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February 2020

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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Turner After Hours

February 10 - February 20

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

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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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Maritime Paintings at Ocean House

February 18 - June 24

The Maritime Gallery is pleased to exhibit a select group of paintings at the Ocean House in Watch Hill, R.I.

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

February 20

2019-2020 Adventure Series

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Inspired by Turner’s Whaling Oil Paintings: Insights into 19th-Century British Whaling

February 21
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map
The CHARLES W. MORGAN sails on Block Island Sound en route to Newport on June 15, 2014

Join us for a talk by Matthew Stackpole on highlights of 19th-century British whaling, a topic Turner addressed in four paintings. A native of Nantucket and son of whaling historian and former Mystic Seaport Museum Curator Edouard A. Stackpole, Matthew Stackpole grew up in the Thomas Greenman House on the grounds of the Museum. He was the Ship’s Historian and a Major Gifts Officer for the Charles W. Morgan’s Restoration and 38th Voyage and is a former American History teacher…

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Member Open House: Last Opportunity to View “J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate”

Last chance to view J.M.W. Turner at Mystic Seaport Museum.

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Senior Girl Scouts: Be a Space Science Expert!

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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Sailor Skills – Ropework

February 22
Sail loft ropes

Join one of our experienced staff members to try your hand at some traditional ropework.

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Behind the Canvas: A Special Program for Art Lovers – David Monteiro

February 22

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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Winter Treats: Pies and Puddings – SOLD OUT!

Join the staff of Mystic Seaport Museum at the Buckingham-Hall House to bake a few classic winter treats.

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March 2020

Introduction to Half-Model Construction

Half model

Learn the basics of half-hull construction by carving a model sailboat.

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Codfish Fry at the Open Hearth

Explore the life of a fisherman through a cultural, historic, and culinary tour.

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St. Patrick’s Day Meal Over the Open Hearth – This event has being cancelled or postponed.

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a traditional New England feast that includes a boiled meal and a few Irish treats.

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2019-2020 Adventure Series: Melissa Miller: Crossing Every Ocean – For Science – This event has been cancelled or postponed.

March 19

This event has been cancelled or postponed. If you have registered for this event, you will be contacted by the Museum to receive more information! Marine technician Melissa Miller discusses her research expeditions that have taken her across six continents and all of the world’s oceans as a part of our Adventure Series. 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…

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Behind the Canvas: A Special Program for Art Lovers – Quentin Snediker – This event has been postponed.

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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Codfish Fry at the Open Hearth – This event has been cancelled or postponed.

Explore the life of a fisherman through a cultural, historic, and culinary tour.

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Member Tour: Ship Models – Secrets & Stories – This event has been cancelled or postponed.

A glimpse at our collection of ship models.

Join Mystic Seaport Museum's Senior Curator Fred Calabretta for a fascinating look behind the scenes at the Museum's ship models.

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Connecticut Safe Boating/Personal Watercraft Class (all ages welcome) -This Event Has Been Cancelled Or Postponed

March 30 - March 31
Masin Room, Thompson Exhibition Building + Google Map

Qualify for the Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation which is required to operate a boat in the State of Connecticut.

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April 2020

Make Your Own Pirate Days!

April 14 - April 30
pirate days

Avast, ye hearties, Mystic Seaport’s Pirate Days bring a treasure trove of fun for the whole family.

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Earth Day 50th Anniversary Celebration – This Event Has Been Postponed.

April 18

Mystic Seaport Museum is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Earth Day movement.

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May 2020
FREE

Decoration Day 1876

May 25
Decoration Day at Mystic Seaport Museum

2020 is the 152nd anniversary of Memorial Day. Join us as we mark the day as they did in 1876.

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June 2020

Game On Week!

June 6 - June 12
Pirate Maze

Each day will feature 3 different no-contact games, puzzles, or scavenger hunts for kids and adults, which will take you to various outdoor places on the Museum grounds.

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Sea Music Festival – Cancelled

June 11 - June 14

Come hear an amazing array of performers from across the world perform traditional and contemporary maritime music.

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Get Out on the Water Week

June 13 - June 19

Now is your chance to get out on the water -- for free! All week long the Museum will be offering free 30-minute rides on the utility launch Liberty. Simply sign up at the information kiosk just inside the entrance. On the cruise you will learn all about the Museum, its historic boats and ships, and the town of Mystic. The Boathouse opens for the season this week and all of the rowboats and small sailboats are available for visitors…

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Virtual Viking Day

June 20
Vikings Days will feature a Viking village encampment by living historians Draugar Vinlands. Photo credit: Mystic Seaport Museum

Our popular Viking Days event had to be cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But you can't keep the Vikings down! Our partners have worked with us to put together a virtual Viking Day on June 20.

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Ride the Wind Week

June 20 - June 26
Take a sail aboard the Breck Marshall.

Join us as we celebrate the open air and things that require wind! We invite you to come fly a kite with us, try your hand at making paper airplanes, and learn about different types of sails.

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Small Craft Workshop — Cancelled

June 26 - June 28
Small Craft Workshop

Share your small craft with other registered boaters during this three-day celebration.

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Focus on Photography Week

June 27 - July 3
Photographs

Who doesn’t love taking photos at Mystic Seaport Museum? Snap some pics during your visit and send us your best… a prize will be given out each day for the one we feature on social media! Keep an eye out for photography tutorials, images from our archives, and photos of our favorite places on the grounds on our social media channels. Win a Prize We are sponsoring a daily contest for visitor photos. Email us your best photo taken on…

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July 2020

Live Music with Sharks Come Cruisin’

The band Sharks Come Cruisin. Credit: James Lastowski

Kick off your holiday weekend on July 3 with live music on the waterfront by Sharks Come Cruisin’ from 3-6pm at Schaefer’s Spouter Tavern.

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