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April 2019

Maritime Paintings at Spicer Mansion

April 25, 2019 - December 31, 2019
Spicer Mansion, 15 Elm St
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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David Monteiro, Stormy Seas, Oil 12 x 16

Select paintings from the Maritime Gallery now adorn the walls of Spicer Mansion, a luxury boutique inn in historic downtown Mystic.

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September 2019

Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale

September 28, 2019 - December 31, 2019
maritime art gallery

A juried show showcasing the recent work of the world's leading marine artists.

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October 2019

J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate

October 5, 2019 - February 23, 2020

Mystic Seaport Museum is the only North American venue for this unique exhibition on J.M.W. Turner’s watercolors.

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Nautical Nightmares

October 11 - October 27
File photo. Nautical Nightmares returns to Mystic Seaport Museum beginning October 12, 2018. This year's production is inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Photo credit: Mystic Seaport Museum

Inspiration for this year’s Nautical Nightmare, "Wake of the Banshee," is founded in the depths of Irish, Scottish, and English folklore.

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Chowder Days

October 12 - October 14
chowder days

Enjoy a variety of chowders and other seasonal delights at our annual Columbus Day Weekend event.

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How ‘Bout Them Apples

October 19
mystic seaport class

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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Booksigning: The Wicked Pilgrim: The true story of the Englishman who gave Mayflower II to America

October 19
Museum Store, South Entrance + Google Map

Randal Charlton is signing his book "The Wicked Pilgrim: The true story of the Englishman who gave Mayflower II to America" in the Museum’s Gift Shop at the south entrance.

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Beyond Basic Blacksmithing Class

October 30 - December 4

A class for you who has taken the Basic Blacksmithing class at the Museum and wants to go further.

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Trick-or-Treat

October 31

Kids! Show off your best trick-or-treat costume at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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November 2019

Seaport after Seven: London Calling

A brilliant night of all things British, as we celebrate the art of J.M.W. Turner at our next 21+ after-hours party.

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Modern Celestial Navigation

November 2 - November 3
celestial navigation tool

A fast-paced introduction to celestial navigation from a 21st century perspective.

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Introduction to Chanteys and Songs of the Sailor: A Beginner’s Music Class

November 2 - November 23
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

Join us for a special music class that celebrates the songs of the sailor including chanteys, ballads, and so much more.

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Ballads, Chanteys, and Songs of the Sailor: An Intermediate Music Class

November 2 - November 23
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

This four-lesson series will continue the themes of our beginner’s music class while digging deeper into the origins and traditions of music at sea.

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$25

Science Teacher Professional Development at the Treworgy Planetarium

Treworgy Planetarium

The Museum invites science teachers of all grade levels to join us for a special day of professional development on November 5, 2019.

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Daisy Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Explorer!

Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Jim Tildesley: The Navy, the Mob, and Other Dominant Influences in Turner’s Britain

November 9
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

Jim Tildesley, former director of the Scottish Maritime Museum and Member of the UK National Historic Ships Committee, discusses conditions in Europe during the time of celebrated painter J.M.W. Turner.

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Rope Wreath Making

November 12

Make your own rope wreath at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Member Evening: “J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate”

November 15
Thompson Building Store, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

Members evening with J.M.W. Turner

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Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters

November 16, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Maritime Miniatures by Maritime Masters is an invitational exhibition which features more than 100 small paintings by some 50 top Maritime Gallery artists and are available for purchase.

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Holiday Bakes: Pies and Puddings – SOLD OUT

November 16

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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Rope Wreath Making

November 20

Make your own rope wreath at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Gemina Garland-Lewis: The Work of a National Geographic Explorer

November 21
gemina garland-lewis

2019 -2020 Adventure Series

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Lantern Light Tours

November 23 - December 22
Lantern Light Tours

For the 40th Anniversary of the Museum's Lantern Light Tours, tour goers will immediately recognize the influences of that most Victorian of Christmas tales, Charles Dickens’s "A Christmas Carol."

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Field Days

November 29 - November 30

Let the children burn off some energy during Field Days at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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December 2019

Book Signing: “Ahab’s Rolling Sea” by Richard J. King

December 7
Museum Store, South Entrance + Google Map

Richard J. King sign's his new book "In Ahab’s Rolling Sea: A Natural History of Moby-Dick" in the Museum's main store.

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Holiday Bakes: Cakes and Cookies

December 14

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House in preparing a few classic, seasonal treats.

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Brownie Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Adventurer!

Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Meteorologist Art Horn: Hurricane, Weather Bomb!

December 19

2019-2020 Adventure Series

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Community Carol Sing

December 22

Community Carol Sing. Free admission to everyone who donates a canned food item to help combat hunger in the Mystic community.

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January 2020

Junior Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Investigator!

January 11, 2020
Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Bruce Strickrott: Deep Sea Research on ALVIN

January 16, 2020

2019-2020 Adventure Series

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February 2020

Cadette Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Researcher!

February 1, 2020
Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Mary Maynard Drake: SCUD Around the World

February 20, 2020

2019-2020 Adventure Series

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Senior Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Expert!

February 22, 2020
Scouts and youth groups experience the thrill of sleeping aboard a tall ship when participating in the Museum's Anchor Watch program.

Girl Scouts take your new Space Science badges at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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March 2020

2019-2020 Adventure Series: Melissa Miller: Crossing Every Ocean – For Science

March 19, 2020

Marine technician Melissa Miller discusses her research expeditions that have taken her across six continents and all of the world’s oceans. Melissa Miller spends up to half the year on research vessels as a marine technician for Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego. She has traveled more than 125,000 nautical miles, the equivalent of nearly six times around the world, and has crossed every ocean. She has even been to the North Pole. She also works as a…

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