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.

Lobster Days at Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Friday, July 2
10am-5pm
Included with Museum Admission

Come to the museum on Fridays this summer and meet our giant person-sized lobster! It’s a great photo opportunity! We’ll also have lobster trivia and temporary tattoos.

Themed Walking Tour: Authors & Artists

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Tuesday, July 6, click here to see available times
$25/family (up to 10 people)

Joseph Nicolar wrote about birchbark canoes. George Wasson wrote about the heyday of sailing on the Penobscot River as he summered on the WAVE CREST in Castine Harbor. E.B. White wrote of owning small boats - the FAINT ENDEAVOR, once owned by White, is now exhibited at PMM. Clara Blanchard was a 19th-century rising opera star. Contemporary artist Brian White was inspired by local fishermen. These are only a few of the many artists and authors represented by the collections at the Penobscot Marine Museum. This tour tells the stories of these individuals and uses their own words to connect with the objects and buildings in front of you.

Jr. Adventurers- Photography

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Wednesday, July 7
11am on Facebook Live (free)
10am-5pm in person (Included with museum admission)

Learn about the photography in the PMM photo archives and go on a scavenger hunt.

Member Mondays on Zoom – Rusticators on Penobscot Bay

Zoom

Monday, January 11
Noon and lasts around 20 minutes
FREE, Members Only

Curator Cipperly Good will present January’s Member Monday “Dressing for Winter.” Joanna Colcord and Antoinette Webber were born a decade apart, both daughters of Searsport Sea Captains.  Through their childhood winter outerwear, we learn about the joys and tragedies of children of merchant mariners.  While their fathers visited tropical climes, both girls experienced Maine winters surrounded by extended families.

Themed Walking Tour: Authors & Artists

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Tuesday, July 13, 5-8pmclick here to see available times
$25/family (up to 10 people)

Joseph Nicolar wrote about birchbark canoes. George Wasson wrote about the heyday of sailing on the Penobscot River as he summered on the WAVE CREST in Castine Harbor. E.B. White wrote of owning small boats - the FAINT ENDEAVOR, once owned by White, is now exhibited at PMM. Clara Blanchard was a 19th-century rising opera star. Contemporary artist Brian White was inspired by local fishermen. These are only a few of the many artists and authors represented by the collections at the Penobscot Marine Museum. This tour tells the stories of these individuals and uses their own words to connect with the objects and buildings in front of you.

Jr. Adventurers- Life at Sea

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Wednesday, July 14
11am on Facebook Live (free)
10am-5pm in person (Included with museum admission)

Find out more about life at sea and make your own knot board.

Discover the Penobscot Marine Museum through special crafts and activities. These weekly programs are designed for children and their families to have fun at the museum and with the museum from home. Each will explore a different topic and will include a craft to take home!

Lobster Days at Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Friday, July 16
10am-5pm
Included with Museum Admission

Come to the museum on Fridays this summer and meet our giant person-sized lobster! It’s a great photo opportunity! We’ll also have lobster trivia and temporary tattoos.

Themed Walking Tour: Trivia Night

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Tuesday, July 20, 5-8pm click here to see available times
$25/family (up to 10 people)

Put on your comfortable shoes and your thinking caps. Join us for this unique walking tour that incorporates fun local history with trivia! Choose to answer questions as you go, or go for the glory and record your answers to see who in your group gets the most right (clipboards, paper, and pencils provided). Trivia questions are taken from pop culture and general American history and relate to the topics being discussed.

Jr. Adventurers-Wild Weather

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Wednesday, July 21
11am on Facebook Live (free)
10am-5pm in person (Included with museum admission)

From tornados to wind and rain at sea, discover more about the weather and make your own water bottle tornado.

Lobster Days at Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Friday, July 23
10am-5pm
Included with Museum Admission

Come to the museum on Fridays this summer and meet our giant person-sized lobster! It’s a great photo opportunity! We’ll also have lobster trivia and temporary tattoos.