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July 2019

Book signing: Captain Paul Lobo

July 27

Captain Paul Lobo will be signing Crossing the Bar: The Adventures of a San Francisco Bay Bar Pilot on Saturday, July 27 from 2 to 5 p.m., in the main store. 

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AOTQ: The New London Big Band and “Streamlined”

July 27

Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing.

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Moby-Dick Marathon

July 31 - August 1
Moby-Dick Marathon

Join us for our annual 24-hour reading of Herman Melville’s masterpiece, "Moby-Dick."

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August 2019

Airstream Rally

August 3 - August 4
An Airstream Trailer in front of the Thompson Building

Airstream Rally - Airstream owners will show their trailers on the Museum campus.

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Acoustic Music Cruise on SABINO–SOLD OUT

August 8
Side of a steamboat named Sabino

Start your weekend early with a musical Thursday night cruise downriver on Sabino!

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Model Yacht Regatta

August 10 - August 11

J Class and International One Meter class models race off the north dock at Mystic Seaport.

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Member Preview: Mary Mattingly’s Open Ocean

August 10

For Members and Members Guests Only - An exclusive preview of Mystic Seaport Museum’s newest exhibit – Mary Mattingly’s Open Ocean.

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Mary Mattingly’s Open Ocean – Opening Day

August 10

Special programs for the opening of the artist Mary Mattingly's new exhibition "Mary Mattingly's Open Ocean".

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AOTQ: Figureheads and Flock Theatre

August 10

Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing.

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Antique Marine Engine Exposition

2018 Engine Show Featured Engine c.1895 Naphtha Launch Engine, manufactured by New York Gas Engine and Power Company in Morris Heights, NY, It has 3 cylinders and generates about 2 HP. Owned by James Wright, Stonington, CT.

Join us for the largest antique marine engine show in the nation.

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Plymouth Whale Watch Adventure

August 21
Whale Breaching

Join us for a cruise through the waters of Cape Cod Bay and Stellwagen Banks to witness the majesty of whales in their natural habitat.

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AOTQ: Home Port and Grumbling Gryphons Traveling Children’s Theatre

August 24

Arts on the Quad returns! Pack your blanket or lawn chairs and find your perfect spot for viewing.

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September 2019

September is Member Appreciation Month!

September 1 - September 30

Members Matter at Mystic Seaport Museum and September is when we say, "Thank you!"

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Launch of MAYFLOWER II

Plimoth Plantation, Mystic Seaport Museum, dignitaries and the ship’s restoration team present the official launch and re-commissioning of Mayflower in an exciting public event.

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Basic Blacksmithing–SOLD OUT

September 11

Step back in time and learn traditional blacksmithing skills from our experts.

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Tour Visiting Vessel FIRE FIGHTER + Watch a Film Screening of “Fireboats of 9/11”

September 11
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

Tour Visiting Vessel FIRE FIGHTER + Watch a Film Screening of “Fireboats of 9/11”

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SABINO Dixieland Jazz Cruise—SOLD OUT!

September 12
SABINO

Steam down the Mystic River towards Fisher Island Sound for a sunset cruise on SABINO with foot-tapping Dixieland jazz.

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Members Only: Overnight on the JOSEPH CONRAD

September 14 - September 15
The Joseph Conrad

Mystic Seaport Members will have the opportunity to sleep on board the veteran training vessel, the JOSEPH CONRAD.

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Farm to Hearth: The Original Slow Food Movement

September 14
open hearth cooking

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

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Coastweeks Regatta

September 15
Coastweeks Regatta

Watch rowers race along the Mystic River at our annual regatta.

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Dog Day

September 15
Dog Day September 15

Every dog will receive free admission for one human all day!

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Member Tour: ROANN and BRILLIANT – SOLD OUT!

September 18

Join us for this special opportunity to get onboard two of Mystic Seaport Museum’s incredible vessels, Roann and Brilliant. These extraordinary vessels are not available for public access. Our tour guide will take tour participants on board and below decks* for the first time, discussing the history of both of these remarkable vessels. Roann was constructed in the mid-1940s and remains one of the last surviving eastern-rigged draggers. She fished New England waters for more than 50 years. Brilliant is…

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Member Appreciation Night

September 20
Members, step inside our Membership Lounge during your next visit and enjoy complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, lemonade and Wi-Fi.

Visit Mystic Seaport Museum after hours for a free evening of Members-only special events.

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By Land and By Sea: Antique Vehicle Show

September 22
2018 featured vehicle is a 1910 Stanley Model 70 steam car, 2 cylinders, 20 HP. It is owned by John Linderman of Glastonbury, CT.

See more than 100 antique cars, trucks, and motorcycles as they take over the grounds.

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Mystic River Oyster Festival

September 28
Photo credit: Joy Torento, Mystic Oysters

Celebrate the history, growing, and cuisine of the popular shellfish. Bring your appetite!

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October 2019

Member Trip – Intrepid: Sea, Air & Space Museum

October 2

Join us for a trip to visit the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.

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Dyer Dhow Derby 2019

October 5
Dyer Dhows

The Dyer Dhow Derby is an annual regatta held in honor of the yacht clubs, sailing associations, and individuals who have donated to or supported our Dyer Dhow fleet.

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Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

October 5 - October 6
mystic seaport classes

A fast-paced introductory workshop in the history and the actual techniques of celestial navigation as it was practiced aboard American vessels in the Age of Sail.

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Member Preview: J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate

"The Artist and His Admirers," 1827, J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) Tate: Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856 ©Tate 2019

An exclusive preview of Mystic Seaport Museum’s newest exhibit – J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate

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Turner Opening Program: David Blayney Brown and Nicholas Bell in Conversation

October 5
"Conversations with Turner: The Watercolors," edited by Nicholas R. Bell

Conversation on J.M.W. Turner and his art by David Blayney Brown and Nicholas.

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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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Members Only: Collection Vault Tour

October 12
Scrimshaw from the permanent collection of Mystic Seaport Museum. A $735,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation will fund new scholarship and curation of these artifacts, which will result in a new exhibition on maritime folk art with the working theme “The Sea as Studio.” (Photo credit: Joe Michael/Mystic Seaport Museum)

Mystic Seaport Members are invited on a special tour of Mystic Seaport Museum’s Collections Research Center. The Museum is only able to display a small fraction of its vast collection of artwork, ship models, scrimshaw, film, video, and other historical items through Museum exhibits. Join us as Senior Curator Fred Calabretta leads us into the vault to highlight a sampling of these incredible artifacts not available to the public.

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Chowder Chats

October 12
chowder chats buckingham-hall house

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

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Book signing: Paul Krantz

October 12
Museum Store, South Entrance + Google Map

Author Paul S. Krantz stops by to sign copies of his book "Riding the Wild Ocean" in the Museum's Store at the South Entrance.

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“My Name is ‘Ōpūkaha’ia”

Moses Goods as Opukahaia

The Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives commemorates the 200th anniversary of the first Congregational mission to Hawai'i with "The Hawai'i, New England Connection," a 30-day tour of History Theatre, panel discussions, and cultural events. This series explores the history and contemporary results of the intersection of New England and Hawaiian culture, which began in 1819 when the first missionaries left Boston for Hawai'i and continues today. "The Hawai'i, New England Connection" is a making a stop at Mystic…

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