February Operating Board Minutes:

February 2017 Operating Board Minutes

Read about our annual meeting, a new exhibit and February Third Friday in this month’s On the Move

February 2017 OTM

Join us for Third Friday, Febrary 17 for a journey on the I&M Canal with author and illustrator Tom Willcockson

Read December 2016 Operating Board Meeting Minutes Here:

Dec. 2016 OBM minutes

Ked Fairbank Appointed Full-Time Executive Director of Chicago Maritime Museum

The Chicago Maritime Museum is happy to announce the appointment of Ked Fairbank as the museum’s new full-time executive director. In addition to the museum’s daily operations, Ked will be responsible for spearheading the museum’s membership, funding and programing goals. “Another sign that our museum is moving toward becoming a vibrant and viable Chicago institution […]

Read November Operating Board Minutes Here:


CMM Featured in Chicago Yacht Club’s Blinker Magazine

Read the November issue of On the Move here.


October 2016 Operating Board Meeting Minutes Here


A group of modern day voyageurs scattered the ashes of paddler, activist, naturalist, historian, businessman, adventurer and friend Ralph Frese.

This photo was taken by Josh Jones of Octane Rich Media . They are making a documentary about Ralph.