About Dayne Rugh
Born and raised in Groton, Connecticut, Dayne graduated from the University of Connecticut at Avery Point in 2011 earning a BA in American Studies with a concentration in History. He is currently pursuing an MA in Museum Studies through Johns Hopkins University.
Dayne first interned with Mystic Seaport in the Summer of 2010. Later, in May of 2012, he became regular staff in the Collections Department where he, along with a team, aided in the preservation and relocation of over 20,000 artifacts. Since then, he has remained as a Museum Educator, Exhibit Interpreter, and Planetarium Lecturer. Outside Mystic Seaport, Dayne is a local history enthusiast and volunteer for other local historical events and venues in addition to being an active professional pianist.