President’s Letters

The schooner BRILLIANT

The Magic of Eggemoggin Reach

Maine’s Penobscot Bay has to be one of the finest places to sail on the East Coast in mid-summer.

New and Improved for Summer

The arrival of June and the summer season is always an exciting time at the Museum, and this year is no exception.

Relevance

Along with the anticipated warmer temperatures, spring is also a period filled with various professional development opportunities across the Museum field.

Not Soon Enough!

To add insult to injury and to heap more snow on already historic amounts, we received two inches of fresh snow on March 28. What a winter it has been!

Mystic Seaport Families

Over the past eight-plus decades, the Museum has thrived in part due to the tremendous leadership and generosity of a few dedicated multi-generational Mystic Seaport families.

Two Must-Have Maritime Books

Two new maritime books have recently hit the shelves and Mystic Seaport has had an important role in both of them.

Mystic Seaport at 85

On Christmas Day, Mystic Seaport: The Museum of America and the Sea quietly turned 85.

Giving Thanks

It would be trite or cliché to describe this newsletter edition as “Tis the Season,” but the fact of the matter is that there is no greater season of thanking and giving than the period of late November through December.

A New Exhibit Hall

It has been a long time coming, but the plans are coming together for a new exhibition building on the northern part of the Mystic Seaport campus.