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  • 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.

  • Speed and Innovation in The America’s Cup

    • Exploration
    • Recreation
    • Science
    • Technology

    Get swept away in this awe-inspiring exhibit featuring the world's oldest international sporting competition.

  • Beyond the Frame: Connection

    • Art
    • Collections
    • Recreation

    In looking at this work, the concept of connection comes to mind over and over. I thought about what connection means to me and my mind immediately went to technology – WiFi, cell service, texts, and email.

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: Connection

    In our constantly connected world of endless emails, and spam calls, it can be easy to take infrastructure and the concept of connection for granted - but what if we didn't have that? What if your means of connecting with family or getting mail or groceries was a ferry?

  • BEYOND THE FRAME: Symphony of Solitude

    In this episode of Beyond the Frame, we examine a work by outdoorsman artist Barclay Sheaks and explore the concept of reflecting upon the natural world and the issues affecting it as well as humankind's inherent bond with nature.

  • Fabulous Fotos: A winter’s day // In a deep and dark December…

    • Photography
    • Recreation

    Nothing says winter visually like a blanketed sky and soft lighting. The scene is captured in muted colors except for a child in a bright blue jacket.

  • Beyond the Frame: The Essence of a Memory

    • Art
    • Beyond the Frame
    • Collections
    • Recreation

    Have you ever had a moment that feels almost like Deja-vu? It feels like it’s a memory, but you know it isn’t? Experiencing “Full Tide” by Frederick Judd Waugh is a moment like this – a memory or possibly something deeper in our subconscious.

  • A Mindful Walk in the Park

    • Mariners' Park
    • Recreation
    • Wildlife

    Mindfulness. What comes to mind (no pun intended) when you hear this term? Some might think of certain religions, or yoga, maybe meditation. For some, when this term gets thrown around, the first reaction is groaning and a roll of the eyes. For others, this term is like an unfathomable goal – something that they think they can never achieve.

  • Make Like a Tree and Leaf!

    • Mariners' Park
    • Recreation

    Today is the first day of autumn! We’ve finally made it to the best season! The weather is cooler…or it will be, and the leaves will soon start to show off on the trees! Here in the Park, we have some gorgeous fall colors that you can’t miss. Bu

  • Celebrating 10 years of History Bites

    • Cultural Heritage
    • Recreation

    What’s History Bites, you ask? It is a fabulous food event that has served as the finishing touch of the Museum’s annual Commemoration of the Battle of Hampton Roads for the past 10 years!

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