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Events

For information about all the Gee’s Bend events at the Museum and in the area, click here.

One-Morning-in-Maine_01August 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Children’s Program: Reading Corner
Come listen to excerpts from the children’s classic One Morning in Maine read out loud. Read More

1816: The Year That Summer Never Came by Mayra Donnell August 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Talk and Book Signing: 1816: The Year That Summer Never Came
This story, by author Mayra Donnell, is of a young girl who records in her diary what Maine life was like in the bizarre weather of the year 1816. Read More

Wooden boat built by Cottrell Boatbuilders August 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Artisan Days: Wooden boatbuilding with Cottrell Boatbuilders
Cottrell Boatbuilding builds traditional small craft. Whitehalls, Wherries,Tenders, Daysailers Dories and excels in traditional plank on frame construction. Sponsored by Knickerbocker Group. Free with PMM admission. Read More

Crazy Quilt by Lucy MongoSeptember 3 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Wednesday, September 3, 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm
Dinner and Forum: An Evening of Song & Quilts with Gee’s Bend Quilters
Generously sponsored by Fiber College of Maine and the Emily and William Muir Community Fund of the Maine Community Foundation.
5:00 pm dinner is prepared and served by the Women’s Fellowship of the Searsport Congregational Church. Profits from the evening will support the Interfaith Fuel Fund and the Searsport Congregational/Methodist Food Cupboard.
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm, an evening of Songs and Stories shared by China Pettway, Lucy Mingo, Stella Mae Pettway and Revil Mosely of Gee’s Bend, hosted by Suzette McAvoy, director of the Maine Center of Contemporary Art. Read More

For a complete listing of events click here

To view selected videos of past events click here.

Trip Advisor Reviews

“Recommend!”

“Local Gem”

“Best local museum I’ve been to this year”

“GREAT place for kids”

“We loved the history”

“A wonderful walk thru the maritime history of Maine”

“A great place to visit and learn about the area’s past.”

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Exhibits

fish-wind-and-tide-imgFish, Wind and Tide: Art and Technology of Maine’s Resources
Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, October 19
Opening reception Friday, May 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street

DSC00236History Chests: Exhibit Designed by the Sophomore Class of Searsport District High School
Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, October 19

Blue Fish, 1988, painted wood, 48"x56"x30"Eric Hopkins: Shells – Fish – Shellfish
Monday, June 16 through Sunday, October 19

Photo Feb 01, 11 44 54 AM“Do It Your Way”: Gee’s Bend Quilts & Quilters in Maine
Saturday, August 2 through Sunday, September 7

Photography exhibits in the Main Street Gallery
Dean KotulaMaritime Muse – Inspired By the Sea
Saturday, May 24, through Thursday, June 26


Lisa Tyson EnnisWhat Once Was – Our Changing Fisheries
Saturday, June 28 through Tuesday, July 29


Antonia Small, Fishinghouse detailThe Photographs of Antonia Small
Tuesday, September 9 through Sunday, October 19



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