Jessica MacFarlane Appointed Executive Director of NMHS

The Board of Trustees of the National Maritime Historical Society is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica MacFarlane as the organization’s new Executive Director, effective 1 September 2022. Ms. MacFarlane has been a member of the NMHS leadership team…



NMHS Cruise on the Mississippi River – 12-19 March 2022

Cruise Brochure >> Check Rates & Availability >>   New Orleans, Louisiana to Memphis, Tennessee Support the National Maritime Historical Society and join NMHS leadership in 2022 for a unique riverboat adventure along the legendary Mississippi—the river Mark Twain once…


Seminar Series: Plein Air Painting with Lisa Egeli – 23 June 2021

Registration/Zoom Invite >>Painting Auction >>Guest Donation >> Register Here for the 23 June 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event: A Live Plein Air Painting Demonstration with Q&A at 6:00 PM ET Pre-registration is required. Seminars are free to attend, although…


2021 National Maritime Awards Show – 6 May 2021

Watch the Video Replay >> Sponsorship >>   The National Maritime Historical Society in association with The National Coast Guard Museum Association with the Naval Historical Foundation invite you to celebrate the 10th Annual National Maritime Awards a live online…


2021 NMHS Invitational Art Gallery Featuring ASMA Artists

Back by popular demand, NMHS is honored to present the 2021 American Society of Marine Artists Invitational Gallery, hosted by acclaimed marine artist Patrick O’Brien. Thanks to his leadership, we are pleased to offer this exclusive opportunity to view original…

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NMHS Receives Funding for Ernestina-Morrissey Documentary Series

The National Maritime Historical Society is pleased to report that it has been awarded a grant of $305,000 from the H.F. Lenfest Fund at Vanguard Charitable for its documentary series Sails Over Ice and Seas: The Life and Times of…


Seminar Series: Sea Shanties with Craig Edwards – 17 April 2021

Registration/Zoom Invite >> Register Here for the 17 April 2021 Seminar Series Live Zoom Event Lecture & Performance at 11:00 AM ET, Q&A to Follow Pre-registration is required and greatly appreciated. Seminars are free to attend.   Back in January…