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

Latest Past Events

Member Monday – Rusticators on the Water


Lincolnville Wherry CUNNER and crew head out for a day on the waters of Penobscot Bay. Gift of Marston and Donna Brewer, 1995.23. When Rusticators flocked to Maine in the late 19th to mid-20th centuries, they sought a rustic vacation to retreat from their busy city lives. To get on the water, they commissioned locally-built small... (Read More »)


Workshop – Project Inspired by Wealthy P. Nichols’ Tatted Bonnet


Make your own tatted bookmark and motif based on the patterns in Wealthy P. Nichols’ bonnet. On Wednesday Evening, January 2nd, 1907, Miss Wealthy P. Nichols was united in marriage to Frederick R. Poor, a Belfast businessman. Her wedding gown is now in the collection of the Penobscot Marine Museum as well as her shoes... (Read More »)


Workshop – Intro to Tatting


Tatting is a kind of lace handiwork that uses a small shuttle to create patterns out of a series of knots. Initially, it can be challenging to form the knots and determine the best placement of your hands. Once you’ve mastered that, you can create a large variety of projects.