OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

Community Day

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join us for our annual kick-off to the summer season! Admission is FREE and cruise tickets are just $10 (available at the door). Don't miss the raising of the flags over the Wyoming with a cannon salute at noon. Plus, tour the historic Percy & Small Shipyard, enjoy traditional skills demonstrations, and explore all of the museum's exhibits.

Virtual Lecture: Maine Seafaring Families and the Atlantic Slave Trade

Kate McMahon, a leading scholar in New England’s complicity in the Atlantic Slave Trade, will share her latest research that implicates Maine ship captains, shipbuilding families, and the direct and indirect ways Maine’s shipbuilding industry perpetuated an American economy built on stolen labor.

Free

Wine and Paint Workshop: Intro to Painting the Ocean

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Artist and professor Zach Horn (Looking for Winslow Homer) leads this introductory workshop providing techniques and inspiration for painting the ocean. All material is provided, no experience necessary.

Zach Horn Artist Talk

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Learn about the creation of _Looking for Winslow Homer_ in this free artist talk.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 1

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Opera Maine Concert

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Opera Maine is the Maine’s only professional opera company. Together with internationally recognized conductors, directors, and opera singers, Opera Maine presents original, creative, and inspiring productions.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 2

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students: Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Boatshop Workshop: Building an Adirondack Chair

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join us in the historic Percy & Small Shipyard at the museum for our third-annual outdoor Adirondack chair class! Learn to build your own Adirondack chair using the same cedar that the Boatshop uses to plank boats. Bring a lunch or grab a bite at the Sail Shed and spend the day building, then end the day enjoying the breeze off the Kennebec while you kick back in your new chair. No woodworking experience is necessary, just a willingness to work hard and a love of comfortable chairs. Cost: members $225, nonmember $245

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 3

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students: Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Recurring

Gallery Yoga with Johnna Stanton

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

60 minute, all-ages yoga hosted in Zach Horn's new art installation Looking for Winslow Homer featuring large scale artworks and soundscapes inspired by the Maine coast.  

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 4

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students: Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Recurring

Gallery Yoga with Johnna Stanton

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

60 minute, all-ages yoga hosted in Zach Horn's new art installation Looking for Winslow Homer featuring large scale artworks and soundscapes inspired by the Maine coast.  

Andrea Doria: A Famous Sea Disaster and a Survivor’s Story

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Julia Hansen survived the famous shipwreck of the transatlantic passenger vessel, Andrea Doria, in 1956. In addition to sharing the history of this passenger vessel, Julia will recount her personal story of being rescued at sea as a young girl and provide insights to the bygone era of Atlantic passenger travel. 

Maine Maritime Museum 60th Anniversary Gala

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join us in the Percy & Small Shipyard for one incredible evening to celebrate Maine Maritime Museum's 60th anniversary, supporting the Mary E and preservation of traditional maritime skills. This special event will feature live and silent auctions, music, dancing, dinner by Churchill Events, and more.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 5

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Recurring

Gallery Yoga with Johnna Stanton

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

60 minute, all-ages yoga hosted in Zach Horn's new art installation Looking for Winslow Homer featuring large scale artworks and soundscapes inspired by the Maine coast.  

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 6

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Recurring

Gallery Yoga with Johnna Stanton

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

60 minute, all-ages yoga hosted in Zach Horn's new art installation Looking for Winslow Homer featuring large scale artworks and soundscapes inspired by the Maine coast.  

Lecture: Investigating Authenticity, South Asian Export Art

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

This talk examines the flexible definition (and boundaries) of "India" throughout the centuries, as well as the complexities associated with authenticity. This relates both to the long legacy of forgeries and fakes produced in South Asia, as well as the problems inherent in Western collectors' ambitions to acquire authentic portrayals of the region and its peoples. These issues all beg the question of how best to categorize objects that, from their origin and by their nature, belie simple classification.

Kennebec Explorers Day Camp: Week 7

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

For rising 2nd - 5th grade students, Kennebec Explorers Day Camp will foster your child’s exploration of earth and ocean sciences through creative hands-on learning and fun.

