Cara Pekarcik goes to Antarctica and tells us all about it at MARITIME GLOUCESTER LECTURE SERIES – Thursday 7pm

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The Maritime Gloucester Spring Lecture Series Leading Ladies: Defining the Discussion of Maritime Science and History starts Thursday April 11 at 7:00 pm.  The first in this series is Cara Pekarcik, 2018 Mass Teacher of the Year, 2019 NEA Foundation Award for Teaching Excellence, and a marine educator and high school science teacher.  She will be presenting “When The Ocean Meets The Classroom: A science teacher’s experience in Antarctica.”  Cara took her curiosity and passion for ocean science on an unforgettable adventure to Antarctica and shares her thoughts on her research and appreciation for our blue planet.

2019 MG Lecture Series - FINAL

Maritime Gloucester Spring Lecture Series starts April 11 at 7pm

2019 MG Lecture Series - FINAL

Come join us at Maritime Gloucester for 5 weeks of lectures. The Spring Lecture Series presents “Leading Ladies: Defining the Discussion of Maritime Science and History”. This series will tell stories of exploration, science, research, historical preservation, adventure and the working waterfront from the perspective of the women who engage and lead in these issues every day with a view to the maritime science and history.

WHERE: Maritime Gloucester’s Gorton Schooner Gallery, 23 Harbor Loop

WHEN: Thursday nights starting April 11.  Doors open at 6:45, lecture starts at 7pm.

INFO: visit maritimegloucester.org or info@maritimegloucester.org

Maritime Gloucester and Ocean Alliance team up for LIVE event from Domican Republic

SNOTBOT LIVE!

Maritime Gloucester is teaming up with Ocean Alliance to bring Gloucester on location for their current research expedition.  This is a first-of-its-kind LIVE webcast where YOU the audience gets a front row seat to the action.  Ask questions LIVE and check out the status of their current research as they gather data in the Dominican Republic.

WHAT:  The Ocean Alliance team is on a humpback whale research expedition off the coast of the Dominican Republic! They are studying the breeding behaviors of the very same whales that feed just off of Cape Ann in the summer using their innovative SnotBot drone, which has revolutionized whale research.

Join us at Maritime Gloucester for a live webcast conversation with Ocean Alliance CEO and lead scientist Iain Kerr. Find out what the team is learning about Gloucester’s humpback whales in the Dominican Republic, and ask Iain everything you always wanted to know about SnotBot!

WHERE:  Maritime Gloucester, 23 Harbor Loop.

Sunday, March 3

DOORS OPEN AT 4:30pm, live feed starts at 5:00pm.

EVENT IS FREE. Space is limited.  Registration is required! To register please go directly to humpbacks.eventbrite.org.

Maritime Gloucester benefit at Councilors 4 Causes this Thursday

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Come have some fun and support Maritime Gloucester this Thursday as Scott Memhard serves up the drinks at Cape Ann Brewing.  Live music, chances to win some fun prizes, a good opportunity to support the educational programs at Maritime Gloucester and some great food and beer from Cape Ann Brewing.  mg pennant new sm

15% of all proceeds goes to Maritime Gloucester, so bring your friends and your appetite!  The fun runs from 6:00 to 9:00pm.  Hope to see you there!

Maritime Gloucester all lit up for DECK THE DOCKS night #1!

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The first night of Deck the Docks was a great beginning to our event!

Special thanks to Captain Stefan Edick for capturing and sharing the campus lights from the Fitz Henry Lane house!  Our pier is all decked out for holiday cheer.

The gallery saw the opening night of “Deck Your Walls Art Show” with some great works by local and regional artists.  Over 141 pieces are in this show and each one of them is for sale!  You will not want to miss seeing the Schooner Gallery all decked out for this show.

AND WE ARE JUST GETTING STARTED!  Trees, wreaths, art, crafts, gifts, good friends and a lot of fun are all in store for the next 2 days!  Get your tree or wreath any time Friday, Saturday or Sunday — while supplies last!  Take a picture with Santa from 11 to 1 on Saturday.

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5 Days left until Deck the Docks

Maritime Gloucester is working hard to get ready for the first annual Deck the Docks!  We have so many fun things to do!  Get your tree, buy a wreath, shop for gifts, DIY crafts, Santa pics in a Dory, etc.

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Today’s Star feature:  Our “Deck Your Walls” Art Gallery (thanks to partner group seARTS!) with over 135 works. seARTS put it best:

We put out the call for art and were FLOODED with response. So the walls will be FILLED with incredible works from incredible artists from Cape Ann and [way] beyond!
It’s a perfect way to get a great gift for the holidays, support Artists and support Maritime Gloucester, and we hope you’ll join us for the show, the reception, and do some of your gift shopping in the BEST way possible!

Volunteers for the event are still needed.  Contact us at info@maritimegloucester.org if you would like to be part of this great event!