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

Kosti Ruohomaa’s Beloved Maine


May 20th at 6pm on Zoom
Free, register here

Kosti Ruohomaa’s Beloved Maine, a slideshow and lecture by Deanna Bonner-Ganter, focuses on Rockland, Maine photographer Kosti Ruohomaa’s Maine photographs. Deanna Bonner-Ganter is the perfect guide to explore Ruohomaa’s work and legacy. She spent more than 30 years researching his life and work. In 2016, her definitive biography, Kosti Ruohomaa Photographer Poet was published by Downeast Books. She recently retired from the Maine State Museum in Augusta where she spent her career as a curator.

Exploring the Penobscot Marine Museum Archives


May 27th at 6pm on Zoom
Free, register here

What is hidden in the Penobscot Marine Museum archives, and how can you explore them? With records from sailors, captains, fishermen, shipbuilders, and other Penobscot Bay residents over the past 250 years, there's a lot here. Join us for a look at the letters, diaries, logbooks, and other manuscripts in PMM's collection and hear some of the great stories we uncovered during this winter's cataloging project. Click here to register.

Peek into Paintings – “Wharf Scene with Gull”

May 28th at Noon
Free, premiering on Facebook & YouTube

When you think about Maine, do you picture seagulls, lobsterboats, and lighthouses? As we get ready for summer in Maine, we’ll take a look at local artist Ken Hatch’s 1976 painting “Wharf Scene with Gull.” What says Maine summer to you? Send your photos or short videos to Jeana at for a chance to be included in this Peek into Paintings!