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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stephanie Crossman will be demonstrating fishnetting at Penobscot Marine Museum on Thursday, August 7th from 11:00 to 3:00 pm. The demonstration is free with museum admission.
Stephanie Crossman’s fishnetting demonstration is part of Artisan Days: Demonstrations of 19th Century Crafts at Penobscot Marine Museum. This program runs Thursdays in July and August and on Saturdays in September and October, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. It is a collaboration with Boothbay Railway Village in Boothbay, Maine and is sponsored by Knickerbocker Group: Designers, Builders, Cabinetmakers, Caretakers.
Watch spinning on a traditional 18th century “Great Wheel”, try your hand at weaving. In the 17th and 18th centuries wool was hand-spun and cloth was hand-woven. Sponsored by Knickerbocker Group. Free with PMM admission.
Cottrell Boatbuilding builds traditional small craft. Whitehalls, Wherries,Tenders, Daysailers Dories and excels in traditional plank on frame construction. Sponsored by Knickerbocker Group. Free with PMM admission.
NELG promotes the making, collecting, and studying of all laces throughout the New England area. Many 19th century portraits in Penobscot Marine Museum show women wearing hand-made lace. Sponsored by Knickerbocker Group. Free with PMM admission.
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.