibrant and successful 2012!