Month: September 2015

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...


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...


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...


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...


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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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...


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...


2015 Annual Awards Dinner – New York Yacht Club 29 October

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...


Sea History 151 – Summer 2015

Read the featured article from Sea History 151 here. .