Curator’s Log

The Curator’s Log: December 2014 

Explore Herreshoff Marine MuseumVisitJoin the Reliance Society Become a MemberVisit Bristol, Rhode IslandCalendar of EventsGET INVOLVED01/Make a donation02/Become a volunteer03/Attend an event View AllTHE HERRESHOFF MARINE MUSEUM / AMERICA'S CUP HALL OF FAME is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company […]

The Curator’s Log: November 2014 

Explore Herreshoff Marine MuseumVisitJoin the Reliance Society Become a MemberVisit Bristol, Rhode IslandCalendar of EventsGET INVOLVED01/Make a donation02/Become a volunteer03/Attend an event View AllTHE HERRESHOFF MARINE MUSEUM / AMERICA'S CUP HALL OF FAME is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company […]

Curator’s Log: Completion of ARIA 

COMPLETION OF ARIA’S “MUSEUM RESTORATION” FOR THE BB25 CENTENNIAL Paul Bates donated the Buzzards Bay 25 daysailer ARIA (Ex-WHITE CAP (HMCo 738) to the museum in 1992 and the museum commissioned MP&G to return her to original condition. She has been on display since that time, but lacking spars and final outfit. This August, just […]

The Curator’s Log: August, 2014 

Explore Herreshoff Marine MuseumVisitJoin the Reliance Society Become a MemberVisit Bristol, Rhode IslandCalendar of EventsGET INVOLVED01/Make a donation02/Become a volunteer03/Attend an event View AllTHE HERRESHOFF MARINE MUSEUM / AMERICA'S CUP HALL OF FAME is dedicated to the education and inspiration of the public through presentations of the history and innovative work of the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company […]

Curator’s Log: June 2014 

Citizens Rejoice as the Ancient Town of Bristol is Protected from Fire The above are the words the Boston Globe used to describe the delighted citizens of Bristol following the March 15, 1876 test of the town’s new fire protection system. Drawing water through pipes to the harbor the new system attained a steady fire […]