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April 2019

3rd Annual NC Whales & Whaling Symposium

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
North Carolina Maritime Museum, 315 Front Street
Beaufort, NC 28516 United States
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Free

The public will have the opportunity to learn about the cetaceans inhabiting the waters off North Carolina once again this year at the North Carolina Maritime Museum’s Whales and Whaling Symposium. This day-long event includes several presentations focusing on whales and historic hunting practices in North Carolina and adjacent waters. Participants will learn which species of whales can be found in our coastal waters and further offshore, how and where some of these species were hunted regionally, and the contributions…

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PCA/ACA National Conference

April 17 @ 8:00 am - April 20 @ 5:00 pm
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC
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Join the Popular Culture Association National Conference in Washington, D.C. April 17th through the 20th, 2019. The conference will convene at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.  The Popular Culture Association is highly regarded in academe with thousands of academic oral presentations given internationally, two top-tier journals (The Journal of American Culture and The Journal of Popular Culture), and over 3,000 members. This year’s conference should be exciting with papers on an enormous array of subjects.

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PCA/ACA National Conference

April 17 @ 8:00 am - April 20 @ 5:00 pm
Washington Marriott Wardman Park, 2660 Woodley Rd NW
Washington, DC
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Please join us in Washington, D.C., for the 2019 PCA National Conference from April 17th through the 20th, 2019. We will convene at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.  The Popular Culture Association is highly regarded in academe with thousands of academic oral presentations given internationally, two top-tier journals (The Journal of American Culture and The Journal of Popular Culture), and over 3,000 members. This year’s conference should be exciting with papers on a wide array of subjects.

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Council of American Maritime Museums Annual Conference

April 24 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 5:00 pm
Wisconsin Maritime Museum, 75 Maritime Dr
Manitowac, WI 54220 United States
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In addition to conference sessions held at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum, all tours and special events are included with full conference registration, including: Tuesday evening reception at the museum’s rooftop beer garden Wednesday afternoon tour of local ship yard, Burger Boat Thursday USS Cobia and behind the scenes museum tours Friday evening banquet Saturday optional Door County maritime landscape bus tour (lighthouses, museums, shipyards!)

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May 2019

Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

May 4 @ 10:00 am - May 5 @ 4:00 pm
Hudson River Maritime Museum, 50 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401 United States
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$200 – $225

A fast-paced introductory workshop in the history and the actual techniques of celestial navigation as it was practiced aboard American vessels in the Age of Sail. We'll learn how to take sights and work calculations, especially as done aboard the 1841 whaleship Charles W. Morgan. Examining original logbooks and navigational calculations from its voyages, we'll apply these same methods to modern navigation. In this class, we'll learn how to use and adjust sextants and octants, both historical instruments and their…

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North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH) 45th Annual Conference

May 15 @ 8:00 am - May 18 @ 5:00 pm
New Bedford, MA

The Call for Papers for the 2019 NASOH Conference, Connecting the Global and Local: The Sea and Maritime Cities, is now posted! Submissions are due February 1, 2019. The conference dates are May 15-18, 2019. See you in New Bedford, MA!

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June 2019

Tall Ships America–2019 Tall Ships Challenge

June 29 - September 1

The tall ships return to the Great Lakes! Join Tall Ships America as the tall ships sail and race throughout the Great Lakes during the summer of 2019. As part of the TALL SHIPS CHALLENGE® Race Series, the tall ships will visit ports in the United States and Canada, celebrating the rich maritime history of this extraordinary region and helping to bring awareness to the largest body of fresh water in the world.  Visit www.tallshipschallenge.com for dates, ports and participating vessels.…

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September 2019

International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Stockholm, Sweden – at sea – Mariehamn, Aland, Finland

The next ICMM biennial Congress returns to Northern Europe with a unique format. The Congress begins in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday 15 September, then moves by Baltic ferry - with Congress sessions onboard - to Mariehamn in the Åland Islands of Finland. Here the Aland Maritime Museum hosts the final days of the Congress. The Congress Programme Committee has been formed, under the leadership of David Wright, Director of the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. More Congress…

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International Congress of Maritime Museums (ICMM)

September 15 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Stockholm, Sweden – at sea – Mariehamn, Aland, Finland

The next ICMM biennial Congress returns to Northern Europe with a unique format. The Congress begins in Stockholm, Sweden on Sunday 15 September, then moves by Baltic ferry - with Congress sessions onboard - to Mariehamn in the Åland Islands of Finland. Here the Aland Maritime Museum hosts the final days of the Congress. The Congress Programme Committee has been formed, under the leadership of David Wright, Director of the National Museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy. More Congress…

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December 2019

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at the Independence Seaport Museum

December 31 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Independence Seaport Museum, 211 S Columbus Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19106 United States
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Bring the entire family to Independence Seaport Museum to ring in New Year's Eve!  Join us to celebrate the arrival of 2019 with noisemakers, party hats, and a ginger ale toast before the 6 p.m. Sugarhouse New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront. Be sure to arrive before 5 p.m. to visit the Museum galleries and Historic Ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, which open at 10 a.m. Everything is included with regular Museum admission, even the best front-row views of the fireworks from our outdoor terraces.…

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