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•Art Basel-Miami Beach, Theo Jansen's Strandbeests, 4-7 December at the Miami Beach Convention Center. (www. •From the Mountains to the Sea, the art of Patti Jacquemain, now through 1 February 2015 at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. (113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA 93109; •Ocean Bound: Three Centuries of Library Treasures, now through 25 May 2015 at the Maine Maritime Museum. (43 Washington Street, Bath, Maine 04530; Ph. 207 443-1316; www.mainemaritime •Tattoos and Scrimshaw: The Art of the Sailor, and Maritime Impressions, works of the Plein Air Painters Association of San Diego, through January at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. (1492 N. Harbor Dr. , San Diego, CA 92101 ; www.sdmari •Marking Time: Voyage to Vietnam, now through 26 May 2015, at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia. (211 South Columbus Blvd. & Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106; Ph. 215 413-8655; •The Coast & the Sea: Marine and Maritime Art in America, 30 January-26 April 2015 at the Portland Museum of Art in Maine. Organized by the New York Historical Society. (Portland Museum of Art Seven Congress Square, Portland, ME 04101 ; Ph. 207 775-6148; www.portland •Around the World and Back Again: New Bedford Artists Abroad, recently opened at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. (18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; Ph. 508 997-0046; www. • B is for Buttersworth, F is for Forgery-Solve a Maritime Art Mystery, now through 26 April at The Mariners' Museum. (100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606; Ph. 757 596-2222; www.mari •Bascove I Bridges: Transporting the Metropolis, through 12 July 2015 at the Noble Maritime Collection on Staten Island. (1000 Richmond Terrace, Building D, Staten Island, NY 10301; Ph. 718 4476490;




•"Peripheries and Boundaries," Society for Historical Archaeology annual conference, 6-11 January in Seattle, WA. (www. •33rd International Shipwreck Conference, "Shipwrecks, Diving and Marine Archaeology," 7 February 2015 at the University of Plymouth, UK. (www.ship •16th International Conference of Historical Geographers, 5- 10 July 2015 in London at the Royal Geographical Society. ( •"Beyond Borders: The Practice of Atlantic, Transnational, and World History," graduate student conference at the University of Pittsburgh, 11-12 April 2015 . ( conference/ beyond-borders-grad-conference. php) •American Historical Association Annual Meeting, 2-5 January in New York City. The 2016 annual meeting in Atlanta, GA, has a Call for Papers deadline of 15 February 2015; the theme for the 2016 event is "Global Migrations: Empires, Nations, and Neighbors." (www.historians. org/annual-meeting) •SOth Anniversary Gaspee Days Maritime History Symposium, 29-30 May 2015 in Providence, RI. Call for Papers deadline is 1 January 2015 . Send inquiries to: Chair, Steven Park at Steven.Park@ ( •Council of American Maritime Museums Annual Meeting, 13-14 April at the Los Angeles Maritime Museum in California. (; www.lamaritimemu •North American Society for Oceanic History Annual Conference, "PacificThe Peaceful Ocean?" 13- 17 May 2015 in Monterey, CA. Call for Papers deadline is 1 February (; updates also on the NASOH Facebook page) •McMullen Naval History Symposium, 17-18 September 2015. Call for Papers deadline is 6 February. Papers addressing topics relevant to the lOOth anniversary of WWI are encouraged. (Specific inquiries should be directed to Commander Chris Rentfrow at navalhistorysymposium@ or 410 293-6257; www.usna. edu/History/Symposium)

•Pearl Harbor Ceremony, 7 December at the Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum in New York City. (Pier 86, West 46th St. and 12th Avenue, New York, NY 10036; Ph. 877 957-SHIP (7447); www.intrepid •Lantern Light Tours at Mystic Seaport, evenings on 5-6, 12- 13, 19-21, and 26-27 December. Advance tickets available. (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT 06355; Ph. 860 572-5331; www.mystic •Tim Flannery & Friends Concert on the Star of India, 20 December at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Advance tickers available. (1492 N. Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA 92101; Ph. 619 234-9153 ext. 101; •Moby-Dick Marathon, 3-5 January at the New Bedford Whaling Museum. Non-stop reading of Herman Melville's masterpiece. Want to be a reader? Email or phone 508 717-6851 to inquire about openings. (18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; Ph. 508 997-0046; •"No Ordinary Being: W. Starling Burgess, Inventor, Naval Architect, Poet, Aviation Pioneer, and Master of American Design," lecture by author Llewellyn Howland on 22 January at the Herreshoff Marine Museum. (One Burnside Street, Bristol, RI 02809; Ph. 401 253-5000; •New England Boat Show, 14-22 February at the Boston Convention Center. ( •Detecting Forgeries and Other Art Crimes, a lecture by Colette Loll, founder and director of Art Fraud Insights, 22 January at The Mariners' Museum. (100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606; Ph. 757 596-2222; www.marinersmu •Chicago Maritime Festival, 18 April at the Old Town School of Folk Music, organized by Common Times, with the Chicago Maritime Museum, the Old Town School of Folk Music, and the Chicago History Museum. (OTSFM, 4544 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60625; ph. 773 728-6000; www.chicagomaritimefes