The America and the Sea Award

The America and the Sea Award recognizes an individual or organization whose contributions to the history, arts, business or sciences of the sea best exemplify the American spirit and character. Presented annually by Mystic Seaport Museum, the award honors and celebrates those who embrace the scholarship, exploration, adventure, aesthetics, competition, and freedom that the sea inspires.

America and the Sea Award Gala
Sponsorship Benefits
Industry exclusivityYes
Prominent logo recognition on Mystic Seaport Museum website for one year (through 10/2020)Yes
Private day sail for up to 12 people aboard Mystic Seaport Museum’s Schooner Brilliant. Choose from a spring racing series in Oyster Bay, NY, or a fall day sail from Mystic, CT on a mutually agreeable date in 2020. Lunch provided.Yes
Private VIP reception with honoreeYesYes
Verbal acknowledgement of sponsorship in the evening’s presentationYesYes
Private one-time use of the Mystic Seaport Museum Members’ Garden Patio for up to 30 people (Additional fee for food, beverage, staffing)Yes, customizable experienceYes
Private behind-the-scenes tour at the Museum Yes, up to 30 peopleYes, up to 20 peopleYes, up to 10 people
Recognition in Mystic Seaport Museum Magazine, mailed to 15,000 member-homes worldwideYesYesYes
Corporate logo in the evening’s on-screen programYesYesYes
Acknowledgement in post-gala press release and on Mystic Seaport Museum websiteYesYesYes
Ten complimentary general admission passes to Mystic Seaport MuseumYesYesYesYes
Acknowledgement and congratulatory greeting to honoree in gala programYes, two-page spread and listing by levelYes, full-page and listing by levelYes, half-page and listing by levelYes, quarter-page and listing by level
On-screen acknowledgement of sponsorship in the evening’s presentationYesYesYesYes
Table for 10 at the GalaYes, Highest priorityYes, Premier Yes, Priority Yes