Tattoo enthusiasts, and frankly anyone interested in American folk art, take note – Skin and Bones: Tattoos in the Life of the American Sailor opens this weekend at Mystic Seaport. Being that I worked on the show, which originated at Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia, my opinion is a little biased, however I think you’ll find reviews from parties unrelated to myself also pretty strong.

The exhibition is rich in objects and hosts a wealth of terrific tattoo stories.

Learn more here.

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