Past Exhibits

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 »)

“Do It Your Way”: Gee’s Bend Quilts & Quilters in Maine

Saturday, August 2 through Sunday, September 7 Opening reception Saturday, August 2, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Generously sponsored by Fiber College of Maine and the Emily and William Muir Community Fund of the Maine Community Foundation. To view the complete lineup of our Gee’s Bend events, click here. Gee’s Bend quilts have been hailed… (Read More »)

Photography exhibits in the Main Street Gallery

Maritime Muse – Inspired By the Sea Saturday, May 24, through Thursday, June 26 Opening reception Friday, May 23, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm This historically significant group of silver gelatin photographs by Dean Kotula offers an exciting and rare glimpse of foreign factory ships fishing in U.S. waters. After 1975, every foreign vessel fishing… (Read More »)

Photography News

Boothbay Railway Village in Boothbay, Maine Saturday, May 3 from 1:30 – 3:00 pm The Boothbay Railway Village in partnership with the Boothbay Region Historical Society will host Kevin Johnson, photo archivist for the Penobscot Marine Museum in Searsport, Maine for an illustrated talk entitled Boothbay: The Postcard View; Selections from the Eastern Illustrating &… (Read More »)