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100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
(757) 596-2222 http://www.marinersmuseum.org

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January 2017

Scrimshaw Workshop

January 28 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn about the history of scrimshaw and try your hand at creating a small scrimshaw project.

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Navigating by the Stars

January 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join us for a unique stargazing and navigational experience, as we learn about navigational techniques from two cultures.

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February 2017

The African and African-American Presence in the Maritime World

February 4
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Once on February 25, 2017
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Tours at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM Join Museum staff on a unique guided tour of The Mariners’ Museum as…

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“Children of Blue Waters”

February 11
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM Children of Blue Waters is a multimedia performance-art piece featuring Master Storyteller Mendel…

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Civil War Lecture: So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have?

February 11 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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So How Much of the USS Monitor Do You Actually Have? Presented by Will Hoffman, Senior Conservator and Conservation Project…

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“I Come From Old Virginny”

February 18
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM I Come From Old Virginny demonstrates the changing sound and perception of the…

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“Anansi” and Other African Folktales

February 25
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Performances at 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM Throughout the ages, Africans have used storytelling to teach life lessons, entertain, and…

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The African and African-American Presence in the Maritime World

February 25
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Once on February 25, 2017
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Tours at 11:00 AM and 1:00 PM Join Museum staff on a unique guided tour of The Mariners’ Museum as…

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Safety at Sea Seminar 2017

February 25 @ 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Presented by The Mariners' Museum and Landfall Navigation   Doors open at 7:30 AM Join us for a day-long Safety…

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March 2017

Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend

March 4 - March 5
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend commemorates 155 years since the Battle of the Ironclads, the Civil War Battle that changed modern naval history forever.

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History Bites

March 4 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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History Bites

A food tasting event of HISTORIC proportions!

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Lecture: Tamara Thornton

March 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers Presented by Tamara Thornton Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for…

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Hawaiian Quilting Workshop

March 18 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Learn the basics of design, cutting, layout, and needle-turn appliqué techniques needed to produce a small quilted piece.

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Civil War Lecture: Photo-modeling USS Monitor Artifacts

March 18 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Photo-modeling USS Monitor Artifacts Presented by Hannah Fleming, Coordinator, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War lectures…

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Lecture: William Geroux

March 23 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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The Mathews Men Presented by William Geroux Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins at…

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April 2017

Lecture: Michael Tougias

April 3 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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So Close To Home Presented by Michael Tougias Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins…

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Civil War Lecture: Conserving Civil War Shipwrecks

April 8 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Conserving Civil War Shipwrecks: Research and Innovations Presented by Elsa Sangouard, Senior Conservator, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30…

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New Explorations of Island Earth

April 22
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join us as we explore new frontiers in marine science with our friends from Virginia Sea Grant, and check in with Hokule'a as she sails across the Pacific!

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Member Appreciation Saturday

April 22
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday!

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May 2017

Lecture: Jack Griffin

May 4 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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America's Cup in Bermuda Presented by Jack Griffin Cost: $5 for Adult and Child tickets. Free for Members. Lecture begins…

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Civil War Lecture: Last Days of the CSS Virginia

May 13 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Last Days of the CSS Virginia Presented by John V. Quarstein, Director, USS Monitor Center Lecture begins at 2:30 PM…

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June 2017

Civil War Lecture: Canada during the Civil War

June 10 @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Canada during the Civil War Presented by Kate Sullivan, Conservator, USS Monitor Project Lecture begins at 2:30 PM Civil War…

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July 2017

Member Appreciation Saturday

July 22
The Mariners’ Museum, 100 Museum Drive
Newport News, VA 23606 United States
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Join us for Member Appreciation Saturday!

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