A Sailor’s Treasure: Sea Chests & Curiosities

Sea chests provided a secure place for sailors to store their personal belongings—from everyday essentials to exotic curios. This exhibit examines the function and decoration of these chests and allows…

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Collections Uncharted: Discovering New Narratives

Maine Maritime Museum has cultivated a collection of over 20,000 objects related to the state’s extensive maritime history and global influence. While the collection has consistently grown over the last…

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Title: Lost and Found: Sounds of the Maine Coast by Dianne Ballon

Lost and Found: Sounds of the Maine Coast by Dianne Ballon

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A collaboration between Dianne Ballon and Maine Maritime Museum that investigates the significant role of sound in maritime environments. The exhibition will encourage visitors to think critically about the soundscapes…

Sustaining Maine’s Waters: Understanding the Changing Gulf of Maine

The Gulf of Maine and its watershed are unique. They have played a large role in the state’s development and humans have played a large part in how they have…

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Upta Camp

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Maine camps are as much a tradition as they are a place. They are the embodiment of leisure and sport. But most importantly, Maine camps are an immense cultural resource…