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ANNAPOLIS, MD – (January 20, 2020) “Goodbye to winter, only deck shoes we wear! Though the socks we are burning leave a stink in the air!” So reads the poem recited each year as hundreds of Annapolitans gather around a waterfront bonfire at the Annapolis Maritime Museum to burn their socks.     At this most curious of traditions, the Annapolis Oyster...

ANNAPOLIS, MD – (December 20, 2019) The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) will be closing due to construction of their new permanent exhibits beginning December 30th. The AMM anticipates completion of the project in spring 2020. The Museum was most recently renovated in 2008, five years after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Isabel. With the number of visitors increasing annually,...

Jay Fleming 2019 Lecture Annapolis, MD –(December 11, 2019) Warm up this winter with the enlightening Lecture Series at the Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) beginning Thursday, January 9, 2020. The popular educational and informative series of eight wintertime talks provides rich and stimulating topics from an esteemed group of scholars, photographers and historians. Lecture...

Legacy Award The Legacy Award is reserved for those who have over a long period of time contributed wisdom and work to the Annapolis Maritime Museum and Park resulting in significant sustained impacts. Eric Rubin, the recipient of the 2019 Legacy Award, has been involved with the Museum for nearly 15 years. This is substantial considering the...