Mariners’ Adventure Camp

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Give your child (rising 6th - 8th grade) a chance of a lifetime to learn what it took to be a mariner in the Golden Age of Sail! Maine Maritime Museum (MMM) and Maine’s First Ship (MFS) have teamed up to design and lead this week-long experience of the life, skill, and adventure of Maine mariners and boatbuilders, past and present

Coal and Ice: Shoshannah White Artist Talk

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join Shoshannah White, featured artist in the Uncharted: Maine Artists, Maine Waters exhibition series, as she delves into her inspirations and creative process behind her Strata photograms.

Historic Downtown Bath Walking Tour

Linwood E. Temple Waterfront Park 61 Commercial St., Bath, ME

Meg Barker, of Embark Maine Tours, will lead this 90 minute tour and introduce how the City of Bath has changed over history and the important monuments and buildings that continue to stand today.

Historic Bath Neighborhood Walking Tour

Library Park 43 Summer Street, Bath

Meg Barker, of Embark Maine Tours, will lead this 90 minute tour and introduce how the City of Bath has changed over history and the important monuments and buildings that continue to stand today.

Historic Downtown Bath Walking Tour

Linwood E. Temple Waterfront Park 61 Commercial St., Bath, ME

Meg Barker, of Embark Maine Tours, will lead this 90 minute tour and introduce how the City of Bath has changed over history and the important monuments and buildings that continue to stand today.

Historic Bath Neighborhood Walking Tour

Library Park 43 Summer Street, Bath

Meg Barker of Embark Maine Tours will lead this 75-minute walking tour of Bath's historic neighborhood and introduce the architectural and family histories behind these homes.

Boatshop Workshop: Building a Fireside Stool

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

This solid three-legged pine stool has no fasteners and is held together only with tight joinery (and a lick of wood glue). It is perfect for sitting by the fire, working in the home shop, or as a perch for your cat. No woodworking experience is necessary to build this beautiful and functional work of art -- over 200 have been built by our 5th to 8th-grade boatbuilding students. November 9 & 10, 5-8pm Cost: members $93; nonmembers $113

STEAMbox Family Workshop: Maine Fish and Gyotaku Prints

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Maine has a long history of fishing from salmon and trout to whales and lobster. The fishing industry has evolved over the years and Maine has evolved with it. Come and learn about the fish that can be found from the Kennebec River to the Gulf of Maine and take part in a traditional printing technique from our sister town of Shariki, Japan.

STEAMbox Family Workshop: Logbooks and Bookbinding

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Calling all future-captains and crew! Prepare for your future journeys by learning the importance of keeping a logbook to record your adventures. Take inspiration as you examine real logbooks from our museum collection and learn some bookmaking techniques to craft your own logbook from scratch.

STEAMbox Family Workshop: Winter Estuary Ecology Walk

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Frozen marshlands and snowy grounds make winter the best time to study, track and acquaint yourself with the remarkable animals of the Kennebec Estuary. Explore the most active sections of Maine Maritime Museum’s 20+ acre riverfront campus to identify, follow, and understand what animal tracks can tell us about this wildly diverse ecosystem. All ages welcome. This program will be hosted outside on museum grounds. Please wear appropriate winter gear.

STEAMbox Family Workshop: A Sailor’s Pastime: Scrimshaw/Knot Tying

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Being a sailor involved living at sea for years at a time. While it was adventurous and exciting, there could also be times of stillness. Whalers might have gone months without seeing a whales or port. So, what would a sailor do with all of that downtime? Come learn about a sailor’s life on the boats that sailed the world. Try your hand at carving scrimshaw or learning to tie knots.

STEAMbox Family Workshop: How do Ships Float?!

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Ever wonder how the 6 mast, 450ft Wyoming boat kept afloat while carrying 6,000 tons of coal? Join us as we learn about and experiment with concepts such as density, buoyancy and displacement. Then, test your knowledge as you create a boat and see how much weight it can carry and still float!

STEAMbox Family Workshop: Plankton! Oceans’ Tiny Creatures

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Come explore the microscopic world of plankton. The basis of our food web and responsible, in part, for the air we breathe, these microscopic organisms can be found in the waters of the Kennebec. Learn how to collect them and find them under a microscope. Then, use your knowledge to create you own plankton model in a race to the bottom.

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