OPEN DAILY 9:30 to 5

African American Maritime History in Maine

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

A native of Portland and at least the eighth generation of his family to be born in Cumberland County, Bob Greene is a retired journalist and genealogist who has researched the Black history of his native state for years. He helped with the seminal work, “Maine’s Visible Black History, The First Chronicle of its People,” which was co-authored by H.H. Price and Gerald E. Talbot. Greene will expand our understanding of Maine’s maritime heritage to include Black contributions and histories that were always present but often overlooked. This event is FREE, but preregistration is required.

Free

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.

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

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.

Recurring

Boatshop Workshop: Shaker Box Making

Maine Maritime Museum 243 Washington St, Bath, ME

The Shakers are famous for their simple and elegant designs, and the Shaker oval box is no exception. Over two evenings in the Boatshop, you’ll build a set of three nesting oval boxes using boatbuilding techniques such as clinch nailing and steam bending. No experience is required; this class is a fantastic introduction to woodworking. Boxes are made from cherry and cedar, and all materials are provided. October 12 & 13, 5-8 pm December 7-8, 5-8pm Cost: $120 nonmembers, $100 members

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.

Maine Maritime Museum