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July 12, 2018

We have freebies for you, and want to hear your program wish list! And you can visit the historic AMISTAD at PortSide soon!

Please read on and please donate to support PortSide's growth. More about that below.



Some freebies for our friends!

We are giving away free community passes to the e-Village of the Formula E car race this weekend (July 14 and 15), a race that wraps around the MARY A. WHALEN. 

Come pick up the comps from 10am to 6pm on Thursday and Friday. We are not open during race days.

What's your vision?

Give us your waterfront program wish list! Please share your ideas and shape our business plan for expansion into warehouse space alongside our ship MARY A. WHALEN in Atlantic Basin. Please answer our survey and share, share, share it!
Survey for the general public
Survey for educators

AE Superlab 3D model

Exciting program news! 

The ship AMISTAD is visiting PortSide and will be open for FREE public tours!  Learn the story of the Mende from Sierra Leone captured in 1839 who fought for and earned their freedom from slavery. The AMISTAD will tie up alongside our MARY A. WHALEN.

Tour historic ship AMISTAD
  • Tues, 7/24, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
  • Sat, 8/11, 10am - 1pm & 2pm - 5pm
This is the 2 nd  event in PortSide's  African American Maritime Heritage  program.   More...

Photos from recent programs

6th graders during our 1st annual African American Maritime Heritage history challenge

Bomba Yo performing during Puerto Rican Red Hook WaterStories event

Sketch by Karen De Mauro of the Urban Sketchers during MARY Art Inspiration Day.

Urban Sketchers during during MARY Art Inspiration event.

8th Graders learn from our Billion Oyster Project basket

Second Sundays TankerTime

6th graders explore the telegraph during a school field trip

Second Sundays TankerTime

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