CAMM Annual Meeting Presentation

Our Principal, Sam Shogren together with Salim Mohammad, Curator of the David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University's Cecil H Green Library were invited to at the Council of American Maritime Museum's 2017 Annual Meeting held at the San Fransisco National Maritime Museum, a unit of the National Park Service. Salim Mohammad shared with the audience how the Rumsey Map Center came to be, the collecting passions of David Rumsey the man, and the technologies used by the Center to preserve and present one of the nation's largest map collections. Following Salim's presentation, Sam Shogren dug into the research potential of…

GulfQuest to Hold Job Fair for Part-time Positions

MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) The GulfQuest National Maritime Museum is scheduled to hold a two-day Job Fair August 31 and September 1, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the museum's Grand Lobby. The museum is looking to fill 20 part-time positions before the September 26 ... Source: Maritime Museum News

Using Humor To Communicate Your Message| Video Helping Preserve Maine’s Fisheries

Using Humor to Communicate Your Message Video Helping Preserve Maine's Fisheries A common challenge shared by those working in maritime trades, business, fisheries, ports and cultural heritage is how to tell your story. It's had to tell the story of what occurs "out there" or "back when."  This is a challenge I faced daily in my years curating the maritime heritage of Downeast Maine. How do you transport your audience to a place they can't  get to physically both in time and space? How you make your audience care for the heritage and daily challenges of the maritime work? Well, Maine…