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The Northeast by Eastern Screening and Live Score

On Monday, November 14, 2016, Penobscot Marine Museum presents the Sumner McKane film, The Northeast by Eastern, with live score performed by Sumner McKane and Josh Robbins. The Northeast by Eastern combines Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company’s comprehensive collection of early 20th century photographs with archival film footage, interviews, oral histories, a musical soundtrack featuring… (Read More »)

Searsport High School Students Launch Their Boats

Ten students from Searsport District High School with nine community volunteers, and master boat-builder Greg Rossel have been working together since mid-January building two Shellback Dinghies for the class The Geometry of Boat Building. The dinghies, which the students will launch at Searsport Town Dock on Thursday, May 26 at noon, are small sail boats… (Read More »)

Free Admission For Waldo County Towns At Penobscot Marine Museum

Penobscot Marine Museum opens for the season on Saturday, May 28th and is inaugurating a new program to offer residents of each town in Waldo County free admission to the museum for a week.  Each town’s free week is listed below.  Residents of Lincolnville and Islesboro will kick off the program with free admission to Penobscot Marine Museum… (Read More »)

Museum To Host Open House For Local Businesses

Owners and staff of area businesses are invited to a party and special preview of Penobscot Marine Museum’s 2016 exhibits on Wednesday, May 18th, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The museum’s theme Wish You Were here: Communicating Maine includes several exhibits; Historic Maine: A Postcard View, Acadia National Park: A Postcard View, and Maine:… (Read More »)

Wine Tasting Event to Benefit Penobscot Marine Museum

Taste delicious locally crafted wine Thursday, April 21st from 5-7 pm at The Good Kettle in Stockton Springs. The wine tasting event will introduce you to Maine vineyards from across the state, with 10 % of the proceeds benefiting the Penobscot Marine Museum. The Good Kettle offers a wide selection of wine for a range… (Read More »)

Experience Maritime Maine To Hold Stakeholder Meeting In April

Experience Maritime Maine, a partnership of maritime-related organizations, businesses, and coastal communities working together to promote and preserve Maine’s unique maritime culture through heritage tourism efforts, is having its third bi-annual Stakeholder Meeting Thursday, April 7, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Sail, Power & Steam Museum, 75 Mechanic Street, Rockland, Maine. Guest… (Read More »)