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Artist Talk: Daisy Braun

Daisy Braun, a featured artist in Uncharted: Maine Artists | Maine Waters exhibition series, will discuss her inspirations and process in designing her current installation, Meeting the Current. Daisy’s monumental sculptures inspired by microscopic plankton species brings attention to the delicate balance of ocean eco-systems and our dependence on their survival. Her creativity is inspired by conversations with real-world conservation and oceanographic scientists studying the Gulf of Maine.

Opera Maine Concert

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.

Virtual Lecture: Winslow Homer: Painting Maine’s Coast

Diana Greenwald, Lunder Curator of American Art at the Smithsonian’s Freer & Sackler Galleries, and former Curator of American Art at Portland Museum of Art, will discuss the importance of the Maine coast in inspiring Winslow Homer’s prints and paintings and the impact his artist had in shaping the legacy of American art. 

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

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

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. {{ vc_btn: title=BUY+TICKETS&color=danger&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fmainemaritimemuseum.ejoinme.org%252FMyEvents%252FMaineMaritimeMuseumGala2022%252Ftabid%252F1246184%252FDefault.aspx%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Boatshop Workshop: Nautical Inspired Charcuterie or Cribbage Board

Do you love playing games or hosting dinner parties? Spend two evenings in our boatshop making something you can show off next time. We will teach you how to make a board in a fun nautical inspired shape. This board could be finished in food safe oil and used to serve food on or with slight modification in plans can be turned into a cribbage board to keep score on. These make great holiday gifts and no experience is required. All materials included and please bring your creativity. Cost: members $86, nonmembers $106 {{ vc_btn: title=Get+Tickets&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252F3306a.blackbaudhosting.com%252F3306a%252Fpackagetickets%253Ftab%253D3%2526txobjid%253D38c6c914-6674-4d70-b525-8c0c40a27160%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Boatshop Workshop: Oar Making (Three Sessions)

Spend time in our Boatshop and learn how to make a set of oars out of coastal Maine spruce. We teach a simple yet elegant design that is functional and worthy of display. No experience is necessary as we will walk you through the steps and tools required to complete this project. You will use traditional hand tools including spokeshaves and draw knives and finish the oars with traditional leatherwork. The fun doesn't stop at the end of this class because you’ll get to take home a set of oars that you can use for years to come! Cost: Members $320; nonmembers $340 Three Sessions: Wednesdays 5 - 8 pm October 19, October 26 & November 26 {{ vc_btn: title=Get+Tickets&link=url%3Ahttp%253A%252F%252F3306a.blackbaudhosting.com%252F3306a%252Fpackagetickets%253Ftab%253D3%2526txobjid%253D2a39dc75-da8a-481f-9937-27753d3b4b7b%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Boatshop Workshop: Oar Making (Three Sessions)

Spend time in our Boatshop and learn how to make a set of oars out of coastal Maine spruce. We teach a simple yet elegant design that is functional and worthy of display. No experience is necessary as we will walk you through the steps and tools required to complete this project. You will use traditional hand tools including spokeshaves and draw knives and finish the oars with traditional leatherwork. The fun doesn't stop at the end of this class because you’ll get to take home a set of oars that you can use for years to come! Cost: Members $320; nonmembers $340 Three Sessions: Wednesdays 5 - 8 pm October 19, October 26 & November 26 {{ vc_btn: title=Get+Tickets&link=url%3Ahttp%253A%252F%252F3306a.blackbaudhosting.com%252F3306a%252Fpackagetickets%253Ftab%253D3%2526txobjid%253D2a39dc75-da8a-481f-9937-27753d3b4b7b%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Boatshop Workshop: Oar Making (Three Sessions)

Spend time in our Boatshop and learn how to make a set of oars out of coastal Maine spruce. We teach a simple yet elegant design that is functional and worthy of display. No experience is necessary as we will walk you through the steps and tools required to complete this project. You will use traditional hand tools including spokeshaves and draw knives and finish the oars with traditional leatherwork. The fun doesn't stop at the end of this class because you’ll get to take home a set of oars that you can use for years to come! Cost: Members $320; nonmembers $340 Three Sessions: Wednesdays 5 - 8 pm October 19, October 26 & November 26 {{ vc_btn: title=Get+Tickets&link=url%3Ahttp%253A%252F%252F3306a.blackbaudhosting.com%252F3306a%252Fpackagetickets%253Ftab%253D3%2526txobjid%253D2a39dc75-da8a-481f-9937-27753d3b4b7b%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

Boatshop Workshop: Building a Fireside Stool

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 {{ vc_btn: title=Get+Tickets&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252F3306a.blackbaudhosting.com%252F3306a%252Fpackagetickets%253Ftab%253D3%2526txobjid%253D569ed0e4-2851-4f5e-940d-28512b4077a8%7Ctarget%3A_blank }}

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