Month: September 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS: Joint NASOH, NAFHA, SHNM Conference 2016

Periculum maris spes lucri superat: Fisheries, Trade, Defense and the North Atlantic World A Joint Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH), North Atlantic Fisheries History Association (NAFHA), and the Society for the History of Naval Medicine…

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Clearwater Campaign to "Float the Boat"

In autumn of 2009 the Clearwater organization began a five-year hull restoration project of the Hudson River sloop Clearwater. That winter, crew and shipwrights from Rondout Woodworking worked on the forward third of the vessel, replacing the frames, planks, stem…

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Noble Maritime Collection Introduces a New Exhibit

The Noble Maritime Collection will open its new exhibit, Robbins Reef Lighthouse: A Home in the Harbor, on 25 September at 6 PM. The exhibit, which will be on view through 2017, is a tribute to the lighthouse, including its…

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Mystic's 36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale

The 36th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition and Sale opens Sunday, 27 September, at the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport. Award-winning artists from eight countries will be displaying pieces of the highest quality works of contemporary marine art. Paintings on…

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Competition to Design New Viking Age Museum in Oslo

Norway’s Ministry of Education and Research has announced a competition for a new Viking Age Museum in Bygdøy, Oslo. Architects and landscape architects will submit ideas to create a center for studying the Viking Age. The top entries will share…

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Mystic Announces Grant for Sabino Project

Mystic Seaport Museum has been awarded a grant of over $149,000 from the Institute of Library and Museum Sciences Museums for America grant program to help fund the ongoing restoration of the steamboat Sabino. Mystic Seaport will provide matching funds…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: War of 1812 Symposium

6th Annual International War of 1812 Symposium Oswego, NY 1–3 April 2016 Proposals are invited for papers to be read and optionally published as part of the 6th Annual International War of 1812 Symposium at Oswego, NY, 1–3 April 2016….

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Exy Johnson

In the Pages of Sea History 152

Here’s what’s in the pages of Sea History 152:   The National Maritime Historical Society Annual Awards Dinner, 2015 NMHS will recognize the contributions of two very special honorees this October in New York City for their decades of service…

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Job Opportunity: Educator at Antique Boat Museum

The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY, has an opening for the position of educator, to develop, administer, deliver and evaluate the museum’s educational programming. The educator works as part of the museum’s public programming department, shaping the museum’s visitor…

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NMHS 2015 Annual Awards Dinner

The trustees of the NATIONAL MARITIME HISTORICAL SOCIETY thank our guests and donors for their support of the 2015 Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, 29 October 2015 in honoring Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Princess Anne and NMHS Chairman Ronald…

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Sea History 151 – Summer 2015

Read the featured article from Sea History 151 here. .

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