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Happenings for the Public at MAM Member Institutions

Umbrella Cover Museum, Peaks Island Curran Homestead and Living History Museum, Orrington Curran Homestead and Living History Museum, Orrington Hamilton House, South Berwick Union Historical Society 

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  • 01 Nov 2014 10:00 AM | Anonymous member

    Save The Date!

    Penobscot Marine Museum History Conference

    Wish You Were Here: Envisioning Maine from Postcards to Tweets

    Saturday, November 1st

  • 27 Oct 2014 7:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Historic Photography Lecture Series

    Belfast: Photographs from the Penobscot Marine Museum with PMM Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson

    Belfast Free Library, 106 High St, Belfast. Admission Free.

    Monday, October 27, 7pm

  • 24 Oct 2014 5:00 PM | Anonymous member

    The Maine Ski Hall of Fame will be inducting  8 skiers and riders to the class of 2014.

    A dinner and ceremony will be held at Lost Valley , Auburn

    Social hour starts at 5 pm. For more information or to reserve your ticket

    go to


  • 19 Oct 2014 12:00 PM | Anonymous member

    LAST DAY at the Penobscot Marine Museum

    Museum campus closes for the season. Museum Shop and Museum Framer remain open year-round.

  • 16 Oct 2014 7:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Rev. Robert Bryan, best known for his "Bert & I" stories, will entertain with tales about his career in Labrador and Quebec and his friendship with polar explorer Richard Byrd.  Rev. Bryan's talk marks the publication of his autobiography by Down East Books, and the donation to the Arctic Museum of a parka made from sealskins given to him by Byrd.

    A book signing of Bryan's new memoir, "The Flying Parson and the Real Story Behind Bert and I," will take place after the talk.

    Kresge Auditorium, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College, Brunswick

    Presented by the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center.

    Free and open to the public.  Call 725-3416 for information or email

  • 09 Oct 2014 7:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Maine Boatbuilders Forum

    Boat Builders of East Penobscot Bay

    Penobscot Marine Museum's Main Street Gallery. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members.

    Thursday, October 9th, 7pm

  • 08 Oct 2014 6:30 PM | Anonymous member

    A Pop-Up Museum is a temporary exhibit created by the people who show up at a venue to display their objects and share information about them.  It lasts a few hours and then is gone!

    Do you have a favorite kind of object you collect when traveling?  Bring it to Smith Union the evening of October 8th.  Bowdoin College students and staff from Bowdoin's two museums and library will help you exhibit your treasure and share a story about it.  Or just come and see what others have brought!

    *Bring an item that you can easily display on
      a table.
    *Please, no live animals or plants.
    *No weapons or objects that look like
    *Nothing that requires an external source of

    Sponsored by the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, and Bowdoin College Library.

    Morrell Lounge, David Saul Smith Union, Bowdoin College, Brunswick

    Free and open to the public.  Call 725-3416 for information or email

  • 05 Oct 2014 7:30 AM | Anonymous member

    The Tate House Museum is offering a day long visit to Historic Deerfield on Sunday, October 5, 2014. This museum complex in Deerfield, Massachusetts consists of a street long collection of 12 antique houses ranging in age from 1730 to 1850. Visitors are offered guided and self-guided tours of these buildings. The village has been on the National Register of Historic Landmarks since 1962 and provides an interpretation of more than 300 years of stories that reflect the social, cultural and economic history of the 18th and early 19th century. The mission of Historic Deerfield Inc. is to educate the public about the lifestyles of the diverse people who lived in Deerfield and of preserving antique buildings and collections of regional furniture, silver, textiles and other decorative arts. Along with the historic houses the Flynt Center of Early New England Life will be open and features numerous exhibits and a visible storage area showcasing it’s extensive collection.

    On the day of this trip the museum will be featuring as part of it’s Historic Trade Demonstrations the opportunity to experience the art of silver making.

    At 7:30 AM guests will be boarding a deluxe coach operated by C&J Bus Lines. Arrival will be around noontime and facilities are available for lunch before starting an exploration of this wonderful treasure. (for more details on Historic Deerfield see

    It is anticipated that the return trip to Portland will arrive around 9 PM.

    The cost for this tour is $100 for non-museum members and $85 for members. The bus is limited to 48 passengers so please make reservations as soon as possible by calling the Tate House Museum office at 207-774-6177 or e-mailing

  • 04 Oct 2014 1:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Historic Photography Lecture Series

    Exploring the Penobscot Marine Museum Photography Archive with PMM Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson

    Greater Portland Chapter Maine Genealogy Society, 29 Ocean House Rd., Cape Elizabeth. Admission Free.

    Saturday, October 4th, 1pm

  • 25 Sep 2014 7:00 PM | Anonymous member

    Thursday Night Lecture Series

    Floating Offshore Wind: Becoming a Reality with Dr. Andrew Goupee

    Penobscot Marine Museum's Main Street Gallery. Tickets are $8 for members and $10 for non-members.

    Thursday, September 25th, 7pm

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