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

Art Market @Waterfall Arts

Waterfall Arts 256 High St., Belfast, ME

Come visit our new festival booth at the Art Market.

Elixir of the Sea

The Edge 23 Stonecoast Rd., Lincolnville

Cocktail party at The Edge, located in Lincolnville, Maine. Food and drink by Trillium Caterers. Watch for your invitation.

Member Monday – with Curator Cipperly Good Sharing New PMM Acquisitions


Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott painting of fishing schooners off Monhegan Island, 1881. 2022.1.1, Gift of Stephen H. Israel. Cipperly Good, Richard Saltonstall Jr. Curator of Maritime History, will share some of our newest acquisitions, including this Samuel Peter Rolt Triscott painting. Member Mondays are included as a member benefit and feature intimate monthly Zoom lunchtime programs... (Read More »)

Volunteer Meeting for Twilight Tours


The Penobscot Marine Museum is looking for volunteers to portray the spirits of historic sailors, sea captains, and their families at our outdoor October 14th Twilight Tours. Memorize a script or improvise your own persona! You can have fun with it or make it creepy as you share tragic stories with local ties of those... (Read More »)

Fling into Fall

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

During Searsport’s annual Fling into Fall, bring your phone or camera, grab a prop or costume, and get your photo taken in front of Penobscot Marine Museum’s photo backdrop. You’ll look like you’re on a 19th-century sailing vessel! Photo booth available from 10am to noon. Also as part of our Fling into Fall festivities, local... (Read More »)

Twilight Tours

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Meet the spirits of those lost at sea - a ghost ship, a waterspout, Confederates, yellow fever, and a menagerie at the bottom of the ocean are just a few of the plots visitors may encounter on Twilight Tours. This is an outdoor evening event with volunteer actors stationed in entranceways and other locations throughout... (Read More »)

$8 – $10

Member Monday – “State of the Museum”


Executive Director Karen Smith will provide a brief update on the "State of the Museum" with highlights from the 2022 season, a glimpse at some new accessions, and a look to the year ahead. Member Mondays are included as a member benefit and feature intimate monthly Zoom lunchtime programs about objects and photographs in our collection... (Read More »)

Stories from the Spirits of Sea-Goers III video

Premiering on Facebook and YouTube The people of Searsport and Penobscot Bay have a long history of going to sea. In letters, diaries, logbooks, photos, newspaper articles, and stories passed down through generations, they recorded their experiences. Quiet days, adventure, tragedy, and heroism each take their turn. This third installment of “Stories from the Spirits... (Read More »)