Saturday, February 21, 11 am, Portland Museum of Art
Free for MMM and PMA members, $5 for non-members
The Portland Museum of Art and Maine Maritime Museum collaborate on this illustrated presentation about the naval war of 1812 in Maine, using works from the Maine Maritime Museum's collection as examples. James L. Nelson, award-winning author and former Education Coordinator at MMM, will discuss the impact of the conflict on Portland's history.
Learn more here.
In Notes From the Orlop, Curator of Exhibits Chris Hall shares insight on some of the most extrodinary, intriguing, and unexpected items in the museum's collection, from this 14-ton engine to 19th century brooches made of human hair. Check it out!
Are you one of Maine’s nearly 6,000 licensed lobstermen? Then Maine Maritime Museum wants to include YOU in the story of Lobstering & the Maine Coast, our renovated and expanded exhibition about the lobster fishery, opening summer 2015. Get all the details here.