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.

This programming has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in these programs, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit the National Endowment for the Humanities website here https://www.neh.gov.

Peek into Paintings on Facebook Live

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Friday, October 16
Noon
FREE

Join us at Facebook.com/Penobscot as Museum Educator Sarah Cole uses high resolution images of our paintings to zoom in on all the details. See our paintings as never before! Learn about the artist and the history and geography behind the subject of the painting. Post your questions and comments during the live session.

Last Night at the Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Friday, October 16th Date changed to Sunday, October 18th
5-8pm
$20/family (up to 10 people)

Walk around the Penobscot Marine Museum campus meeting spirits of past locals and sea-goers and hearing their tales of tragedy and adventure. This event is family-friendly, but could be scary for some. Flashlights and warm clothing are encouraged. Face coverings are required. Tickets can be purchased here.

Last Night at the Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum 2 Church Street, Searsport

Friday, October 17th Date changed to Sunday, October 18th
5-8pm
$20/family (up to 10 people)

Walk around the Penobscot Marine Museum campus meeting spirits of past locals and sea-goers and hearing their tales of tragedy and adventure. This event is family-friendly, but could be scary for some. Flashlights and warm clothing are encouraged. Face coverings are required. Tickets can be purchased here.

Member Mondays on Zoom

Zoom

Monday, October 19
Noon and lasts around 20 minutes
FREE, Members Only

Join Penobscot Marine Museum Curatorial Staff for live lunchtime Zoom presentations. Rotating between Curator Cipperly Good, Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson, and Digital Collections Curator Matt Wheeler, each week a different staff member will focus on one of their favorite artifacts or collections. Enjoy close up views and interesting stories, plus an opportunity to ask your own questions and chat with PMM staff!

Facebook Live Puppet Show

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Tuesday, October 20
11am
FREE

Penobscot Marine Museum’s weekly puppet shows make history fascinating. Join us every Tuesday in October at 11am at Facebook.com/Penobscot. This series will mainly use shadow puppetry to illustrate exciting true stories from the sea. The puppet show programs will be hosted by the cat puppet Mr. Ropes and will feature a 3-5 minute shadow puppet show plus additional conversation and fun facts. Catch up on our summer puppet shows here.

October Speaker Series on Zoom: Marine Art by the Buttersworth Family with Educator Sarah Cole

Zoom

October 22
6pm
Free, registration required

PMM Museum Educator Sarah Cole will present a look at master paintings of marine art by the Buttersworth family. Using the advantages of an entirely digital presentation, she will take her time exploring the paintings and zooming in to closely examine the minute details these men spent the time to include in their images. She will also explore a little bit of the events and places these paintings depict. Register

Peek into Paintings on Facebook Live

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Friday, October 23
Noon
FREE

Join us at Facebook.com/Penobscot as Museum Educator Sarah Cole uses high resolution images of our paintings to zoom in on all the details. See our paintings as never before! Learn about the artist and the history and geography behind the subject of the painting. Post your questions and comments during the live session.

Peek into Paintings on Facebook Live

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Friday, October 23
Noon
FREE

Join us at Facebook.com/Penobscot as Museum Educator Sarah Cole uses high resolution images of our paintings to zoom in on all the details. See our paintings as never before! Learn about the artist and the history and geography behind the subject of the painting. Post your questions and comments during the live session.

Member Mondays on Zoom

Zoom

Monday, October 26
Noon and lasts around 20 minutes
FREE, Members Only

Join Penobscot Marine Museum Curatorial Staff for live lunchtime Zoom presentations. Rotating between Curator Cipperly Good, Photo Archivist Kevin Johnson, and Digital Collections Curator Matt Wheeler, each week a different staff member will focus on one of their favorite artifacts or collections. Enjoy close up views and interesting stories, plus an opportunity to ask your own questions and chat with PMM staff!

Facebook Live Puppet Show

Facebook.com/Penobscot https://www.facebook.com/Penobscot

Tuesday, October 27
11am
FREE

Penobscot Marine Museum’s weekly puppet shows make history fascinating. Join us every Tuesday in October at 11am at Facebook.com/Penobscot. This series will mainly use shadow puppetry to illustrate exciting true stories from the sea. The puppet show programs will be hosted by the cat puppet Mr. Ropes and will feature a 3-5 minute shadow puppet show plus additional conversation and fun facts. Catch up on our summer puppet shows here.