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Event Series Gallery Docent Tours

Gallery Docent Tours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Included with admission, start your visit to Maine Maritime Museum with a volunteer gallery docent to learn about the various paintings and artifacts on display, the relevance of maritime history and culture to the region, and what sets Maine Maritime Museum apart.

Event Series Donnell House Winter Hours

Donnell House Winter Hours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Experience what life in Bath was like during the Victorian era in the Donnell House, an 1892 shipyard owner’s home. As your tour the interior, docents will introduce you to the Donnells, one of Bath’s shipbuilding families. The house that stands today reflects the fortune that the family patriarch, William T. Donnell, made from his company. The interior of the home is set in period décor including numerous items that belonged to the family.

Event Series Gallery Docent Tours

Gallery Docent Tours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Included with admission, start your visit to Maine Maritime Museum with a volunteer gallery docent to learn about the various paintings and artifacts on display, the relevance of maritime history and culture to the region, and what sets Maine Maritime Museum apart.

Event Series Donnell House Winter Hours

Donnell House Winter Hours

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Experience what life in Bath was like during the Victorian era in the Donnell House, an 1892 shipyard owner’s home. As your tour the interior, docents will introduce you to the Donnells, one of Bath’s shipbuilding families. The house that stands today reflects the fortune that the family patriarch, William T. Donnell, made from his company. The interior of the home is set in period décor including numerous items that belonged to the family.

Cashes Ledge: Maine’s Lost World

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

February 23, 6:00 p.m. | This lecture will provide deep insight into Dr. Steneck’s extensive research on Cashes Ledge in the Gulf of Maine, which, when he observed it, was as close to Maine’s pristine ecosystem prior to European arrival as one could find. Learn how Cashes Ledge, a nutrient-rich ecosystem 80 miles off the Maine coast, has survived when many other marine ecosystems suffer the effects of warming waters and human activity.

*POSTPONED* Artist Talk from the Gulf of Maine EcoArts Creative Team

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

March 2, 6:00 p.m. | The creative team behind the Gulf of Maine EcoArts and the designers of the SeaChange exhibit will introduce their artistic inspirations and collaborative process using the arts to advocate for ocean conservation. Take a behind-the-scenes look at how this immersive exhibit was created and the impact the artists hope it achieves. 

STEAMbox Family Workshop: How do Ships Float?!

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

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!

Environmental Advocacy and the Arts: Telling the Gulf of Maine’s Story

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

March 23, 6:00 p.m. | Join us for Environmental Advocacy and the Arts: Telling the Gulf of Maine’s Story, featuring the creative team behind SeaChange: Darkness and Light in the Gulf of Maine, as well as experts in their fields to discussion the important and emerging relationship between environmental advocacy and the arts.

School Vacation Free Program: What’s a Scrimshaw??

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Drop by Maine Maritime Museum between 11 & 2 for this pop-up lesson during school vacation week! Being a sailor involved living at sea for years at a time. Come learn about a sailor's life on boats and one of their most popular activities during times of stillness—scrimshaw. visitors will explore the different examples we have on collection and try their hand at their own designs. Admission is free for members and children 17 & under; adults are $20.

School Vacation Free Program: What’s a Shell Midden??

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME, United States

Drop by Maine Maritime Museum between 11 & 2 for this pop-up activity during school vacation week! In this experience, visitors will learn about shell middens, why they are important and what they can teach us. Through hands-on engagement, together we will take part in the exploring of a recreation of a midden. Admission is free for members and children 17 & under; adults are $20.

Maine Maritime Museum