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Mondays and Saturdays
Saturdays and Mondays, Searsport Town Wharf, Steamboat Avenue.
Sailing tours of Searsport Harbor. Check here for schedule, reservations, and additional information.

Tuesdays 3:00 to 6:00
Searsport Farmers’ Market
May 26 through October 13, on the Crescent, Route One.
Locally grown fruit, vegetables, meat, eggs, and plants, and locally made baked goods and crafts.

Make a Cyanotype
Monday and Wednesday through Saturday
Make your own photograph using only the sun, light-sensitive paper, and your own or found objects. Made possible by a grant from the Maine Humanities Council and the Maine Arts Commission. Free with museum admission.
Now through Monday, August 31:
Monday and Wednesday through Saturday
Contact to schedule a cyanotype workshop after August 15

Museum opens for the 2015 Season on Saturday, May 23.
2015 Events TBA

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August 2015

Mike Stein Memorial Painting Raffle Drawing

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum,
40 East Main Street
Searsport,04974United States
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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.

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September 2015

Mid-Coast Fisherman’s Co-op, Port Clyde

September 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery,
11 Church St.
Searsport,04974United States
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“The Port Clyde harbor shelters the last small-boat groundfishing fleet between Port Clyde and the Canadian border. In 2009, a group of area fishermen developed the Port Clyde Fresh CatchTM brand to preserve their heritage, their community and the resources they depend on. Using environmentally conscious methods to harvest fish, lobster shrimp and crab, they pioneered the country’s first Community Supported Fishery program in 2007.”

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Close to the Land & Close to the Sea: The Photography of Kosti Ruohomaa

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery,
11 Church St.
Searsport,04974United States
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Many legends surround the Finnish-American photographer Kosti Ruohomaa, the award-winning photo journalist who shot iconic portraits of working Americans which appeared in LIFE, National Geographic, and other publications from 1940 to 1960.

Lecturer: Deanna S. Bonner-Ganter, Curator of Photography, Art, and Archives, Maine State Museum, her biography of Ruohomaa will soon be published by Down East Books.

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