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The Northeast by Eastern Screening and Live Score

On Monday, November 14, 2016, Penobscot Marine Museum presents the Sumner McKane film, The Northeast by Eastern, with live score performed by Sumner McKane and Josh Robbins. The Northeast by Eastern combines Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company’s comprehensive collection of early 20th century photographs with archival film footage, interviews, oral histories, a musical soundtrack featuring […]

Penobscot Marine Museum Celebrates Searsport Maritime Heritage Days

Saturday, August 6th, Penobscot Marine Museum will join in with the town of Searsport to celebrate Maritime Heritage Days with a temporary campus-wide exhibit and a house tour featuring Searsport sea captains’ homes. Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., PMM will host a campus-wide exhibit on the past, present and future of […]

Searsport High School Students Launch Their Boats

Ten students from Searsport District High School with nine community volunteers, and master boat-builder Greg Rossel have been working together since mid-January building two Shellback Dinghies for the class The Geometry of Boat Building. The dinghies, which the students will launch at Searsport Town Dock on Thursday, May 26 at noon, are small sail boats […]

Edith & Bennett To Sing At Penobscot Marine Museum Members Opening

Edith Gawler and Bennett Konesni, who play banjo and fiddle and sing old-time music from Maine and beyond, will be playing at Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine for a Members Reception in Main Street Gallery on Friday, May 20, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Edith grew up in Belgrade, Maine as a member of […]

Free Admission For Waldo County Towns At Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum opens for the season on Saturday, May 28th and is inaugurating a new program to offer residents of each town in Waldo County free admission to the museum for a week.  Each town’s free week is listed below.  Residents of Lincolnville and Islesboro will kick off the program with free admission to Penobscot Marine Museum […]

Museum To Host Open House For Local Businesses

Owners and staff of area businesses are invited to a party and special preview of Penobscot Marine Museum’s 2016 exhibits on Wednesday, May 18th, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The museum’s theme Wish You Were here: Communicating Maine includes several exhibits; Historic Maine: A Postcard View, Acadia National Park: A Postcard View, and Maine: […]

Alamo Theatre Presents Talk On Historic Photographs And Film Of Bucksport

Historic photographs and vintage film footage of Bucksport from the late 19th and early 20th centuries will be presented by Penobscot Marine Museum’s Kevin Johnson and Brook Minner of Northeast Historic Film Archive on Thursday, May 12, 6:00 pm at Alamo Theatre, 85 Main Street, Bucksport. The photographs presented in the talk by Kevin Johnson […]

Wine Tasting Event to Benefit Penobscot Marine Museum

Taste delicious locally crafted wine Thursday, April 21st from 5-7 pm at The Good Kettle in Stockton Springs. The wine tasting event will introduce you to Maine vineyards from across the state, with 10 % of the proceeds benefiting the Penobscot Marine Museum. The Good Kettle offers a wide selection of wine for a range […]

Experience Maritime Maine To Hold Stakeholder Meeting In April

Experience Maritime Maine, a partnership of maritime-related organizations, businesses, and coastal communities working together to promote and preserve Maine’s unique maritime culture through heritage tourism efforts, is having its third bi-annual Stakeholder Meeting Thursday, April 7, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, Rockland, Maine. Guest […]