Showing events from Apr 26, 2015 to Jul 25, 2015

April 29

Shaker Box Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

This popular workshop is ideal for the beginner to intermediate woodworker.  In just two short sessions you’ll gain the skills to build a hand crafted set of shaker boxes.  Each box is built of cherry, copper tacks, and cedar, and serves as an elegant storage container.  If you’ve ever wanted ...

May 7

Lecture: Charting the World: Looking Beyond the Lines

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures & Book Talks

Mining the Collections Lecture Series

Join Ian Fowler acting Director of Osher Map Library Smith Center for Cartographic Education as he illustrates the value of a good map and guides us through the hidden information often contained within them. Hand-drawn maps are works of ...

May 14

Lecture: History Documented In Film

6:30PM - 8:00PM Lectures & Book Talks

Mining the Collections Lecture Series

Movies have documented world culture for more than one hundred years. Since Thomas Edison introduced the movie camera in 1893, amateur and professional filmmakers have used motion pictures to tell stories, record communities, explain the work of business and ...

May 26

Boatshop Workshop: Nautical Carving

5:00PM - 7:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this three session class, expect to learn the basics of carving trailboards and nautical reliefs with local carver Richard Spear.  Students are encouraged to bring an idea for a carving or to gather inspiration from the exhibit Ingrained:  The Art of the Shipcarver, currently on view in the museum's ...

June 1

Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

6:00PM - 8:00PM Courses & Instruction

Navigating Mid-Coast Maine

 Here are three easy ways to make boating more enjoyable:

First, learn the basics about the information found on nautical charts.

Second, have your charts out where you can use them when enjoying Maine's beautiful mid-coast waters.

Third, learn about ...

June 12

River Cruises

All Day Lighthouse & River Cruises

Cruises will be running Summer 2015. For up-to-date information and cruise schedules, join our mailing list.

Maine Maritime Museum conducts a variety of regularly scheduled river cruises that focus on viewing lighthouses in the ...

July 14

Boatshop Workshop: Traditional Nautical Block Making

5:00PM - 8:00PM Boatshop Workshops

In this class, students will make a wooden block, complete with a becket and hand-turned wooden sheave.  Students will shape and rivet the block together with copper rivets and turn the sheave on the shop's lathe.  The end result will be a fully functional block that can be used on ...

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530