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  • João Mascarenhas de Morais: Major General to Brazil’s Smoking Cobras

    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Military
  • This Flask Holds More than Schnapps

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage

    Artifacts are more than the sum of their parts. Rather than seeing artifacts as just things, we should instead see them as silent storytellers, enlightening whoever may listen with tales of their making, their application, and their eventual retirement from use.

  • Working with Broken Glass

    • Collections

    In disassembling this object, we found a second print, a photogravure, hidden inside the frame that someone had used as a backing board. The lithograph then found its way into our Collection with the steamship.

  • Beyond the Frame: A New Way of Seeing

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage

    What our eyes and minds understand – at a distance- as literal, changes with each approaching step we take. What was the solid form of a fisherman in his boat, dissolves into thousands and thousands of fractals of light and color.

  • Traveling for SCIENCE!

    • Conservation

    The conference I presented at was The Pan American Ceramics Congress and Ferroelectrics Meeting of Americas (PACC-FMAs). This meeting happens every two years and materials scientists and engineers make up the largest group of attendees.

  • Simulated Seas: Raft

    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Exploration
    • Recreation
    • Technology

    At The Mariners’ Museum and Park, we believe that we are all connected by the water and by our shared maritime heritage. And through that connection, we are every one of us, mariners. That’s what we say. I’ll be honest with you, though. I didn’t really feel that.

  • Beyond the Frame: Something to Remember

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Exploration
    • Technology
    • USS Monitor

    Art is fascinating in the way that it allows us to peer into the mind of an artist, see the world through their eyes, through the lens of their creativity. But there’s something very special about an artist allowing us to peek into their memory, especially a life changing one like this.

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