The Museum Small Craft Association is a group of professionals and amateurs involved in the study and preservation of traditional small craft.

News and Events

The 2015 MSCA meeting will be held October 5-6, 2015, at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, St. Michaels, MD. Join us and celebrate the 40th Anniversary of MSCA and 50th Anniversary of CBMM. The meeting follows right on the heels of the Mid-Atlantic Small Craft Festival. More details will be posted here as they become available.

Museum Small Craft Jobs are available! North Carolina Maritime Museum seeks a boatbuilder, and the Tahoe Maritime Museum is looking for a Curator. For more information, visit the Jobs page.


The Museum Small Craft Association is a national organization of museum professionals and others including amateurs who share an interest in small boat conservation and restoration, the preservation of traditional skills, scholarly research and historic boat documentation. Individual membership is free, institutional membership is $50/year.