Join the Texas Seaport Museum this March for our Spring Break workshop series! We will be setting sails aboard ELISSA, putting ships in bottles and looking out for a lighthouse! Classes are free with general admission to the Texas Seaport Museum and held dockside unless otherwise noted. Classes are limited to 20 people and run from 11 am – 12 pm.
Tuesday, 3/14 @ 11 am
Ever wonder what life was like for a sailor in the 19th century? Join us in setting a sail on the 1877 Iron Barque Elissa! Learn the language of seafaring, how to work together as a group and what it took to make it out on the high seas!
Wednesday, 3/15 @ 11 am
Dive into sea faring folk art and learn how to put a ship in a bottle! A past time dating back to the 18th century, putting ships in bottles filled the time with a craft that required a steady hand and a patience mind. Let make one together!
Thursday, 3/16 @ 11 am
Come learn about one of the most important buildings in nautical history; the Lighthouse! This program will discuss a light house’s important role in bringing sailors safely into port, as well as creating our own beacon to guide us home!