Celebrate National Library Week with the Nathan R. Lipfert Research Library 

April 23 – 29 marks National Library Week, an annual celebration highlighting the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. Libraries come in all shapes and sizes: small and large, physical … Read more

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Announcing SeaChange: Darkness and Light in the Gulf of Maine

Maine Maritime Museum Announces Opening of “SeaChange: Darkness and Light in the Gulf of Maine” Exhibit on February 3 New exhibit looks at the collective human impact on our shared oceans through the works of Maine artists and students in … Read more

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Free Admission Weekends at Maine Maritime Museum

Bath Savings sponsors free admission weekends in January, February, and March. BATH, Maine – As part of its ongoing commitment to improving accessibility, Maine Maritime Museum is offering free admission to all weekend visitors in January, February, and March of … Read more

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Maine Maritime Museum Announces New Director of Curatorial Affairs

Samantha Sauer named the new director of curatorial affairs at Maine Maritime Museum. BATH, Maine – Maine Maritime Museum has named Samantha Sauer as its new director of curatorial affairs. Sauer is a mission-driven museum and cultural heritage professional with … Read more

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Introducing our STEAMbox Family Workshop 2022-23 Schedule

STEAMbox Returns for 2022-2023 Come join us for our STEAMbox program, where you will explore maritime topics through hands-on learning in STEM + the Arts. Create, build and problem solve to figure out how large ships are able to float, … Read more

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Announcing the Opening of “Zach Horn: Looking for Winslow Homer” Exhibit on June 25

New exhibit looks at Maine’s coast through the lens of Winslow Homer as seen by artist Zach Horn… Read more

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Chris Timm named Executive Director

After an extensive search, Maine Maritime Museum’s search committee voted unanimously to offer Chris Timm the position as the museum’s new executive director. … Read more

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Collections Corner: Captain Warren of Maine

How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love X-Rays Captain Warren of Maine, an 1855 oil painting by Italian artist Carlo Chelli, is still something of a mystery for the Curatorial team. This portrait went unsold at auction in 2020 … Read more

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Introducing the Sail Shed Café

In March of 2021, Mollie Jellison and her father Terry Geaghan found themselves in a pickle. Mollie had recently moved back to Maine with her family to start a restaurant with her father; they had a talented front-of-house team, a … Read more

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May 14 is Community Day

We officially declare May 14 the start of the 2022 summer season! Featuring free admission, discounted cruises, and guided tours, Community Day kicks off with members from each decade of the museum’s 60-year history raising the flags over the Wyoming … Read more

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