Past Exhibits

Gone Fishing!

The new show explores the world of Maine’s commercial fisheries through exhibits and programs that will entertain and educate children and adults alike. The featured exhibit, The Net Result: Our Evolving Fisheries, uses the Museum’s photo collection from the National Fisherman publication to form the backbone of this exhibit, focusing on the commercial fishing industry… (Read More »)

Penobscot Marine Museum Celebrates Maine’s Sense Of Place

On view at PMM from May 28 through October 16, 2016 Inspired by the 100th anniversary of “Maine Postcard Day”, Penobscot Marine Museum presents Wish You Were Here: Communicating Maine, a hundred years of images which have been used to communicate the unique qualities of Maine to the outside world. With photographic postcards, photography, and… (Read More »)

Memoirs of War: A Soldier’s Seabag

The story of ten Maine veterans’ wartime experiences from WW II to the present, as told through their mementos and souvenirs.  This exhibit was designed and curated by the Senior Class of Searsport District High School. Memoirs of War: A Soldier’s Seabag in PMM’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery, 11 Church Street

Disorganized and Defeated: The Battle for Penobscot Bay 1779

In PMM’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street. The newly acquired court-martial papers of Commodore Dudley Saltonstall will be displayed for the first time in this exhibit examining the effects of the Revolutionary War on the citizens of Penobscot Bay.  This exhibit coincides with  replica of the Revolutionary War period frigate L’HERMIONE’s arrival in… (Read More »)

Fish, Wind and Tide: Art and Technology of Maine’s Resources

Saturday, May 24 through Sunday, October 19 Opening reception Friday, May 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Penobscot Marine Museum’s Main Street Gallery, 40 East Main Street Using interactive displays and photographs, Fish, Wind and Tide: Art and Technology of Maine’s Resources explores the history of Maine’s fisheries, historic coastal tide mills, and wind… (Read More »)

Eric Hopkins: Shells – Fish – Shellfish

Monday, June 16 through Sunday, October 19 Opening reception Friday, July 25, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm This exhibit is in Penobscot Marine Museum’s Douglas and Margaret Carver Memorial Art Gallery, 11 Church Street Capturing Eric Hopkins’ life-long fascination with life from the sea, this major retrospective includes paintings, monotypes, and glass and wood sculpture,… (Read More »)