Category: Events

Free Weekday Admission to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in February

Thanks to generous sponsor support, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be offering free admission Monday through Friday during the month of February. Free admission covers access to the entire museum, including the working boatyard and 1879 Hooper Strait Lighthouse, as…

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20th Annual Moby-Dick Marathon

The New Bedford Whaling Museum will mark its 20th marathon reading of Moby-Dick the weekend of 7–10 January. The reading will begin at noon on Saturday, 9 January and include more than 150 participants reading short passages from the novel;…

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Texas Seaport Museum Exhibit to Celebrate Sea Shanties

A New Exhibit at the Texas Seaport Museum: Keeping Rhythm on the Sea—A History of Sea Shanties Galveston Historical Foundation’s Texas Seaport Museum will highlight sea shanties—songs that helped sailors keep rhythm together and work as one—at a new exhibit,…

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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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Research Vessels in Antarctica and on the Hudson: Seminar with Dr. Robin Bell 26 September, 2015

“Research Vessels: Geophysical Expeditions to Antarctica and Mapping 160 miles of the Hudson River” A Talk by Dr. Robin Bell Saturday, 26 September, 2015 Hendrick Hudson Free Library 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY  10548 Coffee & Registration at 10:30…

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NMHS Aboard Clearwater!

NMHS guests had a lovely day, a wonderful time and a lot of fun on our cruise aboard the Hudson River Sloop Clearwater! Pete Seeger built the traditional sloop Clearwater with a mission to “build a boat to save the river”,…

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USS Slater (DE-766): Seminar with Timothy C. Rizzuto 24 June, 2015

The Charles Point Council of the National Maritime Historical Society presents the 2015 Richard Belliveau Seminar USS Slater: History and Restoration of the Last World War II Destroyer Escort Afloat in the US with Destroyer Escort Historical Museum Executive Director…

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2015 NMHS Annual Meeting

The National Maritime Historical Society’s 2015 annual meeting was held this past weekend in Annapolis, Maryland, hosted by the US Naval Academy Museum and its senior curator, James Cheevers. For those who couldn’t attend, we’d like to share this brief…

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Naval Architect John W. Griffiths: Seminar Discussion Panel Saturday, 30 May 2015

The Charles Point Council of the National Maritime Historical Society Will Present The Genius of Naval Architect John W. Griffiths & His Record-Setting Clipper Ships: A Discussion Panel with NMHS Chairman Ronald Oswald, Matthew Carmel and the John Willis Griffiths…

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2015 National Maritime Awards Dinner Art Exhibition 23 April

A Chance to Invest in Great Marine Art – AND Support the National Maritime Historical Society and the Naval Historical Foundation This year, six nationally renowned marine artists will exhibit their original works at the Maritime Art Gallery at the…

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Give Me a Fast Ship: Seminar with Tim McGrath 28 February 2015

Join the National Maritime Historical Society for Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America’s Revolution at Sea with Author Tim McGrath Saturday, 28 February 2015 Continental Breakfast is at 10:30 am. Presentation begins at 11:00 am. Hendrick…

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A Dream of Tall Ships: Seminar with Peter and Norma Stanford 20 February 2015

Join the National Maritime Historical Society for A Dream of Tall Ships with Authors Peter and Norma Stanford Friday, 20 February 2015 at 5 pm Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints, 29 Garrison Landing, Garrison, NY 10524 Please join us on…

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NMHS Annual Meeting Recap

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The Making of the Modern Marine Corps: Seminar with David Ulbrich 21 February 2015

Preparing for Victory: Thomas Holcomb and the Making of the Modern Marine Corps with Author David Ulbrich Hendrick Hudson Free Library, 185 Kings Ferry Road, Montrose, NY Continental breakfast is at 10:30 AM. Presentation is at 11:00 AM. Explore the…

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