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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.

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. 

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.

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.

Lecture: Photographing the Scenic Coast of Maine with Benjamin Williamson

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Bath resident and professional photographer Benjamin Williamson will share a variety of images, mostly local scenes, and the stories behind them. A lifelong fascination with weather and nature combined with a keen interest in man-made landscapes and human stories have resulted in a catalog of images that capture Maine at its most beautiful, sometimes terribly so. His photos have graced the covers and pages of many issues of Down East Magazine, where he was the photo editor and staff photographer for the last 6 years.

Free Admission Education Program: Whales

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

During your visit, drop by the museum history building for a 15-mniute lesson with one of our museum educators! Appropriate for the whole family. In this program, visitors will be learning basic anatomy and adaptations of the whales that we see in the Gulf of Maine. They will also learn why the Gulf of Maine draws whales to feed every summer, and how they are connected in the Gulf of Maine food web.  

Free Admission Education Program: Salt Marshes

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

During your visit, drop by the museum history building for a 15-mniute lesson with one of our museum educators! Appropriate for the whole family. In this program, visitors will be interacting with a model as they learn about the benefits of salt marshes as well as impacts of human activity and pollution on different water ecosystems.  

Cashes Ledge: Maine’s Lost World

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

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.

SeaChange: Artist Talk from the Gulf of Maine EcoArts Creative Team

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

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. 

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

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

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.

Moving Targets: Fishery Management in a Changing Marine Ecosystem

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

As New England ocean waters warm and ocean circulation changes, marine animals are moving from their preferred habitat to new locations. Does future fishery management need to adjust in response to the changing ecosystem? Susan Farady will introduce the challenges to creating marine  policy in a changing Gulf of Maine.

SeaChange: Researching Climate Change in the Gulf of Maine

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join Deborah Bronk, President and CEO of Bigelow Laboratories for Ocean Science as she surveys the state of cutting edge research on marine ecosystems and climate change conducted at Bigelow labs.

Mental Health for Changing Coastal Communities

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

In this free panel discussion, we will learn about the importance of mental health care, especially individuals in coastal communities who are directly dealing with the impacts of climate change.

The Food-Web Ecology of Fisheries in Cashes Ledge

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

Join Dr. Graham Sherwood, Researcher at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, for a free, in-person discussion of Cashes Ledge, the underwater mountain range in the Gulf of Maine, and its relationship to food-web ecologies.

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