Events

Lectures, Workshops, Events

For more information or to register for any of these programs, contact Jeana Ganskop, Education Director, at 207-548-2529 ext. 213 or jganskop@pmm-maine.org.

This programming has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit the National Endowment for the Humanities website here https://www.neh.gov.

Member Mondays on Zoom

Zoom

Monday, July 13
Noon and lasts around 20 minutes
FREE, Members Only

Join Penobscot Marine Museum Curatorial Staff for live lunchtime Zoom presentations. Rotating between Curator Cipperly Good, Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson, and Digital Collections Curator Matt Wheeler, each week a different staff member will focus on one of their favorite artifacts or collections. Enjoy close up views and interesting stories, plus an opportunity to ask your own questions and chat with PMM staff!

Noon Knot Club at PMM

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

One-time fee of $5/person, FREE for members

Bring a brown bag lunch, picnic blanket or lawn chair, and your knot project and join us for some crafting and conversation. We will provide participants with a packet including string and instructions for several knot projects. This is a casual crafting hour - our staff and volunteers will offer guidance but generally the knotting is self-led. Recommended supplies to bring include small needle-nosed pliers, sharp scissors, a butane lighter, and additional string or rope if desired. Recommended books are Des Pawson’s Knot Craft, Stuart Grainger’s Creative Ropecraft, and The Marlinspike Sailor by Hervey Garrett Smith. Canceled on rainy days. Join the group on the grass near the Camera Obscura (see map)

Junior Adventurers on Facebook Live!

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Wednesday July 15
11am and lasts 20-30 minutes
Free

Join us at Facebook.com/Penobscot to discover the Penobscot Marine Museum through pictures stories, crafts, & more. These weekly programs are designed for children and their families to have fun with the museum. Each will explore a different topic and will include a craft to make at home! Follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with weekly themes and suggested craft supplies.

Evening Knot Club on Zoom

Zoom

Wednesday July 15
7pm to 8pm
FREE

Join us on Zoom for a casual crafting hour and conversation. We will post some possible knot projects and we encourage you to share your work! All ages and levels welcome. Recommended supplies include small needle-nosed pliers, sharp scissors, a butane lighter, and string or rope. Recommended books are Des Pawson’s Knot Craft, Stuart Grainger’s Creative Ropecraft, and The Marlinspike Sailor by Hervey Garrett Smith.

Nate Hathaway – A Fall Romp on Penobscot Bay

Zoom

Thursday, July 16
6pm
FREE

Nate Hathaway, Sailing Director at The Apprenticeshop, will share stories and photographs from an exciting fall 2019 expedition sailing boats they built.

The Apprenticeshop, located in Rockland, Maine, runs summer and fall expeditions for their long-term students. Apprenticeshop sailing director Nate Hathaway was lucky enough to join the fall 2019 trip for a hi-mileage adventure around Penobscot Bay. Join him, and his cat Telltail, as they recount their stops through the bay in a 28-foot open boat. For more information on the Apprenticeshop, visit www.apprenticeshop.org.

Peek into Paintings on Facebook Live

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Friday, July 17
Noon
FREE

Join us at Facebook.com/Penobscot as Museum Educator Sarah Cole uses high resolution images of our paintings to zoom in on all the details. See our paintings as never before! Learn about the artist and the history and geography behind the subject of the painting. Post your questions and comments during the live session.

Member Mondays on Zoom

Zoom

Monday, July 6
Noon and lasts around 20 minutes
FREE, Members Only

Join Penobscot Marine Museum Curatorial Staff for live lunchtime Zoom presentations. Rotating between Curator Cipperly Good, Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson, and Digital Collections Curator Matt Wheeler, each week a different staff member will focus on one of their favorite artifacts or collections. Enjoy close up views and interesting stories, plus an opportunity to ask your own questions and chat with PMM staff!

Climb aboard the Jonesport-style lobsterboat BUDDY & SYLVIA with curator Cipperly Good as we explore the features that make this design unique to Maine. See her launch photos and learn about the adaptations that owners made for a more comfortable work experience.

Noon Knot Club at PMM

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

One-time fee of $5/person, FREE for members

Bring a brown bag lunch, picnic blanket or lawn chair, and your knot project and join us for some crafting and conversation. We will provide participants with a packet including string and instructions for several knot projects. This is a casual crafting hour - our staff and volunteers will offer guidance but generally the knotting is self-led. Recommended supplies to bring include small needle-nosed pliers, sharp scissors, a butane lighter, and additional string or rope if desired. Recommended books are Des Pawson’s Knot Craft, Stuart Grainger’s Creative Ropecraft, and The Marlinspike Sailor by Hervey Garrett Smith. Canceled on rainy days. Join the group on the grass near the Camera Obscura (see map)

Junior Adventurers on Facebook Live!

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Wednesday July 22
11am and lasts 20-30 minutes
Free

Join us at Facebook.com/Penobscot to discover the Penobscot Marine Museum through pictures stories, crafts, & more. These weekly programs are designed for children and their families to have fun with the museum. Each will explore a different topic and will include a craft to make at home! Follow us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with weekly themes and suggested craft supplies.

Evening Knot Club on Zoom

Zoom

Wednesday July 22
7pm to 8pm
FREE

Join us on Zoom for a casual crafting hour and conversation. We will post some possible knot projects and we encourage you to share your work! All ages and levels welcome. Recommended supplies include small needle-nosed pliers, sharp scissors, a butane lighter, and string or rope. Recommended books are Des Pawson’s Knot Craft, Stuart Grainger’s Creative Ropecraft, and The Marlinspike Sailor by Hervey Garrett Smith.