45th Annual Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime History Symposium
Annually, on April 29th
8 a.m. 5 p.m. Special Events
A Curator’s Discovery
The symposium will be held in Long Reach Hall at the museum on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Please register online or by mail. Direct questions to Senior Curator Nathan Lipfert at firstname.lastname@example.org.This year’s episode of a program that extends back to 1973 will focus on museum curators and the job they do. One important aspect of the job is learning things about the wonderful treasures their museums contain, and making that knowledge accessible to the public.
Registration fees for the symposium are $60 for Museum members, $70 for nonmembers and $35 for students.
Fee includes all lectures, continental breakfast, lunch, dessert, coffee and a fish house punch social. This program is supported by the Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Fund.
8:00 am Registration, coffee
8:45 am Welcome, Amy Lent, Executive Director
8:55 am Introduction, Nathan R. Lipfert, Senior Curator
9:00 am Ben Fuller, “Look at the Painting!”
9:50 am Cipperly Good, “A Hidden Maritime Collection Inland: Remembering the Battle of Valcour Island”
10:40 am Coffee and informal discussion
11:10 am Paul O’Pecko, “Ye Olde World War I, One Hundred Years Later: Commander W.H. Coates and His View of Naval Warfare”
12:00 noon Lunch
1:30 pm Anne Witty, “Charting Disaster: Captain Bob Bartlett and the Karluk"
2:20 pm Eric Ruff, “A Man in the Water: A Portrait of the Bark Mizpah”
3:10 pm Coffee and informal discussion
3:40 pm Nathan Lipfert, “A New Awareness: The Truth About Horning Poles"
4:30 pm Fish house punch reception
This program is supported by the Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Fund.