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  • Beyond the Frame: To New Beginnings

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage
    • Photography

    In this notable edition of Beyond the Frame, we explore the story of the 613-foot passenger Liner, S.S. Virginia, and the dedicated shipbuilders who, for over a century, made these feats of engineering a reality. We immerse ourselves in the unforgettable experience of watching as the ship begins to slip free of the ways. And, we discover what it's like to experience this moment of culmination from current shipbuilders who have spent decades working with these amazing vessels alongside their fellow shipbuilders. Read the full blog for exciting news about happenings at The Mariners'!

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: To New Beginnings

    This is a story of culmination, of endings that are new beginnings. In this extra special episode of Beyond the Frame, we explore the story of the 613-foot passenger Liner, S.S. Virginia, and the dedicated shipbuilders who, for over a century, made these feats of engineering a reality.

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: In the Name of the Oyster

    • Art
    • Beyond the Frame
    • Collections
    • Cultural Heritage

    In this special, in-depth edition of Beyond the Frame, we explore the world of oysters - past and present. Two 1907 paintings by Clifford Warren Ashley highlight oyster dredging and replanting from the skipjack Mattie Flavell as it was done over 115 years ago. While exploring these works, the author, Kyra Duffley, worked with both oyster farmers and restoration specialists in  our world today to show the full-circle story of oystering. Read the full blog to learn about the mariners who come together in the name of the oyster.

  • Conserving the Leifr Eiriksson statue

    From the scale of the project to operating that tricky lift, experience all the action directly from our intern Marimar and Senior Objects Conservator Erik's point of view in this video!

  • Bronze Doors Conservation Project

    Conserving the doors is a visible commitment to our purpose as an institution and to the community we strive to serve each day. Watch as our Conservation team devoted many weeks this summer to bringing these icons back to the way the artist intended.

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: In the Name of the Oyster

    In this special edition of Beyond the Frame, we dive into the incredible world of oyster harvesting and planting across the span of more than 115 years.

  • Diamond Rock: A British Thorn in Napoleon’s Backside

    • Collections
    • Military

    Learn the amazing story of the British Royal Navy’s fortification and occupation of Diamond Rock, a small island off the coast of Martinique, during the Napoleonic War.

  • A Mast, Ye Matey: A Princess Carolina Update

    • Collections
    • Conservation
    • Cultural Heritage

    Watch how our Conservation team moved Princess Carolina's mizzenmast from the work space, to the freezer, to its resting place!

  • Making an Entrance: Conserving the Bronze Doors

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Conservation

    The Bronze Doors have been treated! See how our Conservation team treated these iconic pieces this summer.

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: Portrait of a Fisherman

    In this episode of Beyond the Frame, we explore this concept of proximity and its ability to tie together four small works by artist Milton J. Burns. He created these across the span of 50 years and from different parts of the world, yet they seem related.

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