Daniel Finamore is the Russell W. Knight Curator of Maritime Art and History at the Peabody Essex Museum, where he has organized over 15 exhibitions on a wide range of maritime topics. His job involves the management, interpretation and display of a collection comprised of 50,000 paintings, models, charts, ship lines, navigating instruments and decorative arts. He has conducted extensive archaeological field research in Belize and elsewhere with a focus on European and American maritime communities both at sea and ashore. He is author and/or editor of five books, including Maritime History as World History and Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea.
Daniel Finamore studied anthropology at Vasser College and received his MA and PhD in Archaeology from Boston University. He received the Society for American Archaeology’s Dissertation Award for his maritime archaeological research in Belize.
Corinthian Yacht Club will be hosting an evening with Daniel Finamore, to speak about his current exhibit: Ocean Liners: Glamour, Speed and Style,, which is now on display through Oct. 19th, 2017, Wednesday, Sept. 13th from 7-9 p.m.
There will be a cocktail reception prior to Finamore's talk. After his presentation, Finamore will be available for questions.