MUSEUM EVENTS 2021

2021 MUSEUM EVENTS

JANUARY EVENT/S 2021

 
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SOLSTICE SEAFARERS!

 We're waiting for you! So join us for Solstice Seafarers. FREE ADMISSION for two children when accompanied with one paying adult!

22 DECEMBER 2020 - 4 JANUARY 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (LAST ADMISSION: 4:15 PM)

TUESDAY - SUNDAY

MARCH EVENT/S 2021

 

SURVIVING SAVANNAH

BOOK LAUNCH

Join best-selling author Patti Callahan Henry on Zoom as she launches her latest novel, Surviving Savannah, about the true and untold story of the Steamship Pulaski wreck, often called "the Titanic of the South," live from Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum. Featuring Q&A with the author, a reading from the new book, and a special preview of never-before-seen artifacts from the future Pulaski shipwreck exhibit, you will NOT want to miss this fascinating, interactive virtual event!

Virtual ticket includes link to event, an autographed copy of Surviving Savannah, and a donation to Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum to fund the future Pulaski shipwreck exhibit (scheduled to open in 2022). 

9 MARCH 2021

6:00 - 8:00 PM

TICKET PRICE: $40.00

ZOOM

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SPRING BREAK SAILORS!

 HOP A RIDE TO  Spring Break Sailors!  FREE ADMISSION for two children when accompanied by one paying adult.

 

27 MARCH - 4 APRIL 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (LAST ADMISSION: 4:15 PM)

TUES-SUN

OCTOBER EVENT/S 2021

 

HUMAN CARGO: SAVANNAH AND THE OCEANIC SLAVE TRADE

The intention of “Human Cargo: Savannah and the Oceanic Slave Trade” is to recognize this region’s role in the African diaspora. From 1755 – 1858 hundreds of slave ships arrived in Savannah from the West Indies, the Caribbean, and Africa. Each of these vessels carried tens to hundreds of enslaved people destined to be sold on the auction block, profiting Savannah’s merchants and contributing to the growth and economic wealth of the city.  

Special focus will be given to the innumerable people who did not survive the journey. A tribute to those lost will be presented through a moving installation by SCAD professor Chris Nitsche, the students of Savannah State, and the students of Georgia Southern. This installation will be located in the Museum’s North Garden which offers free admission.  

 

14 OCT 2021 - 27 FEB 2022

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (LAST ADMISSION: 4:15 PM)

TUES-SUN 

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DECEMBER EVENT/S 2021

 
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SOLSTICE SEAFARERS!

COME ASHORE during Solstice Seafarers!  FREE ADMISSION for two children when accompanied by one paying adult.

 

18 DECEMBER 2021 - 2 JANUARY 2022

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (LAST ADMISSION: 4:15 PM)

TUES-SUN