3rd Annual NC Whales & Whaling Symposium

North Carolina Maritime Museum 315 Front Street, Beaufort, NC

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…

Free

PCA/ACA National Conference

Washington Marriott Wardman Park 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC

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…

PCA/ACA National Conference

Washington Marriott Wardman Park 2660 Woodley Rd NW, Washington, DC

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),…

Council of American Maritime Museums Annual Conference

Wisconsin Maritime Museum 75 Maritime Dr, Manitowac, WI

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…

Biennial Whaling History Symposium: Gaps in Analysis and New Perspectives

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Biennial Whaling History Symposium returns on April 27-28, 2019 with a focus on gaps in analysis and new perspectives on whaling, world cultures, and contemporary issues. Scholars and experts representing a variety of disciplines will present on a wide range of topics. The Whaling History Symposium follows in the tradition…

$65 – $95

Biennial Whaling History Symposium: Gaps in Analysis and New Perspectives

New Bedford Whaling Museum 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA

The New Bedford Whaling Museum’s Biennial Whaling History Symposium returns on April 27-28, 2019 with a focus on gaps in analysis and new perspectives on whaling, world cultures, and contemporary issues. Scholars and experts representing a variety of disciplines will present on a wide range of topics. The Whaling History Symposium follows in the tradition…

$65 – $95

Celestial Navigation in the Age of Sail

Hudson River Maritime Museum 50 Rondout Landing, Kingston, NY

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…

$200 – $225

No Earthquakes in New England? Think again!

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Learn about the earthquakes in Moodus, Connecticut which gave rise to the legends of the Moodus noises. And what the future holds for damaging earthquakes. Did you know in the 1960s Boston, Massachusetts was given the same seismic hazard rating as Los Angeles, California? John Ebel has been a professor of earth and environmental sciences…

Free Admission

Hartford Tales at Charter Oak

CT

Come join staff members from CRM and Riverfront Recapture on a guided trail walk to learn about the myths and legends of the Hartford area. Hear the stories of Charter Oak, alleged river monster sightings and legends behind Hartford monuments like the Colt Armory. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a water bottle. Space is limited,…

$5 – $10

Essex Annual Shad Bake

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

The Rotary Club of Essex and The Connecticut River Museum partner to bring you a classic Spring ritual of the Connecticut Shoreline- the Shad Bake. Now in its 61st year, the Rotary Club of Essex has maintained this important culinary tradition for decades. Expertly de-boned, nailed on oak planks and cooked around a smoldering bonfire,…

$10 – $40

Exhibit Tour and Myths & Legends

Connecticut River Museum 67 Main Street, Essex, CT

Take a guided tour of the Connecticut River Museum's newest exhibit with curator Amy Trout who will take you on a journey through a mysterious myriad of myths and legends from the CT River Valley. After the tour, sit back and enjoy a theatrical interpretation of one of the River's darker legends - the Dummerston…

$5

2019 WoodenBoat Show

Mystic Seaport Mystic, CT

The WoodenBoat Show will be returning to Mystic Seaport, the Museum of America and the Sea, June 28-30, 2019 with in-water and on-land boat exhibits, reader-built boats, expert skills demonstrations, marine vendors, families building their very own boats, and so much more. For a complete list of Activities, Exhibitors and Visitor Information, please visit www.thewoodenboatshow.com.

Tall Ships America–2019 Tall Ships Challenge

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…

Phoenix Burning: Case Study of a Lake Champlain Shipwreck

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Rd, Vergennes, VT

Lake Champlain was a once a hot bed of experimentation for the development of steamboat technology, and the remains of some of those experiments still lie at the bottom of the lake’s cold dark waters. During this three-day course participants will have the opportunity to take an in-depth look at the earliest steamboat shipwreck in…

$775