The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, presents a summer exhibition that honors Connecticut and New York’s contributions to the history of maritime travel and trade with the exhibition, All the Sea Knows: Marine Art from the Museum of the City of New York. On view June 6 through September 20, 2015, All the Sea Knows combines paintings and decorative arts objects from MCNY’s remarkable yet seldom-exhibited maritime art collection with paintings and artifacts drawn from the Florence Griswold Museum’s collection. The exhibition takes its name from Carl Sandburg’s poem “Sea-Wash,” and juxtaposes works of art with salient passages from literature to convey the many and varied ways that Americans have embraced the sea. All the Sea Knows features works by famed nineteenth-century American

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