South Street Seaport Museum
Where New York Begins.
Explore rich articles and multimedia features about the Seaport Museum's collections and archives, current exhibitions, programs, and more! Be sure to check back each week as we expand the blog with more posts.
Blog Post: Celebrating America’s Maritime Innovations
Blog Post: The rise of marine libraries and sailor literature
Blog Post: The Unexpected Surprises of Art Donations
Blog Post: Discover Brooklyn Waterfront History
Blog Post: Caring for the George P. Hall & Son Collection
Blog Post: Examining a material that built New York
Blog Post: Architectural elements collected by Joseph Mitchell
Blog Post: Looking at some NYC ferries and their namesakes.
Blog Post: Digging into the past—literally
Blog Post: Summer Interns review their experience in collections
Blog Post: Randive, Inc.'s support the care of historic ships
Blog Post: US Customs and ocean liner travelers
Blog Post: An intern’s experience in the archive
Blog Post: Deaccessioning as an essential part of museum practice
Blog Post: An important navigation instrument and its “Little House”
Blog Post: A brief history of cargo and container ships in New York
Blog Post: Dozens of voyages, hundreds of memories
Blog Post: How silhouettes helped spotlight artists
Blog Post: history, provenance, and care for artifacts outdoors on Water Street
Blog Post: Ever wonder what those symbols mean?
Blog Post: Celebrating collections-based work achieved in challenging circumstances
Blog Post: A look at the 19th century mission of Lower Manhattan
Blog Post: Menus from passenger ships 1860s to 1960s
Blog Post: Learn the history of this New York City maritime enterprise
Blog Post: explore Bowne & Co. recent letterpress project and their collection
Blog Post: A conversation with Karen D. Taylor
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