Final CAMM Conference Program Schedule Available

CAMM Logo horizontalA 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.

Download a pdf. of the schedule here.WMM Logo Small

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

9:00am-10:30am
Bus ride from Wisconsin Maritime Museum (Manitowoc) to the Door County Maritime Museum (Sturgeon Bay) – Includes en route narration by Maritime Archaeologist Tamara Thomsen.

10:30am-12:30pm
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

12:45-2:00pm
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.
www.doorcountyfirecompany.com/
www.northernskytheater.com/shows/windjammers/

2:00-2:15pm
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/

2:15pm-3:30pm
Buses return to Wisconsin Maritime Museum, Manitowoc

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