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Showing events from Mar 27, 2015 to Jun 25, 2015

March 30

Sailing Skills and Seamanship

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

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Want to improve your sailing skills? Then Sailing Skills and Seamanship is the course for you. It is designed for both experienced and novice sailboat operators.

Topics include types of sailboats, equipment for your boat, how a boat sails, ...

April 11

43rd Annual Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime History Symposium

8:00AM - 4:30PM Special Events

Proving It: Maritime Investigations and Research

The 43rd Annual Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime History Symposium will be held Saturday, April 11, in Long Reach Hall.

The day's events will begin at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast and conclude in late afternoon ...

43rd Annual Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime History Symposium

8:00AM - 4:30PM Lectures & Book Talks

Proving It: Maritime Investigations and Research

The 43rd Annual Albert Reed & Thelma Walker Maritime History Symposium will be held Saturday, April 11, in Long Reach Hall.

The day's events will begin at 8 a.m. with a continental breakfast and conclude in late afternoon ...

April 16

Lecture: The Last Wooden Ship: The Records & Photographs of Phippsburg's Minott Shipyard

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

Mining the Collections Lecture Series

 

The Last Wooden Ship:  The Records & Photographs of Phippsburg's Minott Shipyard

 with Nathan Lipfert

 

From 1854 to 1904, Charles V. Minott Sr. and Jr. built ships at Phippsburg Center.  From their office in this Maine village, they managed a fleet that carried ...

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

River Cruises have ended for the 2014 season. Cruises will resume in Spring 2015.

From mid-June to late-October, Maine Maritime Museum conducts a variety of regularly scheduled river cruises that focus on viewing lighthouses in the ...

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Maine Maritime Museum

243 Washington Street
Bath, Maine 04530