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Virtual Series AARP

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Homeschool activities with Mystic Seaport Museum

Polynesian Wayfinders AARP Webinar

Embark on a fascinating journey into the celestial navigation techniques of Polynesian Wayfinders. Brian Koehler from the Mystic Seaport Museum Treworgy Planetarium will guide you through the rich heritage of these skilled navigators, exploring how they harnessed the stars and other natural elements for their oceanic voyages. This special program, held on May 1, is a celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, offering insights into the incredible Maritime traditions of the Pacific.

This is a virtual event open to Members and non-Members. This talk is the first in a three-part series with Mystic Seaport Museum, occurring in May, June, and October. Individuals must register on AARP’s website at https://events.aarp.org/wayfinders.

 

 

 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Exploring Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea
AARP Webinar

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Embark on a captivating exploration of maritime history on June 12, featuring Dr. Akeia de Barros Gomes, titled “Exploring Entwined: Freedom, Sovereignty, and the Sea”. This session promises a thought-provoking journey through the millennia-old maritime cultures of the Dawnland (New England) and the African continent. Dr. Gomes will illuminate historical encounters and contributions, highlighting the resilience of Black and Indigenous communities in the face of colonialism and dispossession, emphasizing the role of kinship and community.

This is a virtual event open to Members and non-Members. This talk is the second in a three-part series with Mystic Seaport Museum, occurring in May, June, and October. Please register on the AARP website at https://events.aarp.org/Dawnland.

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 9, 2024

In the Footsteps of Galileo
AARP Webinar

1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

On October 9, dive into the scientific legacy of Galileo with Brian Koehler from the Mystic Seaport Museum Treworgy Planetarium. This virtual program delves into Galileo’s groundbreaking discoveries and their profound impact on humanity’s understanding of the cosmos. Learn about Galileo’s pivotal use of the telescope in 1609, marking the beginning of a new era in astronomy. Explore the celestial wonders that captured Galileo’s gaze and shaped our perception of space.

This event is open to Members and non-Members. This talk is the final in a three-part series with Mystic Seaport Museum, occurring in May, June, and October. Please register on the AARP website at https://events.aarp.org/galileo.

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May 1
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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https://secure.mysticseaport.org/v-aarp/wayfinders

Venue

Mystic Seaport Museum
75 Greenmanville Ave
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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Phone:
(860) 572-0711
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