Lectures, Workshops, Events
Advance tickets may be purchased in the Museum Store, online, or by phone at 207-548-0334 or 207-548-2529. For more information call us at 207-548-0334 or 207-548-2529.
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With authors Michael Closen and John Brunkowski
Thursday, August 25, 7 pm, Carver Memorial Gallery, 11 Church St.
Hear the fascinating story of this impressive collection of over 350 postcards of the lighthouses, harbors, ships, railroads, wildlife, forests and lakes of Maine.Find out more »
With authors Earle Shettleworth, Jr., William H. Bunting, and Kevin Johnson
Thursday, September 22, 7 pm, Carver Memorial Gallery, 11 Church St.
Hear fascinating in-depth historical commentary on the Maine photographs from Penobscot Marine Museum’s Eastern Illustrating & Publishing Company Collection. Maine State Historian Earle Shettleworth, Jr., Maine historian and author William H. Bunting, and Penobscot Marine Museum Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson collaborated on this book about the unique Belfast-based postcard company of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Maine On Glass is published by Tilbury House.Find out more »
With Museum Framer Lin Calista
Saturday, October 1, 9 am to noon, Museum Library, 11 Church St.
Cost: $20, $10 for members.
A demonstration, with some hands-on examples, on how to frame delicate and three-dimensional items, best ways to mount needlework, and framing with front and back exposure. Limited to 15, please register or purchase advance tickets in the Museum Store, online at www.penobscotmarinemuseum.org, or by phone at 207-548-0334 or 207-548-2529.Find out more »
Sat, Oct 15, 5 pm to 7 pm, tours every 15 minutes, Fowler-True-Ross Sea Captain’s House
Tickets $5 adults, $3 children.
Bring your flashlight for a family-friendly spooky good time. Hear the hair-raising stories and meet the spirits of sea captains lost at sea, the widows waiting for the husbands to return, and young boys who left as crew never to return. Walk through the Sea Captain’s House one last time before the night watchmen close it up for the winter.Find out more »
With Lin Calista
Thursday, November 10, 6:30 pm to 8 pm, Museum Library, 11 Church St.
Admission is free.
Learn how to construct a gingerbread masterpiece! Ideas, templates, recipes, and tips.
Friday, December 2, 4 pm to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday, December 3 & 4, 10 am to 4 pm,
Fowler-True-Ross Sea Captain’s House & Museum Store
Admission is free.
Our Ship Captain’s house is beautifully decorated for the holidays and filled with live music and holiday-themed readings. Join us in our Museum Store for book signings and a holiday gingerbread house display, and more. Town of Searsport’s Tree Lighting And Carol Sing are on Friday night.
Saturday, December 3, 1 pm to 4 pm, Fowler-True-Ross Sea Captain’s House & throughout Searsport
See Searsport’s beautiful homes lovingly decorated for the holidays. Tour includes Penobscot Marine Museum’s Ship Captain’s House.
Tickets $10, and are sold at PMM’s Museum Store, Searsport Antique Mall, and participating homes.Find out more »