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

Benefit in Memory of Mike Stein
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In memory of Penobscot Marine Museum’s beloved Board Member Dr. Mike Stein, and to celebrate his love of the water and boating, Jerri Finch has donated her beautiful painting West Fork to raise funds in his memory. The painting is oil on board, 9 1/2″ x 14 1/2″, and has a lovely wooden frame. Purchase your raffle tickets or make a donation in Mike’s memory online here. The drawing will be on December 15th at the museum.

goupee_for_webSeptember 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Thursday Night Lecture Series. Floating Offshore Wind: Becoming a Reality with Dr. Andrew Goupee. Dr. Goupee is the Libra Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Maine and has performed research in the areas of solid mechanics, geophysics and marine renewable energy. Read More

Kevin-Johnson-2014-headshotSeptember 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Historic Photography Lecture Series. Brooklin: The Postcard View with Kevin Johnson. Brooklin Keeping Society, 23 Bay Road, Brooklin. Admission free. Read More

Sam Matinelli OarSeptember 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Sam Matinelli will demonstrate the making of hand-made oars. Sam is an oarmaker with Shaw & Tenney, makers of oars and paddles in Maine since 1958. Sponsored by Knickerbocker Group.
Free with PMM admission. Read More

Lobster Boats, in Harbor and Ashore, Stonington, Deer IsleOctober 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Historic Photography Lecture Series. Exploring the Penobscot Marine Museum Photography Archive with Kevin Johnson. Greater Portland Chapter Maine Genealogy Society, 29 Ocean House Rd., Cape Elizabeth. Admission free. Read More

Wooden-Construction-around-a-Ships-Hatch-620x364October 9 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm Maine Boatbuilders Forum: Boat Builders of East Penobscot Bay. PMM’s Main Street Gallery. Tickets $8 members and $10 non-members. Read More

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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



Virtual-tour-poster

Thank you Hamilton Marine and JC Holcomb Photography for providing the Virtual Tour

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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