Good food and lively conversation are on the menu Tuesday, January 9, 2018 when the Castine Woman’s Club and the Wilson Museum co-host a mid-winter, noon-time, community luncheon. Dig in to delicious beef stew, homemade yeast rolls, apple pie and brownies at the Hutchins Education Center on Perkins… Read More
    Learn how a tree becomes a salad bowl with Mount Desert Island woodworker Danielle Rose Byrd on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center. Feel free to bring your lunch and join the Castine Woman’s Club for their monthly lunchtime meeting at noon followed… Read More
    The past is often viewed as the best of times with the most interesting characters. Nostalgia aside, meet some interesting, 1950s-vintage, Castine characters as Donald Small reads from his book Salt Water Town on Tuesday, September 5 (1 p.m.) at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center on Perkins… Read More
    Men’s fashion at the time of the American Revolution was very different than men’s fashion of today. Historian Henry Cooke will offer a public lecture entitled Soldiers, Sailors and Loyal Citizens All: The Dress of Castine during the British Occupation, 1779-1783 on Friday evening, August 18 (7 –… Read More
    Mark your calendar to attend Collecting Castine 2017, a special, one-night exhibit and sale of Castine fine art on Monday, August 7, from 5 – 7:30 p.m. held at the Hutchins Education Center in Castine. This is a fundraising event with a twist. By making a reservation with… Read More
    Everybody knows about poppa bear, momma bear, and baby bear, but do you know about water bears? Join Dr. Emma Perry at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center in Castine on Friday July 7 at 3 p.m. as she discusses her research on tardigrades (microscopic invertebrate organisms, also… Read More
    Something is being cooked up outside the John Perkins House on the Wilson Museum Campus in Castine this summer. Building and Grounds Manager Sherm Hutchins will be building an outdoor bake oven, weather permitting, beginning on Wednesday, July 5, through Friday, July 7, or until completed. If the… Read More
    The struggles of children and families in Uganda will be the topic for a talk Monday, June 12 (7 p.m.) at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center in Castine. John Shiundu, Director of the Kidron Valley Children’s Home and Boarding School in Jinja, Uganda, will speak about adoption… Read More
    CASTINE — It’s tournament time! The fifth year of Maja Trivia, a game celebrating the rich history of the region once known as Majabigwaduce, now the towns of Brooksville, Castine, and Penobscot, is drawing to an exciting conclusion. Throughout the school year, 5th – 8th grade students from… Read More
    Wilson Museum’s second April Coffee House will take place on Friday, April 7th from 6:30 to 9 p.m. with three musical offerings to help clear out the winter blues. Add a steaming cup of Bucklyn Coffee with some delicious baked goods in the sparkling ambiance of the Hutchins… Read More
    Enjoy an armchair traveling experience with Penobscot summer resident and long-time weaver Marjorie Wheeler as she shares her trip to the mountain villages of Guatemala. Co-sponsored by the Castine Woman’s Club and the Wilson Museum, Marjorie’s visual presentation on Tuesday, April 4 at 1 p.m. will take place… Read More
    From Frederic Church to Richard Estes, many of America’s most celebrated artists have been inspired by the landscape of the Acadia region. Art writer Carl Little will present a slide talk Art of Acadia at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center in Castine on Tuesday, December 13, at… Read More
    After successful dual careers as physicians, Dr. Danielle Mutty and her husband retired. Retirement not only opened the possibilities of travelling for pleasure but also a chance to share their medical training with poorer nations, such as Haiti. The Castine Woman’s Club and the Wilson Museum will co-host… Read More
    Since we can’t compare apples to oranges, let’s compare apples to apples! Join John Bunker at the Wilson Museum’s Hutchins Education Center on Thursday, October 6 (7 p.m.) to learn about heirloom apple varieties in Maine. From the large Wolf River to the tiny crabapple, Maine’s trees may… Read More
    People often feel shell-shocked upon the death of a loved one. Castine-based entrepreneur Kasey Smith’s business, EterNav (short for eternal navigation) was created to help guide families at such times of crisis by using technology and a network of support in new ways. Castine Woman’s Club and The… Read More
    The Wilson Museum is pleased to announce the acquisition of a painting by Castine artist Gregory Dunham for its permanent collection. The painting, Twilight’s Last Gleaming, was selected as the People’s Choice during the inaugural art show and fundraiser Collecting Castine. Over 65 generous donors viewed an outstanding… Read More