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.

Eric Hopkins: Shells – Fish – Shellfish

Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery 11 Church St., Searsport

Opening reception Friday, July 25, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Capturing Eric Hopkins’ life-long fascination with life from the sea, this major retrospective includes paintings, monotypes, and glass and wood sculpture, much of which has not been seen before.

Free

“Do It Your Way”: Gee’s Bend Quilts & Quilters in Maine

Main Street Gallery 40 East Main Street, Searsport

Opening reception Saturday, August 2, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Generously sponsored by Fiber College of Maine and the Emily and William Muir Community Fund of the Maine Community Foundation

Gee’s Bend quilts have been hailed by the New York Times as “some of the most miraculous works of modern art America has produced”. Gee’s Bend is a tiny remote town in rural Alabama. For decades the women of Gee’s Bend made quilts to keep their families warm, creating their own designs in isolation.

Free

The Photography of Antonia Small

Main Street Gallery 40 East Main Street, Searsport

Opening reception Saturday, September 13, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Antonia Small’s lovely photographs bear witness to remarkable people in coastal villages doing whatever they can to keep the ancient link to fishing and to the sea alive.

Free

Opening Reception for 2015 Season

PMM Visitors Center 2 Church St., Searsport, ME

On Friday, May 22nd from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm the public is invited to the opening reception for the 2015 season, which will be held in the newly renovated Visitors Center on the Crescent, 2 Church Street, Searsport.

Free