In this edition of Beyond the Frame, we'll explore Samuel Ward Stanton's narrative dual-ship portrait from 1909 featuring steamships Trojan and Rensselaer as the ships steam along the Hudson River under the light of a full moon. Explore the influences of the passionate artist's life and learn about the "Searchlight route" as we step into this scene in the summer of 1909.
Year two of the B-WET grant program has been full of excitement. This year has been an extension of year one, engaging with local Newport News high schoolers, their teachers, and local environmental partners.
We're familiar with aircraft pilots, but did you know that ships have pilots too? In this special episode of Beyond the Frame, we take a peek into the career of ship pilots as told through Former Maryland Pilot and Artist Captain Brian Hope's work, Boarding a Liberty ship - 1947.
The Alkmaar Cheese Market has been a tradition for centuries. With fantastic festivities, cheese tastings, and the famous cheese weighing, the Alkmaar Cheese Market welcomes generations of families and newcomers alike to explore the community's traditions.
Opening in 1807, the Fulton Fish Market remained a staple for Brooklynites until its move to the Bronx in 2005. The history of the Fulton Fish Market showcases how our shared maritime heritage can unite and build communities.
Matthew Henson was the first African American to reach and stand on one of earth’s farthest reaches – the North Pole. Hear about his adventures in his own words from his 1912 autobiography, A Negro Explorer at the North Pole.
Katharine Cornell was a leading lady in American theater; eventually she led the charge for New York’s American Theatre Wing to perform Broadway shows for troops stationed in Italy during World War II.