4. Skin & Bones: Tattoos In The Life of the American Sailor

Location: Mystic Seaport

Dates: March 18 to September 5, 2011

Skin & Bones illuminated 200 years of tattoo history through the unique perspective of the American sailor. Smartly conceived, and full of enough captivating material to excite the inked and simply curious alike, the exhibition functioned neatly to share a wealth of tattoo tales.