Maritime Art Gallery

For more than 40 years the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport Museum has been privileged to exhibit the works of leading maritime artists from across the globe. The Maritime Gallery overlooks the historic Mystic River and attracts art lovers and collectors from around the world. Every purchase of artwork supports the maritime preservation work performed by the Museum.

Artists Spotlight

Watch Gallery artist Joel Popadics explain how he approaches a watercolor painting.

Celebrate the Art of the Sea

On view year-round are the finest examples of original contemporary marine art by award-winning artists who celebrate the beauty of ships under sail. The Maritime Gallery also features original maritime landscapes of sea, shoreline, and wildlife, as well as ship models and scrimshaw. Every piece captures the timeless beauty of our nautical heritage.

We hope you will visit us soon.

Monique Foster Signature




Monique Foster
Director of the Maritime Gallery