A final program schedule for the 2019 Council of American Maritime Museums Conference taking place at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc, Wisconsin April 24-27 is now available.
or visit the Conference website for more details.
Space is still available for the Door County bus tour taking place Saturday. Details below:
Saturday, April 27, 2019
9:00am -3:00pm Optional Trip to Sturgeon Bay, Door County, Wisconsin
$40 – Please contact Cathy Green to reserve a space.
9:00AM Meet at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum Lobby
Bus ride from Wisconsin Maritime Museum (Manitowoc) to the Door County Maritime Museum (Sturgeon Bay) – Includes en route narration by Maritime Archaeologist Tamara Thomsen.
Tour of the Door County Maritime Museum, led by DCMM staff, including the exhibits The Water Defines Us: DCMM@50 and Shipwrecks of Door County, and gallery lecture by Larry Herbst of the Sturgeon Bay Model Shop (tent.). www.dcmm.org
Lunch at the Door County Fire Company restaurant, including a presentation from the creative team behind the musical Windjammers, inspired by tales and tunes of 19th century Great Lakes sailors; courtesy of Northern Sky Theater.
Drive past Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding – Tracing its history back to 1918, Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding is an industry leader in the construction and repair of large ships and is a highlight of the working waterfront of Sturgeon Bay. www.fincantieribayshipbuilding.com/
Buses return to Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc