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•2016 Historic Naval Ships Association Annual Conference, 20-23 September in Corpus Christi, Texas, onboard USS Lexington. ( •Society for Historical Archaeology Conference, 4-8 January in Fort Worth, TX. Theme: ''Advancing Frontiers: W here the Next 50 Years of SHA Begins." (www. sha.o rg) •American Historical Association, 131st Annual Meeting 4-8 January in Denver, CO. Theme: "Historical Scale: Linking Levels of Experience." ( •PCNACA National Conference 12- 15 April 20 17 in San Diego. (Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association) "Sea Literature, History, & Culture" will be one of the subject areas presented. Call-for-Papers deadline is 1 October. ( •201 7 National Council on Public History Annual Meeting, 19-22 April in Indianapolis, IN. ( •Council of American Maritime Museums Annual Conference, 19-21 April 2017, hosted by the San Francisco National Historical Park and San Francisco Maritime National Park Association. A Call fo r Session Proposals will be posted online in October. (www.councilofameri FESTIVALS, EVENTS, LECTURES, ETC.

•Lake Union Boats Afloat Show, 14-18 September in Seattle, WA. (South Lake Union, 90 1 Fairview Ave. North; www. boatsaA oatshow. com) •San Francisco Sea Music Festival, 17 September, 15 October, and 12 November at Hyde Street Pier in San Francisco, CA. (San Francisco Maritim e National Historical Park, 499 Jefferson St., San Francisco; Ph. 415 447-5 000; •Greenport Maritime Festival, 23-25 September, in Greenport, Long Island, NY. ( •Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival, 24-25 September, in Portsmouth, NH. (www. newenglandfolknetwo rk. org/ pmff) •Santa Barbara Harbor & Seafood Festival, 15 October at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum (113 Harbor Way, Santa Barbara, CA; •Southport Wooden Boat Show, 24 Sep-

tember at the Old Yacht Basin, Southport, NC. Free admission . (Ph. 910 477-2787; •Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival & Maritime Model Expo, 1-2 October at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum; Also at the museum is OysterFest on 29 October. (213 N . Talbot Street, Sr. Michaels, MD; •United States Sailboat Show, 6-10 October in Annapolis, MD. (www. •The Great Chesapeake Bay Schooner Race, 10-16 October from Baltimore, MD, to Portsmouth, VA. Dockside tours in Baltimore 10- 12 October; race on the bay is 13- 14 October; select vessel tours in Portsmouth on 15 October. (www. •Wellfleet OysterFest, 15-16 October in Wellfleet, MA, on Cape Cod. (www.well fleetoysrerfest. o rg) •Marine Surplus Sale, 7 November (8AM to noon) at the Center for Wooden Boars. (1264 Thomas Sr., Seattle, WA; www.cwb. org/ events/ marine-surplus-sale/) •Moby-Dick Marathon, 6-8 January at the New Bedford W haling Museum. (18 Johnny Cake Hill , New Bedford, MA; Ph. 508 997-0046; www.whali ng EXHIBITS

•To the Brink of Wlir, at the Maritime Museum of San Diego. A new audiovisual experience aboard the B-39 Soviet Submarine. (1492 North Harbor Dr., San Diego, CA; 619 234-9153; •From the Archives-Ships of the Sea Celebrates 50 Years, through December at the Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum in Savannah, GA. (4 1 Marrin Luther King Jr., Blvd. , Savannah, GA; Ph. 912 2321511 ; •A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting, at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, in commemoration of the museum's 50rh anniversary, now through 28 February 2017. (2 13 N. Talbot Street, Sr. Michaels, MD; www.cbmm .org) •36 Hours: Jutland 1916, The Battle that Won the Wlir, at the National Museum of rhe Royal Navy, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard in the UK. Exhibition is a collaboration between the NMRN and

rhe Imperial War Museum. (www.nm rn . •3 7th Annual International Marine Art Exhibition, 1 October-31 December at Mystic Seaport's Maritime Gallery. (47 Greenmanville Avenue, Mystic, CT; Ph. 860 572-5388;; •Polynesian Voyagers: The Truest of Mariners, 1 October- 11 June 201 7 at The Mariners' Museum and Park. (100 Museum Dr., Newport News, VA; Ph. 757 596-2222; www.marinersmuseum. org) •23rd Annual Maritime Art Exhibit, through 24 September at the Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, OR. Featured artist is William A. Selden; jurors are Don Demers, Debra Huse, and Jeffrey H ull. (235 Anderson Avenue, Coos Bay, OR; Ph. 54 1 267-3901; • 150 Years of Marine Art, through 30 November at the Minnesota Marine Art Museum in Winona. (MMAM: 800 Riverview Dr., Winona, MN; www. ASMA: www.americansoci •Over East, an Artist's Journal: Paintings by Robert Beck of the Contemporary Maritime Community, 17 September 2016-22 January 20 17 at the Maine Maritime Museum. (243 Washington Street, Bath, ME; Ph. 207 443- 1316; •Voyaging in the Wilke of the Whalers, new exhibit at Mystic Seaport. (75 Greenmanville Ave., Mystic, CT; Ph. 860 572533 1; •Mapping Ahab's "Storied Waves "Whaling and the Geography of MobyDick, at the New Bedford W haling Museum, (18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford, MA 02740; Ph. 508 997-0046; WWW. •How to Abandon Ship: The Sinking of the SS Robin Moor, 1941, through 30 March at the American Merchant Marine Museum in Ki ng's Point, NY. (300 Steamboat Road, Kings Point, NY; www.usm museum) •Ship Models: The Evolution of Ship Design, ongoing at the Hart Nautical Gallery at the MIT Museum. (55 Massachusetts Ave. Bldg. 5, Cambridge, MA; 617 2535942;