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Thursday, May 16 • 6:00pm - 9:15pm
Specialty Group Receptions - A Mystic Seaport Experience

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Mystic Seaport Museum will host an evening networking reception along the beautiful Mystic River. After enjoying drinks and buffet with colleagues, explore the 19 acres of America’s leading Maritime Museum. Engage with knowledgeable interpretation staff in the recreated New England seafaring village. Explore the Charles W. Morgan, the last remaining wooden whaleship in the world. Attend special presentations by skilled shipwrights working on the restoration of Mayflower II. Enjoy songs of the sea and meet historic role-players. Get out on the water aboard Liberty, a 1942 era launch. Sign up at registration for a glimpse behind the scenes at the Museum’s Collections Resource Center. Kindly dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes.

Each of the receptions or joint receptions listed below will have its own space for food and beverage and networking within the group. However, all of the Mystic Seaport Museum will be open for exploration.

ASG/OSG/RATS/WAG – Joint Reception at the Claggett Boatshed
BPG/PMG Joint Reception at the River Room (Latitude 41 Restaurant)
TSG and EMG Reception at the Pillalas Lobby (Thompson Exhibition Building, North Entrance)

Shipyard Activities and Events open with Interpreters
Mayflower II talks and tours at 7:00 and 7:30 pm
Liberty boat rides ferrying people from North to South and giving waterside tours 6:45-8:00 pm
Activities and Events in Village and North End during course of evening:

Village Exhibits:
  • Print Shop
  • Cooperage
  • Shipsmith
  • Shipcarvers
  • Nautical Instrument Shop
Museum Galleries open
Charles W. Morgan - 
Buckingham House
Stone’s Store
Voyage in the Wake of the Whalers exhibit
Unmanned exhibits- Scale Model, Ropewalk
Role-players- two presentations in Greenmanville Church on our Living History program. (7:30 and 8:30).

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Thursday May 16, 2019 6:00pm - 9:15pm EDT
Mystic Seaport Museum