Events Calendar

Volunteer Open House

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) invites all enthusiasts of maritime heritage and the ecology of the Bay to its Volunteer Open House on Monday, February 19th. Whether you're interested in education programs, guiding visitors as a museum docent, supporting events, assisting with archives, contributing to garden and grounds maintenance, engaging in boat maintenance …

Free

Defiant: The Audacious Escape of Robert Smalls: The Water Side of the Underground Railroad, Presenter: Author and Screenwriter Robert Blake Whitehill

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

Robert Smalls' life was one of accomplishment. Starting enslaved, then American politician, publisher, businessman, and maritime pilot. Hear the thrilling tale of how Smalls freed himself, his crew, and their families during the American Civil War by commandeering a Confederate ship and sailing it from Confederate-controlled waters to freedom.

Built on Sotweed: The History and Archaeology of Maryland in the 1600s and its Reliance upon Tobacco, Presenter: Archaeologist Henry Miller

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

Tobacco was foundational to shaping life in the Lord Baltimore's colony. Explore insights into the yearly "Tobacco Fleet" that brought goods and carried tobacco across the Atlantic. Learn about the remains of an actual 17th- century English tobacco ship discovered using historical research and archaeology.

Following Seas: Sea Level Rise Observations, Resilience, and Research at the US Naval Academy, Presenter: Zoe Johnson and Dr. Tori Johnson of the Naval Academy

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

The U.S. Naval Academy is now facing one of its greatest challenges ever: overcoming the challenge of local sea level rise and climate change stressors. Hear about observations of historic flooding events at USNA and the work of the Sea Level Rise Advisory Council, a group formed in 2015 to gather data and forecast future mitigation actions.

Port Tack to Palette Featuring Cynthia Shumaker- FINAL DAY ON VIEW

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

Select watercolors, featuring maritime, floral, and architectural images focused on Eastport and the greater Chesapeake Bay region. Featuring local artist Cynthia Shumaker. Available with museum admission.  FINAL WEEKEND FOR VIEWING Tickets can be purchased here.

$5 – $7

Maryland Day at the AMM

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

Learn about the ecology and history of the Chesapeake Bay and stop by our craft table to create your own example of local wildlife. FREE admission for all visitors to our waterfront campus, in honor of Maryland Day weekend!

Free

Maryland Day at the AMM

Learn about the ecology and history of the Chesapeake Bay and stop by our craft table to create your own example of local wildlife. FREE admission for all visitors to our waterfront campus, in honor of Maryland Day weekend!

Free

Easter Egg Hunt

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

10AM -3PM The Easter Bunny will be stopping by the Annapolis Maritime Museum for a special visit before Easter. When visiting our exhibits on March 29th and 30th, keep your eyes peeled for 20 hidden eggs to be traded in at our front desk for various treats. One golden egg will win you two cruise …

$5 – $7

Heritage Cruise Opening Day

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

Skipjack tours are ready to kick off for the 2024 season. The first Heritage Cruise of the year will run on April 14th

$20 – $50

Bay Buddies: Parents and Preschoolers

Park Campus 7300 Edgewood Rd, Annapolis, MD, United States

Delight your preschooler with songs, stories, and exciting lessons all about our maritime and ecological heritage.

$10

Chesapeake Scenes Art Show- Final Weekend on View

Annapolis Maritime Museum 723 Second st., Annapolis, United States

Come see select photographs and pen and ink drawings showcasing life on and around the Chesapeake Bay Region. Featuring artists James Ronayne and Kimmy Stevenson, rising senior students at local high schools. Show viewing included with museum admission.

$5 – $7