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November 2019

Members Double Discount Days

November 29, 2019 - December 8, 2019
Museum Store

Members Double Discount Days

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December 2019

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

December 7, 2019
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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Member NYC Trip – National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey and Rockefeller Center

December 11, 2019
National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

Member NYC Trip to National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey and Rockefeller Center

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Holiday Bakes: Cakes and Cookies

December 14, 2019

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!

December 14, 2019
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

2019-2020 Adventure Series

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January 2020

Introduction to Wood Carving

January 2

Learn the fundamentals of wood carving in Mystic Seaport Museum’s historic Shipcarver’s Shop.

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Introduction to Wood Carving

January 3

Learn the fundamentals of wood carving in Mystic Seaport Museum’s historic Shipcarver’s Shop.

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Introduction to Wood Carving

January 4

Learn the fundamentals of wood carving in Mystic Seaport Museum’s historic Shipcarver’s Shop.

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Chantey Blast and Pub Sing

January 4

Break out in song at our annual Chantey Blast and Pub Sing.

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Coopering for Beginners – SOLD OUT!

January 6

Join our master cooper and learn the techniques, terminology, and processes necessary to fashion round containers made of wood.

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Introduction to Hearth Cooking – SOLD OUT!

Learn the art of open-hearth cooking in the 1768 Buckingham-Hall House at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Junior Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Investigator!

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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Tea with Turner: Turner’s Inhabited Landscapes – SOLD OUT!

January 14

Lecture Series in conjunction with J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate.

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Chowder Chats

January 15
Chowder Days

Chase away the winter chills with a hearty bowl of fish chowder!

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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Journey to the Dark Side of the Planet: Exploring the Earth’s Deepest Ocean Environments

January 16

2019-2020 Adventure Series

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A Watercolor Workshop in the Tradition of J.M.W. Turner: Painting Boats, Sloops, Schooners, and the Sea with Mood and Emotion – SOLD OUT

January 18 - January 20
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map
watercolor workshop painting

A watercolor Workshop in the Tradition of J.M.W. Turner.

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Monday, January 20, children are FREE!

January 20

Tate: The Artist and his Admirers, 1827, J.M.W. Turner (1775–1851) © Tate. On Monday, January 20, when the children are having a holiday, Mystic Seaport Museum will let children and youth (ages 17 and younger) in for FREE. The children and youth need to be accompanied by a paying adult. Open on this Monday will be the exhibition J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate in the Collins Gallery, the Thompson Exhibition Building (at the Museum’s north end…

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Carve Your Own Scroll

January 20 - January 22

In this workshop, students will learn to carve their own decorative scroll using traditional hand tools.

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Tea with Turner: Turner and Switzerland – SOLD OUT!

January 21

Lecture Series in conjunction with J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate.

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Winter Preserves

January 25

Join our experienced staff to make several dishes featuring food that would commonly have been preserved for the long winter months in New England.

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Behind the Canvas: A Special Program for Art Lovers – Bill Davis

January 25

Experience a unique series of four programs with award-winning Maritime Gallery artists in the beautiful setting of the Maritime Gallery.

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Tea with Turner: Why Turner? – SOLD OUT!

January 28

Lecture Series in conjunction with J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate.

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February 2020

Cadette Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Researcher!

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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Tea with Turner: Turner and Industry – SOLD OUT!

February 4

Lecture Series in conjunction with J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate.

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Turner After Hours

Extra chances to see the unique J.M.W. Turner exhibition.

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Valentine’s Day Dinner

Get ready for a lovely Valentine’s Day meal at the Museum's Buckingham-Hall House.

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Live Piano Music in Turner

Gary Chapman, pianist for the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, will perform music from J.M.W. Turner’s era.

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Tea with Turner: From Mystic to New York: A Close Look at the Frick Turners – SOLD OUT!

February 11

Lecture Series in conjunction with J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate.

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Members Tours: Paper Treasures from the Collections

Among Mystic Seaport Museum’s extraordinary collections are many gems on paper. Images of ships, boats, sailors, rivers, oceans, and beaches have illustrated many of America’s most familiar forms of printed artifacts including posters, prints, sheet music, currency, trade cards, advertisements, and more. Many of these items also represent fascinating stories, such as one particular steamship “disaster print” issued in 1854 by Nathaniel Currier. This attractive lithograph reveals stories of shipwreck, rescue, the California Gold Rush, America’s best maritime artist, and…

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“Résonances Boréales”: A Live Music Performance to accompany the Northern Lights on the Planetarium Dome – SOLD OUT!

Join us at the Treworgy Planetarium for a special performance of "Resonances Boreales" by Canadian musician Roman Zavada.

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Ice Festival

February 15 - February 17

Celebrate the great outdoors in New England with the Ice Festival at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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“Résonances Boréales”: A Live Music Performance to accompany the Northern Lights on the Planetarium Dome – SOLD OUT!

Join us at the Treworgy Planetarium for a special performance of "Resonances Boreales" by Canadian musician Roman Zavada.

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Live Piano in Turner

February 16 - February 17

Gary Chapman, pianist for the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, will perform music from J.M.W. Turner’s era.

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“Résonances Boréales”: A Live Music Performance to accompany the Northern Lights on the Planetarium Dome – SOLD OUT!

Join us at the Treworgy Planetarium for a special performance of "Resonances Boreales" by Canadian musician Roman Zavada.

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