Address: 1000 Richmond Terrace, Building D, SI, NY 10301
Town/Neighborhood: Randall Manor/Snug Harbor
Section of Island: North Shore
Hours of operation/class times/service times: Thursday through Sunday, 12 to 5 PM
Main category 1: Art and History Museum
Main category 2: Non-Profit
Main category 3: Education
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Keywords (separate by comma): art, history, museum, maritime
Description: The Noble Maritime Collection is a museum located at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden on the North Shore of Staten Island. Its mission is to preserve and interpret the art, writings, and historical maritime artifacts of the distinguished marine artist, John A. Noble (1913-83); to continue his legacy of celebrating the people and traditions of the working waterfront of New York Harbor; and to preserve and interpret the history of Sailors’ Snug Harbor and Robbins Reef Lighthouse. The museum is housed in an 1844 Greek Revival building, which is a National Historic Landmark. It has galleries, classrooms, a library, archives, a printmaking studio, and a shop. The centerpiece is Noble’s houseboat studio, a 19th century yacht cabin, restored and installed within the museum.
Organization’s Mission Statement: The mission of the Noble Maritime Collection, an art and history museum in Staten Island, New York, is to present exhibitions and programs that celebrate the working waterfront of New York Harbor in the tradition of distinguished artist John A. Noble, N.A. (1913-1983), and to preserve his houseboat studio, Robbins Reef Lighthouse, and the history of Sailors’ Snug Harbor.